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Now Accepting Applications/Nominations for AMS Board of Trustees

The Arkansas Medical Society is now accepting applications for District Trustees. Deadline is February 1, 2021.

District Trustees are elected by AMS members in each of the 10 districts. Voting will take place from February 15 – March 1, 2021.

The Board of Trustees consists of the primary officers of the AMS and district trustees representing 10 geographic areas of the state. There are currently 38 district trustees, which can fluctuate based upon the number of AMS members in each district. The Board of Trustees sets policy and is responsible for the business and financial affairs of the AMS. The Board meets quarterly with meetings generally lasting about 2 hours.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must live and/or practice in the district
  • Be an Active, Direct or Life member
  • AMS dues must be paid for the current election year (2021)
  • Candidates cannot run simultaneously for two districts (live in one, practice in another)
  • Past Presidents are not eligible

Terms are for two years, beginning Spring 2021, with a limit of four consecutive terms. Winning candidates will be notified after March 1st.

Any member interested in serving on the AMS Board of Trustees, or wishing to nominate someone, should visit https://www.arkmed.org/about/physician-leaders/nominate/ send an email to mamansfield@arkmed.org, or call the AMS office at 501-224-8967.

 

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