The AAIDD Board of Directors is elected by its members. Each year AAIDD asks its members for nominations. Self-nominations are welcomed. The Board meets monthly on conference call and face-to-face twice a year.
Nominations for the 2023-2024 Board are now closed!
Membership in AAIDD is required for service on the AAIDD Board.
Nominations Sought Annually, Total term: 4 yearsCandidates must be Fellows of the Association
The Vice President serves for one year in each of the following roles: Vice President, President-Elect, President and Past President. The Vice President serves as primary liaison between the professional entities of the Association and the Board of Directors.
Nominations Sought Annually; Term: 4 yearsCandidates must be members of the Association
At-Large Board Members serve on and attend all meetings of the Board and their assigned Committee(s), actively participate in discussions, complete assignments, and support the recommendations of Committees before the Board of Directors.
Nominations Sought every 3 years; Term: 3 yearsCandidates must be members of the Association
The Secretary-Treasurer oversees the records of the Board, including meeting minutes, the investment portfolio, and any historical documents. The Secretary-Treasurer oversees—but does not directly manage—the financial records of the Association.
AAIDD is committed to fostering diversity among its leaders and members. The AAIDD Board of Directors greatly values diverse perspectives and experiences. Examples of diversity include, but are not limited to, disability, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, age, religion, geographical location, social or economic disadvantage, or other attributes/characteristics that may contribute to diverse perspectives.
Please read the following resources
September 12: Call for Nominations Opens
October 12: Call for Nominations ClosesOctober 14:Nominees are contactedOctober 28:
Nominees submit leadership profileLate November:N&E Committee meets to review nominationsMid-December:Nominees are notified of the dispositionJanuary 6:Candidates submit their ballot informationJanuary 12: Ballot OpensFebruary 13:
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