How does one get elected to the Board?
The Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians Nominating Committee seeks quality leaders to serve on the LAFP Board of Directors. Board members are expected to attend meetings and take part in the decision-making process. They are required to exercise a reasonable degree of knowledge, skill and care in bringing their best judgment to the performance of their responsibilities. The Board meets quarterly with meetings scheduled during the spring (March/April), summer (Annual Assembly), fall (September/October), and winter (January/February). It is the duty of the Board members to remain informed of all Academy issues, to study the materials that are distributed to them and to exercise sound judgment in arriving at decisions. The Board of Directors exercises the ultimate executive responsibility and authority of the LAFP.
Each year, the General Assembly elects new officers and members to serve on the Board of Directors. In order to become a candidate for the Board, a member must be nominated.
Learn more about the responsibilities for each position:
President (2 page PDF)
President-elect (2 page PDF)
Vice President (1 page PDF)
Secretary (1 page PDF)
Treasurer (2 page PDF)
Speaker/Vice Speaker (2 page PDF)
AAFP Delegate/Alternate (2 page PDF)
Director/Alternate Director (1 page PDF)
Executive Vice President (2 page PDF)
Nominees for 2021 LAFP Officers & Board of Directors
The Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians Nominating Committee is seeking quality leaders who have the knowledge, time and commitment to help the Academy develop policy and services that will assist the membership in dealing with the present challenges and opportunities of practice.
Members of the LAFP Board are required to exercise a reasonable degree of knowledge, skill and care in bringing their best judgment to the performance of their responsibilities. It is the duty of Board members to keep themselves informed on the problems of the LAFP, to study the materials that are distributed to them, and to exercise sound judgment in arriving at decisions. LAFP Officers and Board of Directors exercise the ultimate executive responsibility and authority of the LAFP and it’s their duty to act in the interest of the Academy.
Board members are expected to attend meetings and to take part in e decision-making process. The LAFP Board of Directors meets three times a year, with one meeting held during the summer in conjunction with the LAFP’s Annual Scientific Assembly.
The following positions are up for re-election:
- Vice President
- AAFP Delegate
- AAFP Alt. Delegate
- Vice Speaker
- District 1 Director
- District 1 Alt. Director
- District 4 Director
- District 4 Alt. Director
- District 5 Director
- District 5 Alt. Director
- District 6B Director
- District 6B Alt. Director
- District 7 Director
- District 7 Alt. Director
- District 8 Director
- District 8 Alt. Director
- Resident and Resident Alt. Representative
- Student and Student Alt. Representative