November 2021 Volume LVI Number 6

 
 
 
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Call for 2022 Nominations

November 2021 Volume LVI Number 6

Secretary/Treasurer and At-Large Trustee for the International Membership
 
The AAPD Nominations Committee is accepting nominations for the 2022 election of Secretary/Treasurer and At-Large Trustee. The at-large trustee also represents the International Membership. The term of the current At-Large Trustee Dr. Anu- pama R. Tate, expires in 2022.
 
Nominations must be received by the AAPD headquarters office no later than Dec. 1, 2021. 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 Pediatric Dentistry Today;
  4. A photograph in electronic format suitable for publication in Pediatric Dentistry Today.
Letters of recommendation: Nominations for Secretary/Treasurer and Academic At-Large Trustee must have three letters of recommendation from active, life, or retired members of the Academy.
 
The Nominations Committee will meet in January 2022, at which time they shall interview all nominees via teleconference or web conference or other appropriate technology. All nominees must agree to participate in this interview process. All nomi- nees for the 2022-2023 academy year will be published in the March or May 2022 issue of PDT and voted on by the member- ship at the 2022 General Assembly.
 
For further information, please contact Chief Executive Office John S. Rutkauskas at (312) 337-2169, ext. 28, 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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