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SAP 2020 Nominations Ballot

Dear SAP (Division 29) Colleague:

The Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (APA Division of Psychotherapy, 29) seeks nominations of creative individuals and great leaders! We would like both new and experienced voices to advance our increasingly important work on behalf of psychotherapy.  The SAP Board encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to seek nomination.

NOMINATE YOURSELF OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW TO RUN FOR OFFICE IN  SOCIETY FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF PSYCHOTHERAPY (APA DIVISION 29)

The Offices Open for Election in 2021 Are:

  •  President-elect
  • Treasurer
  • Domain Representative for Membership
  • Domain Representative for Psychotherapy Practice
  • Domain Representative for Education & Training
  • Domain Representative for Diversity

All persons elected will begin their terms on January 2, 2022

A Domain Representative is a voting member of the Board of Directors.  The open positions will be responsible for initiatives and oversight of the Society’s portfolio in the respective Domains.  Candidates should have demonstrated interest, expertise, and investment in the area of their Domain.  Candidates should review the Society’s fiduciary duty and conflict of interest policies and must complete the fiduciary questionnaire prior to being included on the slate. Detailed descriptions of the duties and responsibilities for each position are available on request from the Society’s central office: [email protected].

The Society’s Eligibility Criteria for All Positions Are:

  1. Candidates must be Members or Fellows of the Society.
  2. No member may be an incumbent of more than one elective office.
  3. A member may only hold the same elective office for two successive terms.
  4. Incumbent members of the Board of Directors are eligible to run for a position on the Board only during their last year of service or upon resignation from their existing office prior to accepting the nomination. A letter of resignation must be sent to the President, with a copy to the Nominations and Elections Chair.
  5. All terms are for three years, except President-elect, which is one year (and then proceeds to President for one year and Past President for one year).

The deadline for receipt of all nominations ballots is November 30, 2020.

As per the Society’s Bylaws, you may email your nominations to: [email protected] Please put SAP/DIVISION 29 NOMINATIONS in the subject line the email.  You may also mail your nominations to Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy, 6557 E. Riverdale St., Mesa, AZ  85215

If you would like to discuss your own interest or any recommendations for nominations, please contact the Society’s Chair of Nominations and Elections, Dr. Clara Hill at [email protected]

Sincerely yours,

Jennifer Callahan, PhD
President

Gary R. VandenBos, PhD
President-elect

Clara Hill, PhD
Chair, Nominations & Elections

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