2020 APA Election

Participate in the 2020 APA Election.


Eligible APA members can use the following link to cast their ballot for the 2020 Election. Please log in with your credentials.


Slate of Candidates

The APA Nominating Committee, chaired by Altha Stewart, M.D., reports the following slate of candidates for the 2020 Election. This slate is considered public, but not official, until the Board of Trustees approves it at its December 2019 meeting. All candidates and supporters should review the updated Election Guidelines for 2020. For more information, email


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  • Ann Marie T. Sullivan, M.D.  (Website )
  • Richard F. Summers, M.D.  (Website )

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Area 2 Trustee 1

  • James P. Kelleher, M.D., M.B.A.  (Website )
  • Glenn A. Martin, M.D.  (Website )

Area 5 Trustee 1

  • Jenny Boyer, M.D., Ph.D., J.D.  (Website )
  • Philip L. Scurria, M.D.  (Website )

Resident-Fellow Member Trustee-Elect (RFMTE) 2

  1. Elected by eligible voters of their respective Area
  2. Elected by APA Resident-Fellow Members (RFMs)

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible voters are currently active voting members of the APA not designated as a Medical Student or International Member. Members interested in running for office should review the eligibility requirement.

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Election Guidelines

Election Guidelines, developed by the Elections Committee and approved by the Board of Trustees are intended to provide a level playing field for candidates. Campaigning by candidates and supporters begins when the slate of candidates is announced by November 1.


2020 Election Schedule
Slate of Candidates Announced By November 1
Deadline for Petition Candidates November 15
Voting Begins January 2
Voting Deadline January 31 at 11:59 p.m. ET
Election Results Mid-February TBD