Call for Nominations

ALPHA Board of Directors & President Elect

Are you interested in serving on the ALPHA Board? Do you know a colleague who would make a great Board Member? 

Service on the Alaska Public Health Association (ALPHA) Board of Directors is an excellent opportunity for public health leaders and practitioners to contribute to the vision and direction of advancing public health in Alaska. Submit your nomination with the ALPHA Board Nomination Form by October 12th for the 2019 Annual Election. 

This Call for Nominations includes the following positions:  

  • The President-Elect serves three years. In 2019, they will serve on the executive committee and
    assist with the planning of the Alaska Health Summit, followed by serving as President in 2019. In 2020,
    as Past President, they will have the distinguished honor of serving as the Chair for the Alaska Health
    Summit Planning Committee.
  • Board Members serve three years. There are five Board seats open for election. The Board
    Member commitment includes attendance at regular board meetings (in person or via teleconference, an
    average of 8-10 per year), attendance at the annual planning retreat in the Spring (some travel support may be available),
    and the willingness to serve on at least one committee.

For more information about Board position duties, see the ALPHA Bylaws (Articles VII & VIII) on the ALPHA
website at www.alaskapublichealth.org/about.

It is the desire of the Board and ALPHA as an organization to promote diversity on the Board and to best
represent the membership at large geographically, by discipline, and by public health interests.

It is the desire of the Board and ALPHA as an organization to promote diversity on the Board and to
best represent the membership at large geographically, by discipline, and by public health interests.

All nominees for the 2019 Election must submit a brief statement of their public health experience
and interest in serving on the ALPHA Board, a resume or curriculum vitae, and names and contact
information of 2 references who are familiar with their work in public health. All nominees must be
ALPHA members – new members welcome!

Prior to submitting a nomination, please be sure to contact the Nominee for consent to move their
name forward. Self-nominations are also welcomed.

Please return this form and requested information by Friday, October 12th to
info@alaskapublichealth.org OR FAX to 907-450-2470. For questions call 907-450-2459.


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