The Board of Directors is seeking nominations for the position of APA Recording Secretary. The term of the current Recording Secretary ends Dec. 31, 2018.

According to the association's bylaws: “The Recording Secretary shall be a Member of the Association, elected by the immediately previous Council following nomination by the Board of Directors, and shall serve for a term of three years, beginning on January 1 of the year following the individual's election, and shall not succeed themself in this role. The Recording Secretary shall not be eligible to appear as a candidate on the Board member-at-large or Treasurer election ballots for at least one year after the individual's term has expired. The Recording Secretary shall serve as secretary of Council and of the Board of Directors and shall perform such other duties as may be prescribed in these Bylaws. It shall be the duty of the Recording Secretary to keep the records of all meetings of Council and of the Board of Directors; to file and hold subject to call and to direct the publication of such records, reports, and proceedings as are authorized by these Bylaws and by vote of Council or the Board of Directors at any duly constituted meeting; and to perform all other secretarial duties for Council and the Board of Directors as are not delegated to the chief executive officer. In the event that the Treasurer shall not be able to complete a term for any reason, the Recording Secretary is authorized to perform the duties normally assigned to the Treasurer until the individual is replaced under procedures defined in the Association Rules.”

Nominations must be received by March 30. Any member of the association is eligible for nomination with the exception of the current Recording Secretary, Treasurer, and members-at-large of the Board of Directors who are not eligible for at least one year after their term has expired. Final nominees will be selected by the Board of Directors. The election ballot will be electronically sent on July 1 to all voting members of the 2017 Council of Representatives with a 30-day balloting period.

Please send nominations, and include a CV of the nominee, to elections@apa.org.