Election Process


 Overview of Election Timeline


  • Declaration of Candidacy available in February 2019
  • Floor Nominations are open at the Annual General Membership Meeting during the Pharmacology Conference.
    • Any  unopposed Single Slate Candidates for elected positions may be automatically awarded the position at this time.  See OAPA Policy Manual for more details.
  • Electronic ballots will be emailed to eligible voters.
  • Online voting will be available during the spring of 2019.
  • Election results finalized and reported several days after. 

 

Voter Eligibility


To vote for Regional Director:

  • Hold Fellow Membership or Associate Membership with OAPA at least fifteen (15) days prior to the election
  • Be registered within the associated region. Log onto “My Profile” to ensure you are correctly registered.

To vote for House of Delegates:

  • Hold both Fellow Membership with OAPA and Fellow Membership with AAPA at least fifteen (15) days prior to the election

To vote for all other positions:

  • Hold Fellow Membership or Associate Membership with OAPA at least fifteen (15) days prior to the election

 


All eligible voters must have a valid e-mail address to receive notifications and participate with online balloting.

Please log onto “My Profile” ensure your account is registered with your current e-mail address.


 

Interested in serving as an OAPA leader?


The following positions will be open for the 2019-2020 Board of Directors. Office terms run from July 1st - June 30th.

  • President-Elect:
  • Vice President:
  • Regional Director:
  • AAPA Delegate:
  • Secretary-Treasure:

 

Nomination Requirements for all positions except Student Representative:

Candidates must:

1) Be a Fellow Member of both OAPA and AAPA while in office

2) Declare candidacy at least (45) days prior to the election.

3) Summit a platform statement consisting of no more than 250 words.

4) Have read and understand the responsibilities of the role as outlined in OAPA’s Job Descriptions, Bylaws, and Policy Manual.

 

Declaration of Candidacy: Online submission form will be available in February 2019.

 

 

 Additional questions may be sent to oapa@ohiopa.com or 800·292·4997