Board of Directors Nominations & Elections

Each year ACFAS voting members elect two or more Fellows to serve on the College’s Board of Directors. A call for nominations is issued in late summer and a seven-member Nominating Committee conducts a thorough written application and telephone interview process, and then recommends candidates to the membership, pursuant to the Bylaws. Candidates may also be nominated by petition. Electronic voting is started no less than 75 days prior to the Annual Scientific Conference.

As required by ACFAS bylaws, this year two (2) members are to be elected to the Board of Directors. The candidates receiving the first and second most votes will be elected to three-year terms. They will begin their terms at the Annual Scientific Conference on February 14-17, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The bylaws state that a minimum of one more candidate than the number of available positions must appear on the ballot. The ballot order and text is prescribed in the bylaws. 

Click on each name to see the candidate's profile and position statement.
The following names will appear on the Board of Directors election ballot:

Voting for the 2018 Board of Directors will occur November 30 to December 17 by electronic ballot. Eligible voting members will receive an email with a unique link to the election website. After logging in, members will first see the candidate biographies and position statements, followed by the actual ballot. Eligible voters without a valid email address will receive instructions on how to log onto the election website and vote by US mail. There will not be paper ballots. Eligible voters may cast up to two votes on their ballot. Regular member classes eligible to vote are: Fellows, Associates, Emeritus (formerly Senior) and Life Members.

If you have any questions regarding board service or the nominating process, please contact Nominating Committee Chair Laurence G. Rubin, DPM, FACFAS at (804) 746-5488 OR, or Executive Director J.C. "Chris" Mahaffey at

The 2018 ACFAS Nominations Committee was composed of: Laurence G. Rubin, DPM, FACFAS, Chair; Georgeanne Botek, DPM, FACFAS; William J. Finn, DPM, FACFAS; Robert Fridman, DPM, FACFAS; Alan A. MacGill, DPM, FACFAS; Aksone Nouvong, DPM, FACFAS; and John S. Steinberg, DPM, FACFAS.

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