APGO Board of Directors Nomination Information

Each year, nominations are held for positions on the APGO Board of Directors. Please read on to learn about eligibility and selection criteria, board member responsibilities and information on how to apply. 

IN 2016, WE ARE ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR SECRETARY-TREASURER AND THREE (3) BOARD OF DIRECTOR POSITIONS.

Nominations Deadline: July 15, 2016 - 5:00 PM ET

Eligibility and Selection Criteria
Board members must:

  1. Be an APGO member in good standing for a period of at least three years
  2. Have a record of active participation and interest in APGO activities and objectives
  3. Attend and participate in all scheduled meetings
  4. Understand and honor the Association’s overall core values, goals and objectives
  5. Communicate effectively
  6. Complete assigned tasks/projects in a timely manner

Secretary-Treasure-Elect applicants must:   

  1. Be an APGO member in good standing for a period of at least five years
  2. Have a record of past leadership positions within APGO and other ob-gyn specialty organizations
  3. Demonstrate participation and interest in APGO activities and objectives
  4. Attend and participate in all scheduled meetings
  5. Understand and honor the Association’s overall core values, goals and objectives
  6. Communicate effectively
  7. Complete assigned tasks/projects in a timely manner

Board Job Description
For a job description, please click here

How to Apply

The following documents are required for board nominations and should be saved together as one PDF and submitted here:

  1. Cover letter addressed to Amy (Meg) Autry, MD, Chair, APGO Nominating Committee, 2130 Priest Bridge Drive, Suite #7, Crofton, MD 21114
  2. One-paragraph statement of qualifications, including past experience and membership in non-profit associations
  3. Short biographical sketch of the nominee using the NIH Biographical Sketch format.

Questions
For additional information on any of the above, contact APGO at (410) 451-9560 or at dwachter@apgo.org.


Duties and Powers of the APGO Board of Directors:
The general management of the Association shall be vested in the Board of Directors, whose powers and duties shall be those ordinarily held and performed by the board of directors of a corporation. It shall:
  1. Transact all business required to carry out the objectives of the Association.
  2. Call special meetings of the Association.
  3. Create standing and temporary committees and provide definitions of committee duties.
  4. Vote by mail when necessary.
  5. Establish and collect dues.
  6. Approve and revise the budget for each fiscal year.
  7. Elect, suspend or expel members.

Duties and Powers of the APGO Officers:

President: The President shall be the principal executive officer of the Association. He/She shall perform all duties incident to the office of President and such other duties as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors from time to time. He/She shall preside at all meetings of the membership and of the Board of Directors. He/She may sign, with the Secretary-Treasurer or any other proper officer of the Association authorized by the Board of Directors, any deeds, mortgages, bonds, contracts or other instruments that the Board of Directors has authorized to be executed. Whenever, in the opinion of the Board of Directors, the President is unable to fulfill his/her duties, these shall be assumed by the President-Elect.

President-Elect: The President-Elect, in the absence of the President or in the event of his/her inability to act, shall perform the duties of the President and, when so acting, shall have all the powers and be subject to all restrictions upon the President. The President-Elect shall perform such other duties that, from time to time, may be assigned to him/her by the President or by the Board of Directors.

Secretary-Treasurer: The Secretary-Treasurer shall be responsible for all funds and securities of the Association; shall receive and give receipt for monies due and payable to the Association and deposit all such monies in the name of the Association in such accounts as shall be selected in accordance with the provisions of Article IX of these bylaws; and shall present an annual report of the financial condition of the Association. The Secretary-Treasurer shall be responsible for the corporate records and minutes of all meetings of the Association; shall see that all notices are duly given in accordance with the provisions of these bylaws or as required by law; shall keep a register of the post office address of each member; shall attend to such other business as the Association may direct; and, in general, shall perform all the ordinary duties incident to the office of Secretary-Treasurer.

Past President: The Past President shall serve as chairman of the Nominating Committee and shall carry out any duties assigned by the President and/or Board of Directors. If the Past President is unable to perform the duties, the most recent available Past President shall replace him or her.