Nomination/Election/Campaign Guidelines

The intent of the guidelines linked below is to encourage fair and open campaigning by AAP members on a level playing field, foster opportunities for candidates to educate their colleagues about the issues and about their experiences and views, and maintain dignified and courteous conduct appropriate to the image of the profession.

  • Policies on Election of:
    • Secretary/Treasurer
    • Directors of the American Board of Periodontology Director
    • District Positions Candidates for Trustee Positions, Nominating Committee for the Officers of the Academy and Nominating Committee for the American Board of Periodontology
  • View election FAQs

Nomination Requirements and Process for Elected Positions

Interested in running for AAP or ABP office in next year’s election? Learn more about the nomination process that allows members to submit a petition if they wish to be placed on the election ballot.