2020 APA Election

Participate in the 2020 APA Election.

Call for nominations!

Submit nominations and letters of recommendation for the 2020 APA National Election to Please make sure to include the full name of the nominated APA member and the corresponding office(s) for which he/she is being nominated.

The deadline for nominations is October 1, 2019.

The following national offices are open for nominations:

  • President-Elect
  • Treasurer
  • Trustee-at-Large
  • Area 2 & 5 Trustees1
  • 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.


APA Elections

View information on how to participate in the 2020 APA Election.


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