The Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in the Americas (NAPPSA) Nominations and Election Committee has invited members to submit names of potential candidates for election, into the offices of the president-elect, secretary, treasurer and NAPPSA Board members (9 open positions).
The association, through a press statement to Pharmanews, noted that those whose names are submitted in response to the call for nominations will be notified by 1 August, 2019 about the status of their candidacy.
It further stated that election, by ballot, is in person and will take place during the Annual Conference in Atlanta (September 12 – 15, 2019), while adding that there is no voting by proxy.
The group has also notified all members that completed nominations forms and required materials must be received by 5:00 pm on Friday, 24 May 2019.
Specific information regarding the positions include the following:
Executive Board/Committee: President-Elect –Two years term of office; Secretary – Four years term of office and Treasurer – Four years term of office.
Candidates to be nominated are required to have working knowledge of NAPPSA, via Board membership/committee membership/experience; must be a NAPPSA member, who has been fulfilling his annual financial obligation to the association, for the past four consecutive years; Making contribution to the Mission of NAPPSA; With strong leadership skills, and time to devote to NAPPSA.
The Board membership with nine open positions, with four years term, and could be re-nominated if desired, for another four years term. The association made it cleared that members to be nominated for these positions must have been making contribution to the mission of NAPPSA; must have being a member for the minimum of two years; with strong leadership skills and adequate time to devote to NAPPSA.