PPA News

Posted by: Matthew Helms on Nov 10, 2015

Deadline: January 15, 2016
The PPAG Nominations Committee is requesting nominations for President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, and two (2) at-large Board positions that will begin May 2016.

The President of the organiation presides over all meetings of the membership and Board of Directors. The President is the official spokesperson of PPAG, and makes a report of his/her administration at the Annual Conference and make recommendations deemed necessary. The President-Elect performs these duties in the absence of the President and will become President at the end of the term. To be eligible to serve as President-Elect, a candidate must be a current or previous Director of PPAG.  

The Secretary attests all documents of the organization, reviews and updates policies and procedures manual, and services as ex-officio member of any governing task force. To be eligible to serve as Secretary, a candidate must be a current or previous Director of PPAG.

The Treasurer chairs the Finance Committee, reviews monthly financial statements, and develops and monitors the Annual Budget. To be eligible to serve as Treasurer, a candidate must be a current or previous Director of PPAG.

At-Large Director: Two (2) positions:
To be eligible as a candidate for a Board of Director position the following criteria apply:

  • Be a member of PPAG in good standing for at least three years
  • Be committed to attend all Board Meetings and conference calls (one in-person meeting)
  • Actively participate throughout the year
  • Support the mission, vision, values, and goals of PPAG.
  • Candidate has made contributions to the practice of pediatric pharmacy.

Board member responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Attend the one in-person Board meeting and participate in at least four conference calls each year as specified in the bylaws
Attend activities, special events, Board retreats, and general membership meetings
Fairly consider other points of view, make constructive suggestions, reach consensus, and help the Board make decisions that benefit children, PPAG members, or others served by the PPAG mission
Assume Board leadership roles
Represent and promote PPAG to individuals, the public, Industry and other organizations
Actively participate in the fundraising efforts of the organization
Coverage of individual travel and meeting attendance costs

Any member of PPAG may nominate an individual, including oneself.

The deadline for submitting nominations is January 15, 2016, 12:00 midnight (eastern time). 

Submit all nominations electronically to Matthew Helms, Executive Director of PPAG. Please include name, Board position, contact information, and a brief summary of why you feel this person will make a qualified member of the Board of Directors. Send nominations to: matthew.helms@ppag.org