Elections

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Nominations are now open through Friday, March 30.  Notifications will go out to in early May. 

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Open Positions

AACP is currently seeking nominations for the following leadership positions:

President-Elect
  • Is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy’s Board of Directors and commits to serving on the board for three years
  • In the absence or disability of the President, the President-elect performs all duties of the President and when so acting is subject to all the same restrictions.
  • Chairs the Strategic Planning Committee
  • Serves as a member of Finance Committee
  • Serves as a member of the board and executive committee of the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE)
  • Attends an executive leadership program in association management with the EVP/CEO
  • Appoints volunteers to the committees of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • Performs other duties as requested by the President or Board of Directors
  • Represents the Association at AACP/NABP District Meetings

Please contact Immediate Past President Joseph T. DiPiro for more information.

Treasurer
  • Is a member of the of American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy’s Board of Directors and agrees to a three-year term
  • Oversees the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy’s financial operations
  • Supervises the collection and reporting of all income and expenditures and establishes proper accounting procedures for the handling of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy’s funds
  • Chairs the Finance Committee and Investment Committee
  • Reports on the financial condition of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy at Board of Directors meetings and at other times when called upon by the President
  • Oversees preparation of the annual audit, which is conducted by a certified public accountant
  • Helps to formulate goals and ideas for the financial benefit of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • Reviews financial viability of the Association along with others to strengthen its position currently and in the future

Please contact Immediate Past President Joseph T. DiPiro for more information.

Speaker of the House
  • Presides over the House of Delegates
  • Facilitates the discussion and adoption of Resolutions and Policy statements representing the position of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • Serves on the Bylaws and Policy Development Committee
  • Serves on the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy's Board of Directors (2-year term)

Please contact Immediate Past President Joseph T. DiPiro for more information.

Council of Deans Chair-elect
  • Serve as a member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy’s Board of Directors and commits to serving on the board for three years
  • Serve as a member of the COD Administrative Board of the Council and commits to serving on the Council for three years.
  • Assumes the duties of the Chair in the event of the latter's absence at regular meetings.
  • If the office of Chair becomes vacant, the Chair-elect completes the unexpired term of the office and the office of Chair-elect remains vacant until the next regularly scheduled election
  • Serve on AACP Strategic Planning Committee

Please contact Immediate Past Chair Natalie D. Eddington for more information.

Council of Faculties Chair-elect

The Chair-elect shall assume the duties of the Chair in the event of the latter's absence or ineligibility and serves on the Council’s Administrative Board. The Chair-elect shall serve as a representative of this Council on the Board of Directors of the Association.
Specific duties:

  • Establish the charges for COF committees and task forces for the upcoming year – typically in April or May — prior to the Annual Meeting. Standing Committees for the COF include Nominations, Rules and Resolutions, Quorum, and Faculty Affairs. The COF Chair-elect may establish additional committees or task forces as deemed necessary to carry out the work of the COF.
  • Call for volunteers to service on COF committees and task forces – typically in May or June — prior to the Annual Meeting.
  • Appoint COF members to serve on COF committees and task forces; designate the Chair of each committee and task force. Most COF committees and task forces are expected to complete their charge(s) within 1 year. However, if the charge(s) necessitate a longer appointment, the Chair, in consultation with the Chair-elect, may appoint a committee/task force for a longer term.
  • Serve as the Chair of the Emerging Teaching Scholar Selection Committee.
  • Announce Emerging Teaching Scholar winners at COF business meeting.
  • Coordinate activities of mutual interest between the COF and COS.
  • Serve on AACP Strategic Planning Committee

Please contact Immediate Past Chair Anandi V. Law for more information.

Council of Faculties Secretary of Knowledge Management

The Secretary of Knowledge Management shall be responsible for taking the minutes at all meetings of this Council and of its Administrative Board. The Secretary shall be elected by this Council to a two-year term, beginning with the termination of the annual meeting. The Secretary may not be elected to successive terms of office.
Specific duties:

  • Take the minutes at COF business and administrative board meetings.
  • Distribute minutes to COF Administrative Board and Executive Vice President of AACP (for review and approval) within 30 days of the conclusion of each business and administrative board meeting.
  • Distribute final, approved minutes to COF members within 45 days of the conclusion of each business and administrative board meeting.
  • Develop and distribute a list of COF committees/task forces, committee/task force members (names and contact information), and due dates for reports.
  • Serve as the COF liaison to the New/Junior Faculty learning community and to develop COF programming and events relevant to new/junior faculty to be held at the AACP Annual and Interim Meetings.
  • Serve as the COF liaison to the Quorum Committee

Please contact Immediate Past Chair Anandi V. Law for more information.

Council of Sections Chair-elect

Only current members of the Council of Sections may be nominated as the Chair-elect

  • Serves as a member of the Council’s Administrative Board for a three year term
  • Serves as a representative of this Council on the Board of Directors of the Association 
  • At the conclusion of the annual business meeting of the Section at the Annual Meeting, the Chair-elect shall assume the duties and responsibilities of Chair until the conclusion of the annual business meeting the following year.
  • Attend the Leadership Forum, Interim Meeting and Annual Meeting 
  • Work with the current Chair to develop a focus for the Council for the following year
  • Collaborate with the Chair-elect for the Council of Deans and the Chair-elect for the Council of Faculties to share visions, decide joint task forces and charges, and appoint those task forces  
  • Serves on the New Investigator Award (NIA) committee and contributes to the decision making process for NIA awards.
  • Assumes the Chair’s duties and responsibilities in the event of the latter’s absence at meetings of the Section or of the Association, or in the event of the death, resignation, or incapacity of the Chair 
  • Serves on the Strategic Panning Committee and additional Council or Board committees or assist in other capacities, as needed

Please contact Immediate Past Chair Schwanda K. Flowers for more information.

 

Council of Sections Secretary of Knowledge Management
  • Keeps record of the minutes of all business and program sessions of the Section, and shall post copies of the minutes and notify members via the listserv within 30 days following conclusion of the meeting 
  • Receive electronic copies of all reports from Council committees or task forces, post them within one to two weeks prior to the Annual Meeting, and notify Council members of their availability via the listserv 
  • Records and disseminates the minutes of the business meetings, and serves as the communications person for all administrative activities of the Council

Please contact Immediate Past Chair Schwanda K. Flowers for more information.

Responsibilities for All Board Level Positions

Subject to the limits set by the Bylaws, assumes leadership responsibilities for AACP,
including but not limited to:

  • Adopting the annual budget and maintaining fiduciary responsibility for the Association
  • Proposing membership dues for submission to the House of Delegates for Approval
  • Approving institutional membership requests for final action by House of Delegates
  • Leads by examples and is a representative of the Association’s membership
  • Serve as liaisons to various governance groups
  • Serves as a leader (point person) to provide insight regards issues facing the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy to the membership as a whole
  • Assists the officers in providing oversight on the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy’s future direction in meeting the goals of the Association and membership growth
  • Knows the issues before the Board and House of Delegates
  • Seeks and respects the opinions of other Directors
  • Looks for sound and innovative solutions on behalf of the Association
  • Works to develop consensus
  • Participates actively in Board meetings and the governance of the Association

Submission Information

Submit the following information by Friday, March 30.

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Biographical sketch (up to 250 words maximum; in Word format)
  • Letter of  Interest (maximum 2 pages, single spaced)
  • Photo (jpeg or tiff format at 300 dpi or greater; either black and white or color)

Please contact Melinda D. Colón, Director of Governance Programs and Meetings for more information.