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A Message from the AAR Nominations Committee

The Nominations Committee is pleased to place eight excellent names on the ballot this year for Vice President, Treasurer, At-Large Director, and Regions Director. We are grateful to each of them for their willingness to serve the Academy in this way.

Once again, AAR members will be able to vote by electronic ballot. A paper ballot will be mailed to members whose e-mail addresses are not on file. Please know that we guarantee the privacy of your vote.

We expect a large number of our members to vote in this election. Please be among them.

Jonathan L. Walton, Chair
Nominations Committee

AAR Elections

By now, you should have received notice of the electronic ballot for the 2012 AAR elections. The Vice President, Treasurer, Regions Director, and At-Large Director positions are to be filled during this election. The successful candidates will take office at the conclusion of the 2012 Annual Meeting. This is a wonderful opportunity to influence the governance of the AAR, so please cast your vote for the candidates now.

Elections are open September 24–October 24, 2012.

If you have not yet received a link to the ballot, please notify us via e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Be sure to include your full name and the e-mail address to which you would like the link to the ballot sent

Click on the following links to view the candidates' bios and statements:
Vice President
Regions Director
At-Large Director

Call for Officer Nominations

The Nominations Committee is pleased to announce that the Vice President, Program Unit Director, one At-Large Director, and Student Director positions are up for election in 2013 (the nominations deadline has passed for 2012 elected positions).

To be considered for any elected position, submit the following information:

  1. A brief biographical sketch of no more than 200 words
  2. Statement on your candidacy for the position, between 500–600 words (e.g., what objectives and goals you would bring to the position)
  3. Current curriculum vitae.

Nominations must be received by January 1 of the election year and should be sent directly to the Chair of the Nominations Committee, Jonathan L. Walton, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


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