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2018-2019 Board Nominations
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Nominations are now being accepted for the following AAfPE Board positions:
  • President-Elect (Three-year cycle: President-Elect, President, Immediate Past President)
  • Director - Pacific Region (Three-year term)
  • Director - Southeast Region (Three-year term)
  • Director - Associate Programs (Three-year term)
  • Director - Baccalaureate Programs (Three-year term)
Additionally, the non-board position of ABA Approval Commission Representative-Associate Programs will also occur. The ABA Approval Commission positions are one-year terms with reappointment to a maximum of three years; ABA Approval Commission positions begin in August of the year following nomination and are subject to the approval of the President of the American Bar Association.

Position descriptions are available here. All nominations and candidate statements are due no later than June 30, 2018.


Step 1

Nominate a candidate. Self-recommendations are welcome. Before nominating someone, please be sure he or she is from an Institutional-Member school and agrees to run.

Step 2

Send nomination form and candidate statement to: Julia Dunlap, Nominations Committee Chair at with a copy to AAfPE Headquarters at

Selection Timetable


June 30:

Deadline to receive nominations and candidate statements


Election slate distributed to AAfPE membership and published in The Legal Educator (pending publication deadlines)

October 19:

Individual Proxy Ballots due

November 2:

AAfPE Institutional members elect officers and directors at the National Conference in Newport, Rhode Island


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

Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions. I will be happy to answer any questions about serving on the board, or what each position entails.


Best regards,


Julia Dunlap

AAfPE Immediate Past President and Nominations Chair

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