The president-elect shall assume the duties of the president in his or her absence and succeed to the office of president should that office become vacant. This is a 3-year commitment. The President-Elect will serve as President- Elect the first year, President the second year and Immediate Past President the third year.
Qualifications: Candidates for President Elect must have accumulated at a minimum, two distinct years of experience in the past five years in one of the following major areas of professional involvement; TAPA board experience in any elected position or serving as a TAPA committee chair.
The secretary records all changes approved by the BOD relating to the Bylaws, Policies, and Procedures and shall be responsible for keeping minutes at each BOD meeting. This is a 2-year commitment
Qualifications: Candidates for Secretary must have one year of experience in a leadership role in any organization
Two (2) positions available
Directors-at-Large represent the general membership of TAPA. Directors-at-large are responsible for ensuring that all members are heard and represented in any Board of Directors actions. Each Director-at-Large shall perform other such duties as assigned by the president or the board. This is a 2-year commitment.
Qualifications: Candidates for Director-at-Large are encouraged have at least one year of experience in a leadership role in any organization.
AAPA HOD DELEGATES
Five (5) positions available
TAPA delegates to the AAPA House of Delegates represent the interests of TAPA on a national level. Individuals elected as delegates will attend the annual AAPA conference to attend the 4 day AAPA HOD proceedings. TAPA will handle the airfare and provide the Delegate with up
to $600 in expenses covered for the conference. This is a 2-year term. Individuals elected will serve for the 2020 & 2021 AAPA conferences.*
Qualifications: Candidates are encouraged to have experience with parliamentary procedure.
*AAPA HOD Delegates are required to attend at least one TAPA board meeting (preferably in the spring) in addition to attending the AAPA Annual PA Conference during their two-year term.