NACCHO Elections

Update: The call for nominations has closed for 2018. Active dues paying members will be eligible to vote from May 1 - May 31. 

This year NACCHO will be holding elections for the following positions on the Board of Directors: one tribal representative, ten (10) regional positions and the position of Vice President. The goal of the Nominations Committee is to present a slate of candidates that is culturally and ethnically diverse and broadly representative of the NACCHO membership.

2018 Elections Frequently Asked Questions

NACCHO’s Vice President must be an active member of NACCHO. The Vice President serves as an officer of the organization for four (4) consecutive years. Term as Vice President will be from July 2018 to July 2019. At the end of the term, the Vice President will become NACCHO’s President-Elect from 2019 to 2020; assume the Presidency from 2020 until 2021; and then serve as Immediate Past President until July 2022. It is strongly recommend that nominees for Vice President have experience in leadership roles at NACCHO. This position will be elected by the active NACCHO membership. The Vice President shall serve in the absence of the President and President-Elect and shall assist the President in any manner requested by the President or directed by the Board of Directors. Should the office of President-Elect become vacant for a reason other than the President-Elect succeeding to the office of President, the Vice President shall assume the office of President-Elect for the remainder of the unexpired term in addition to his/her regular term as Vice President. If the position of Vice President is unexpectedly vacated, a special election to fill this position will be held.

Ten (10) regional members for the Board of Directors will be elected and will assume their three-year term beginning in July 2018. The role of the regional representative is to ensure that there is a voice from each of the ten HHS Regions on the Board of Directors. This person is responsible for working closely with the members and State Associations of County and City Health Officials within her/his region to ensure that regional interests are represented on the Board. These positions will be elected by the active NACCHO membership.  

Please note: Any active NACCHO member may be nominated by another active member or may declare his/her candidacy for a position on the Board by self-nomination. 

One person will be elected to serve as the tribal representative to the Board of Directors. This is a three-year term beginning in July 2018.  The Tribal Health Department representative will provide the perspective of various tribes or national organizations throughout the year to be able to represent their interests or share concerns to the Board. This position will be elected by the active NACCHO membership.