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Call for Nominations

The PAOS Nominating committee is accepting applications for elections to the Board of Directors.  The following positions are open for election:  term July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2019.

Vice President
The Vice President shall assist the President or the officers in all functions as directed.  The Vice President will serve as the Chief Delegate to the AAPA House of Delegates and serve to represent PAOS to the delegation and report pertinent information to the BOD.  The Vice-President will serve on the Nominating Committee.  The Vice President shall attend the annual CME meeting and all BOD meetings and/or conference calls.

Secretary
The Secretary shall record or designate a recorder for the minutes of meetings, update the By-Laws periodically as directed by the BOD and provide other appropriate information services as needed.  The Secretary will be available to assist other officers in their administrative duties.  The Secretary will serve as Chair to the Membership Committee.  The Secretary shall attend the annual CME meeting and all BOD meeting and/or conference calls.

Northeast Regional Director – (CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT)
The Northeast Regional Director will function as general membership representatives/officers to the BOD and may be appointed or elected as chairperson of one or more committees.  They may also assist the other officers in the organization as needed or delegated.  Each Regional Director shall be responsible for maintaining memberships in their region and contacting past members about membership renewal. Regional Directors will coordinate membership information with the Membership Chair. Each Regional Director shall attend the annual CME meeting and all BOD meetings and/or conference calls.

Southeast Regional Director – (AL, DC, DE, FL, GA, KY, MD, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)
The Southeast Regional Director will function as general membership representatives/officers to the BOD and may be appointed or elected as chairperson of one or more committees.  They may also assist the other officers in the organization as needed or delegated.  Each Regional Director shall be responsible for maintaining memberships in their region and contacting past members about membership renewal. Regional Directors will coordinate membership information with the Membership Chair. Each Regional Director shall attend the annual CME meeting and all BOD meetings and/or conference calls.

South Central Regional Director – (MS, AR, CO, KS, LA, NM, OK, TX)
The South Central Regional Director will function as general membership representatives/officers to the BOD and may be appointed or elected as chairperson of one or more committees. They may also assist the other officers in the organization as needed or delegated.  Each Regional Director shall be responsible for maintaining memberships in their region and contacting past members about membership renewal. Regional Directors will coordinate membership information with the Membership Chair. Each Regional Director shall attend the annual CME meeting and all BOD meetings and/or conference calls.

Requirements:  The application should include an official photo, a position statement (500 words or less) and current CV. All applicants must be members in good standing with the AAPA and PAOS.  Applicants should be currently practicing in orthopaedics.

Nomination applications may be self-nominated and must be received by midnight EST on April 15, 2017. The election will occur via electronic ballot from May 1 - May 31, 2017.  Elected officers will take office on July 1, 2017.

 Please submit completed application or questions to Elizabeth Darr at Elizabeth@paos.org