2021 Elections Timeline

The dates below reflect important milestones pertinent to the Board of Directors (BOD) General Election, the House of Delegates (HOD) Elections – including the House Officers and the Nominating Work Group (NWG) – and the Student Academy (SA) Election.

DATE(s) ACTION(s)
February 26 Any current BOD member who is choosing to run for an alternate position mid-term—which per AAPA Bylaws would require them to resign their current position effective June 30—must declare their intention to run for the alternative office to the Senior Vice President of Governance and Leadership. This is to ensure any resulting 2021-2022 vacancy may be published as an open position for potential candidates.
March 5 Candidate applications open
March 31 Deadline to file BOD General, House Officer, NWG, and Student Academy candidate applications
April 5 – 9 NWG interviews with BOD General Election and House Officer candidates
April 12 – 16 NWG meets to determine a slate of candidates for BOD General Election and House Officer election (date TBD)
April 22
  • Launch BOD General, House Officer, NWG, and Student Academy candidate webpages
  • Email to all members announcing all election candidates
May 6 Date eligible voters in HOD elections (House Officers and NWG) must be current fellow/student members
May 11 Date eligible voters in BOD and Student Academy elections must be current fellow/student members
May 20 Virtual Meet the Candidates Forum for House Officers and NWG candidates is held at HOD
May 21 House Officer and NWG Elections are held at Virtual House of Delegates Meeting
May 23 Virtual Meet the Candidates Forum for Student Academy Election
May 25 Virtual Meet the Candidates Forum for BOD General Election
May 26 Voting opens for the BOD General and Student Academy Elections
June 7 Voting closes for the BOD General and Student Academy Elections
June 8 Election results announced for the BOD General and Student Academy Elections
July 1 2021 – 2022 Leadership Year begins
July – TBD AAPA Board of Directors Meeting