Open Now: 2022 Call for Nominations for AACE Officers and Board of Directors

AACE 2022 Elections – Nominations for AACE Officers and Board of Directors

December 1, 2021

Dear Colleague,

On behalf of the AACE Nominating Committee, we invite your participation in the nomination process for candidates for election to open AACE Officer and Board of Directors positions for terms expiring in 2022.

There are three Officer positions open for a one-year term (2022-2023): President Elect (which will automatically succeed to President for 2023-2024), Treasurer and Secretary. Current Officers include:

  • President – Felice A. Caldarella, MD, MBA, FACP, CDCES, FACE – Clinton, NJ
  • President Elect – S. Sethu K. Reddy, MD, MBA, FRCPC, FACP, MACE – Mount Pleasant, MI
  • *Vice President – W. Timothy Garvey, MD, MACE – Birmingham, AL
  • Treasurer – Susan L. Samson, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FACE – Jacksonville, FL
  • Secretary – Scott D. Isaacs, MD, FACP, FACE - Atlanta, GA
  • Immediate Past President – Howard M. Lando, MD, FACP, FACE – Alexandria, VA
  • *Chancellor – Sandra L. Weber, MD, FACP, FACE – Greenville, SC

*In accordance with the Restated AACE Bylaws approved by the Board of Directors on October 12, 2021, these Officer positions are being eliminated with the 2022 election cycle.

Currently, there are five (5) positions on the Board for a three-year term, expiring in 2025. Board members whose current terms expire in 2022 include:

  • Ricardo Correa, MD, FACE — Phoenix, AZ*
  • Leslie S. Eldeiry, MD, ECNU, FACE — Boston, MA*
  • Armand Krikorian, MD, FACP, FACE — Oak Lawn, IL*
  • Rachel Pessah-Pollack, MD, FACE — Lake Success, NY**
  • Cheryl R. Rosenfeld, DO, FACP, ECNU, FACE — Denville, NJ*

*Eligible for Election/Re-election
**Not Eligible for Re-election

In accordance with the Bylaws, the Nominating Committee will submit directly to the AACE Board of Directors a single slate of candidates for open officer and board positions to consider for election.

We encourage you to consider forwarding the name of an AACE member who you feel may be a good candidate for an AACE Officer or Board of Directors position (View Attributes of a Board Member and Duties and Responsibilities).

Please refer to the Guidelines for Nomination of AACE Officers and Board of Directors below for instructions on how to submit nominations. The deadline to submit your recommended nominee is January 14, 2022,5:00 p.m. EST.

The Nominating Committee wants to consider every deserving AACE member, and your interest and participation in this important process are greatly appreciated.

Howard M. Lando, MD, FACP, FACE
Chair, Nominating Committee

AACE Nominating Committee

  • Dr. Felice A. Caldarella - Ex Officio
  • Dr. Gary W. Edelson
  • Dr. Geetha Gopalakrishnan
  • Dr. Daniel L. Hurley
  • Dr. Jonathan D. Leffert
  • Dr. Elias S. Siraj
  • Dr. David A. Cohen – At-Large
  • Dr. Elizabeth Pearce – At-Large
  • Dr. S. Sethu K. Reddy - Invited Guest
  • Dr. Joumana Chaiban - DEI Rep - Invited Guest

Guidelines for Nomination of AACE Officers and Board of Directors

Please confirm that they are willing to make the commitment to serve (Duties and Responsibilities for Officers and Board Members) and submit their name and letter of recommendation to [email protected]. The candidate will be contacted by AACE staff for additional requirements.

The nominating letter should include comments about why you feel the candidate demonstrates the ability, experience, commitment, and collegiality to represent the needs and concerns of our members and their patients and to continue the successes that AACE has achieved.

  • Candidates for Board positions must have been AACE members in good standing for three (3) consecutive years prior to taking office.
  • Officer and Board nomination letters must be from an AACE member not currently serving on the Executive Committee.
  • An AACE member can only submit one letter of nomination per position (e.g., one nomination letter per Officer position and one letter for a Board position).
  • Once the nominations is received, it will be final.

In the event you are personally interested in serving, you may submit your name along with one letter of support from an active AACE member.

Call for nominations will open on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 and will close Friday, January 14, 2022, 5:00 pm EST.

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