Nominations and Elections

Information about the election of AAP and ABP leaders.


The candidate campaign period runs from January 1 through June 30.

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.

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.

For More Information

Questions about AAP nominations and elections can be directed to:

Jodi Sassana
Manager, Governance & Education
American Academy of Periodontology
800-282-4867, or 312-787-5518

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