2022 APA Election

Call for nominations!

Download the 2022 APA Nomination Form and submit a complete nomination packet to for consideration by the APA Nominating Committee. All items must be submitted as one PDF packet by September 1, 2021.

The deadline for nominations is September 1, 2021.

The following national offices are open for nominations:

  • President-Elect
  • Treasurer
  • Trustee-at-Large
  • Area 3 & 6 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 (.pdf)

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.


2022 Election Schedule
Nomination Deadline September 1
Slate of Candidates Announced November 5 (or earlier)
Deadline for Petition Candidates November 10
Voting Begins January 3
Voting Deadline January 31 at 11:59 p.m. ET
Election Results Mid-February
Transition of Leadership May 25