November 2019 Volume LIV Number 6

 
 
 
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Call for Nominations

November 2019 Volume LIV Number 6

The AAPD Nominations Committee is accepting nominations for the 2020-21 election of  Secretary/Treasurer, Affi  ?liate membership trustee, and At-Large trustee. The at-large trustee also represents the member of  the Federal Services. The term of  the current At-large Trustee, Dr. Tegwyn H. Brickhouse, expires in 2020.
 
Nominations must be received by the AAPD headquarters office no later than Dec. 1, 2019. This date reflects procedures for the Nominatio"The AAPD Nominations Committee is accepting nominations for the 2020-21 election of  Secretary/Treasurer, Affilliate membership trustee, and At-Large trustee. The at-large trustee also represents the member of  the Federal Services. The term of  the current At-large Trustee, Dr. Tegwyn H. Brickhouse, expires in 2020.
 
Nominations must be received by the AAPD headquarters office no later than Dec. 1, 2019. This date reflects procedures for the Nominations Committee, per the current AAPD Administrative Policy and Procedure Manual.*
 
A nominee's submission must be on the standard AAPD Nominations Committee Candidate Consideration form. This form can be obtained by contacting Governance and Operations Manager Margaret Bjerklie at mbj@aapd.org. The required materials from nominees are the following:
  1. The completed and signed Nomination form;
  2. A one-page essay explaining their interest in serving in the specific office and summarizing their leadership skills;
  3. A background description suitable for publishing in PDT (Pediatric Dentistry Today);
  4. A photograph in electronic format suitable for publication in PDT (Pediatric Dentistry Today).
 
Letters of  recommendation: Nominations for Secretary/Treasurer and At-Large Trustee must have three (3) letters of  recommendation from active, life or retired members of  the Academy. Nominations for Affiiate Membership Trustee must have a letter signed by five (5) AAPD members signifying support of  the nominations. One of  the signatories must be a voting (i.e., Active or Life) member of  the Academy. It is recommended that one of  the signatories be the president of  the state chapter where the Affiiate member practices.
 
The Nominations Committee will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at which time they shall interview all nominees either in person or via teleconference or web conference or other appropriate technology. All nominees must agree to participate in this interview process. All nominees for the 2020-21 academy year will be published in the March or May 2020 issue of  PDT and voted on by the membership at the 2020 General Assembly.
 
For further information, please contact Chief  Executive Office John S. Rutkauskas at (312) 337-2169, ext. 29, or jrutkauskas@aapd.org."
 
"*All members have online access to the most recent version of  the AAPD Administrative Policy and Procedure Manual, which is periodically reviewed and updated by the Policy and Procedure Committee with oversight and  approval by the board of  trustees. The Policy and Procedure Manual can be found on http://www.aapd.org, under Governance Documents in the Governance section of  Member Resources."
 
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