Physicians – Leadership Opportunities & Elections

Call for AMWA Board of Directors Nominations

The American Medical Women’s Association is seeking a diverse pool of applicants to serve on the 2023 – 2024 Board of Directors. Applications are currently open for the following positions: President-Elect, Secretary, and BOD Member-at-Large. The deadline for applications is August 13, 2022 at 11:59 pm PT.

President-Elect or Secretary Nominations Member-at-Large Nominations

 


President-Elect

The President-Elect position is a 3-year term, serving one year each as President-Elect, President, and Immediate Past President. The other open positions for Treasurer and Member-at-Large positions are 2-year terms, eligible to run for a second term.

President-Elect assists the President in all matters related to AMWA and performs duties as may be specified from time to time by the President, the Executive Committee, or the Board of Directors.

The President oversees the Board of Directors and supports the Executive Director in operating AMWA in all activities subject to policies and budget as adopted by the Executive Committee, the Board of Directors, or by any other committee to which the Board of Directors has delegated power for such action. The President presides at all meetings of the members, the Board of Directors, and the Executive Committee.

The Immediate Past President acts in an advisory capacity to the other officers of AMWA, represents other committees and task groups as deemed necessary by the Governance Committee, and performs all other duties incidental to the office.

Secretary

Take all minutes of the Executive Committee in the expected format and forward them to HQ for inclusion in the board packet. The Secretary may be called upon for assistance in writing/reviewing press releases. The Secretary shall perform such other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the President or the Board.

Member-at-Large

Member-at-large director supports the mission and vision of AMWA by overseeing the business and affairs of AMWA. Directors are expected to actively serve on at least one AMWA committee.

Apply if you are interested in furthering the mission of AMWA to advance women in medicine, advocate for equity, and ensure excellence in health care. Applicants for the President-Elect position should also have significant past involvement with AMWA. Positions on the Board offer a unique opportunity to serve AMWA at the national level and gain valuable leadership skills in an organization with a century-plus legacy.

The deadline for applications is August 9, 2022 at 1pm Eastern Time.