Call for Nominations

The AAfPE Board of Directors is seeking nominations for the following:

  1. Open Board Positions
  2. Honorary Membership

The AAfPE Board of Directors is seeking nominations for the following open board seats:

  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Director, Certificate Programs
  • Director, North Region
  • Director, Central Region

All nominations and candidate forms are due no later than August 14, 2020. Before nominating someone, please be sure they are from an Institutional Member school and agree to run. Self-nominations are also welcome! Learn more about board member responsibilities

Process

  • Complete the online nomination form.
  • Upon completion of the nomination form, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the candidate information form. Please forward to the nominee or, if self-nominating, also complete the candidate information form.
    • The information shared on the candidate information form will be distributed to the membership so that they will know why the candidate is seeking this position, what qualifies him/her for the position and the candidate's vision for AAfPE.  

Selection Timetable

  • August 14: Deadline to receive completed nomination and candidate information forms as well as letters of recommendation for honorary membership
  • September: Election slate distributed to AAfPE membership
  • October 15: Individual proxies due
  • November 5: Elections (39th National Conference: A Virtual Experience)

Regardless of how long you have been a part of AAfPE or involved in paralegal/legal studies education, please consider running for a position on the board. Here is your opportunity to not only to help lead AAfPE, but to contribute and be part of important decision-making processes that impact the profession as a whole. 


The board is also seeking nominations for Honorary MembershipAn honorary, emeritus status may be conferred annually upon two persons who have provided outstanding service to the organization, but are no longer actively involved in paralegal education through AAfPE. Learn more about honorary membership

All nominations and letters of recommendation are due no later than August 14, 2020

Process

  • Complete the online nomination form.
    • You will be asked to upload a letter of recommendation on institution letterhead. 
  • Upon completion of the nomination form, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the candidate information formPlease do not need to forward this to the nominee.
    • Completion of the candidate information form is only required for board nominations.   

Selection Timetable

  • August 14: Deadline to receive completed nomination and letters of recommendation for honorary membership
  • September/October: AAfPE Board of Directors votes on nominations for Honorary Membership
  • November: 2020 Honorary Members announced