This summer, IAPHS will hold an election to choose a new president-elect, three Board members, and a Student Representative.
This summer, IAPHS will hold an election to choose a new president-elect, three Board members, and a Student Representative. The Nominations Committee, chaired by Past President Roland Thorpe, invites suggestions for nominees. Nominations must be received by February 13, 2023.
About the positions:
The president-elect serves IAPHS for three years. They will serve as president-elect for a year, will lead the organization as president in 2025, and will serve as past-president in 2026. In 2024, they will begin planning the 2025 conference. In 2026, s/he will serve as chair of the Nominations Committee.
Board members provide overall leadership and strategic direction to the organization. During their three-year terms, they participate in conference calls and serve on committees.
The Student Representatives serve a two-year term. The Student board member represents the interests of students on the board and leads the Student Committee and their efforts.
IAPHS structures its nominations to assure diversity in the leadership of the organization by assuring that nominees for the various positions vary by career stage, discipline, and other characteristics.
Officers who will be serving in 2024 are:
President: Magdalena Cerda, NYU Langone
Past President: Mark Hayward, University of Texas at Austin
Treasurer: Elizabeth Wildsmith, Child Trends
Secretary: Katrina Walsemann, University of Maryland
Executive Director: Suzanne Bevan, SSB Management
Board members who will be continuing their service in 2023 are:
Elaine Hernandez, Indiana University
Jennifer Karas Montez, Syracuse University
Marino Bruce, University of Houston
Kaori Fujishiro, CDC
Caryn Bell, Tulane University
Alexander Tsai, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
We welcome your comments about ways of adding further diversity to the Board as well as your suggestions for nominees. Please send comments to Sue Bevan, IAPHS Executive Director (firstname.lastname@example.org). Anyone can submit suggestions for nominees, even if not yet an IAPHS member. IAPHS also welcomes self-nominations. Suggested nominees need not be members but must join when accepting a nomination.
Many thanks from the Nominations Committee and the IAPHS Board.