APhA Election

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Apply for a position on the APhA Board or an Academy Office by October 15th.
The applications for the 2015 APhA Election are now available. Applicants must apply by October 15, 2014, and successful applicants will be slated into the 2015 APhA Election, which kicks off at APhA2015 in San Diego, CA. 
 
2015 APhA Election Timeline
October 15, 2014 - Application deadline for the 2015 APhA election cycle
November/December 2014 - APhA Committee on Nominations meets; election slate announced
March 27-30, 2015 - Slated candidates attend APhA2015 in San Diego, California
March 27, 2015 - May 25, 2015 - Voting period for 2015 election
July 2015 - 2015 APhA election results announced
March 2016 - Successfully elected candidates installed at APhA2016 in Baltimore, Maryland
 
APhA Board of Trustees available positions: 
 
APhA-APRS available positions:
 
APhA-APPM available positions:
 

 


 

About APhA Election

The APhA Election program includes elections for the APhA Board of Trustees -- President-elect and two Trustees -- and for the leadership of the APhA Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management (APhA-APPM) and the APhA Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science (APhA-APRS). Online voting opens for APhA membership in conjunction with the APhA Annual Meeting and Exposition, with a deadline for receipt of ballots in mid-late May. The Honorary President of APhA is also included in the ballot for the Board of Trustees. Members are required to vote online.

The results of the election for the Board of Trustees and for the leadership of APhA-APPM and APhA-APRS are certified by the Committee of Canvassers, which is appointed by the APhA President. Candidates for the Board of Trustees are slated by the APhA Committee on Nominations in early December and are introduced to Annual Meeting attendees at the First Session of the APhA House of Delegates. Annual Meeting attendees also have an opportunity to meet these candidates at two sessions of "Meet the Candidates for the Board of Trustees."

The Speaker-elect of the APhA House of Delegates is elected every even year by the APhA House of Delegates. The Speaker-elect serves until the end of the Annual Meeting following his/her election, at which time he/she is installed as Speaker and serves for two years.

The APhA-APPM Committee on Nominations is composed of the APhA-APPM President, who serves as the Chair of the Committee, and the four Immediate Past Presidents of the Academy. During years when there is a President-elect of the Academy, the President-elect will serve as an Ex-officio member of the Committee. The APhA-APRS Committee on Nominations is composed of the APhA-APRS President, who serves as Chair of the Committee, and the three APhA-APRS Section Chairs. The election slates for these two Academies are finalized in December.

The leadership of the APhA Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) -- President-elect, Speaker of the House and Members-at-Large -- are elected at the Final Session of the APhA-ASP House of Delegates held during the APhA Annual Meeting. The Presidents of the three APhA Academies as well as the Speaker of the APhA House of Delegates are voting members of the APhA Board of Trustees.

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