The AAPG Nominating Committee, a sub-committee of the Advisory Council, is responsible for recommending a list of nominees for AAPG office to the Executive Committee for its approval each year.

The deadline for nominations is 31 August 2021. Nominations received after 31 August will be held for next year’s consideration.

The Nominating Committee will consider candidates in the fall of 2021 for President-Elect (for 2022-23, serving as AAPG President 2023-24); Vice President for Sections (2022-24); Treasurer for (2022-24) and Editor for (2022-25).

The AAPG Advisory Council has mandated these limitations:

  • Resumes and/or biographies of the Nominee for Officer Candidate must be a maximum of two pages
  • The maximum number of letters of support for the nomination will be limited to three. If more than three letters of support are arriving at HQ, the first three will be presented in the Council package.

MAKE A NOMINATION


We urge you to take the following considerations when determining your nominations for the various offices:

The President-Elect

The terms of office for the president-elect and president shall be for one (1) year. The president-elect shall serve as a member of the Executive Committee, shall present a budget for the ensuing year to the Executive Committee, and succeed to the office of president following the term as president-elect.

A vacancy in the office of president-elect shall be filled by a special election called by the Executive Committee.


Vice President, Sections

The Vice President, Sections shall serve for two (2) years, must reside within the United States and be a Member of a Section and with his or her other duties, concern himself or herself with the activities of the Association in respect to United States sections.

A vacancy in the office of president shall be filled by the vice president whose term of office started earliest. A vacancy in the office of vice president-sections shall be filled by a special election called by the Executive Committee.


Treasurer

The Treasurer shall serve two (2) years and shall supervise the receipt of all funds and, under the direction of the Executive Committee, be responsible for all disbursements of funds of the Association; serve as an ex-officio member of the committee on investments; give bond, the amount of which shall be determined by the Executive Committee; make the annual report as treasurer; and perform such other duties as directed by the Executive Committee.

A vacancy occurring in the office of treasurer shall be filled by the unsuccessful candidate for that office in the most recent election. If there was more than one unsuccessful candidate for that office consenting to serve if elected, the vacancy will be filled by a special election, which may be by preferential balloting. If no candidates are willing to serve if elected, the Executive Committee may fill such vacancy.


Editor

The Editor shall serve three (3) years and shall have general supervision of and final authority in soliciting, accepting, and rejecting all material on technical subjects for publication; have policy oversight and responsibility for editorial content of all technical and peer-reviewed publications; submit an annual report of editorial activities to the Executive Committee; and, with the approval of the Executive Committee, appoint volunteer editors as deemed necessary.

A vacancy occurring in the office of editor shall be filled by the unsuccessful candidate for that office in the most recent election. If there was more than one unsuccessful candidate for that office consenting to serve if elected, the vacancy will be filled by a special election, which may be by preferential balloting. If no candidates are willing to serve if elected, the Executive Committee may fill such vacancy.

We ask that you please submit your recommendations on the form(s) provided. These forms are intended to bring greater uniformity and consistency to the nomination process and will ease the task of submitting nominations. Return completed forms to Administration.

Submit nominations by email:
[email protected]

Submit nominations by post:
AAPG Nominations
P.O. Box 979
Tulsa, OK 74101.

Candidates will be considered for no more than three years unless renominated.

Note: The AAPG Advisory Council has mandated resumes and biographies must each be two-pages (maximum) for their review. For letters created in support of the nominee, the first three letters received will accompany the nomination form for the Advisory Council’s review.

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