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 three (3) 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, and the candidate receiving the third most votes will be elected to a two-year term. They will begin their terms at the Annual Scientific Conference on February 19-22, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. 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 2020 Board of Directors will occur December 6 to 22 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. Members will also have the opportunity to vote on proposed bylaw changes. 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 three votes on their ballot. Regular member classes eligible to vote are: Fellows, Associates, Emeritus and Life Members.

If you have any questions regarding board service or the nominating process, please contact Nominating Committee Chair John S. Steinberg, DPM, FACFAS at (202) 444-3059 OR john.steinberg@medstar.net, or Executive Director J.C. "Chris" Mahaffey at mahaffey@acfas.org or (773) 444-1305.

The 2019 ACFAS Nominations Committee was composed of: John S. Steinberg, DPM, FACFAS, Chair; Adam M. Budny, DPM, FACFAS; William J. Finn, DPM, FACFAS; Aksone Nouvong, DPM, FACFAS; Roland S. Ramdass, DPM, FACFAS, Christopher L. Reeves, DPM, MS, FACFAS, and Eric G. Walter, DPM, FACFAS.

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