Nominations for the 2020 ACPA Board of Directors are now open. The ACPA Nominating Committee strives for a balance of disciplines, gender, geography, institutional, racial, ethnic and other demographics. Please keep this in mind as you review the 2019 ACPA Board of Directors and consider your nominations. Self-nominations will also be accepted from qualified individuals.
The Board of Directors is empowered to develop, implement, and reevaluate the strategic plan of the Association; formulate organizational policy to foster growth and development of the Association; approve the annual budget and hire, compensate and terminate the Executive Director. The Board of Directors also oversees the operational function of the Association, establishes principles of conduct for teams and members, and interfaces with other organizations and the general public regarding issues central to the mission of the Association.
The Nominating Committee is accepting nominations from current voting ACPA Members for the following positions:
- President-Elect: Serves on the Board and becomes President after one year. Should have previous experience serving on the ACPA Board.
- Vice President-Elect: Assists the current VP with ACPA’s Annual Meeting program and will become the 2021 Vice President and 2021 Program Committee Chair. Should have previously served on the ACPA Board.
- Treasurer: Assumes responsibility for oversight of the financial affairs of the Association. Chairs the Management and Finance Committee.
- Board Member – Named: Serves on behalf of the membership for a three-year term. This year, the named Board Member shall represent plastic surgery or general surgery per the ACPA Bylaws.
- Board Member – At Large: Serves on behalf of the membership for a three-year term. This member may represent any discipline.
- All candidates must have been an ACPA member for a minimum of 5 years.
- Nominees have demonstrated a high commitment level to ACPA.
- Nominees have previous reliable involvement and responsiveness on ACPA activities, such as committees, task forces, meetings and scientific contributions.
- Nominees have strong organizational, communication and leadership skills.
- Nominees have time and administrative support and can accept the responsibilities of the designated position.