2021 Special Election Timeline
AAPA will conduct a Special Election to fill a vacancy in the position of AAPA president-elect. In accordance with the AAPA Bylaws (Article XIII, Section 9), the immediate past president fulfills the duties (but not the office) of president-elect until a new president-elect assumes office.
The new president-elect will serve the remainder of the unexpired term (ending June 30, 2022) and then serve a subsequent term as president-elect before taking office as president on July 1, 2023.
In accordance with its charges, the Governance Commission has established the following timeline for conducting this Special Election.
||Seated members of the BOD planning to run for president-elect must notify the senior vice president of Governance of their intent to resign.
||Candidate applications open.
||Deadline to file candidate applications and submit all supporting documents/materials.
|September 29 – October 6
||Nominating Work Group (NWG) interviews with candidates.
|October 6 – 8
||NWG meets to determine slate of candidates (date TBD).
- Launch of candidate webpages.
- Email to all members announcing all Special Election candidates.
||Date eligible voters in the Special Election must be current AAPA fellow members.
||Voting opens at 9 a.m. ET.
- Voting closes at 5 p.m. ET.
- Candidates notified by Governance Commission chair.
||Special Election results announced.
Have questions? Check out the Special Election FAQs and feel free to contact [email protected].