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Reminder: The APA Board of Directors is seeking nominations for the position of APA Recording Secretary for a term beginning January 1, 2025 and ending December 31, 2027.

According to the Association’s Bylaws and Association Rules:


  • The Recording Secretary shall serve as secretary of Council and of the Board of Directors and shall perform such other duties as may be prescribed in these Bylaws. It shall be the duty of the Recording Secretary to keep the records of all meetings of Council and of the Board of Directors; to file and hold subject to call and to direct the publication of such records, reports, and proceedings as are authorized by these Bylaws and by vote of Council or the Board of Directors at any duly constituted meeting; and to perform all other secretarial duties for Council and the Board of Directors as are not delegated to the chief executive officer.
  • In the event that the Treasurer shall not be able to complete a term for any reason, the Recording Secretary is authorized to perform the duties normally assigned to the Treasurer until the individual is replaced under procedures defined in the Association Rules.


  • The Recording Secretary shall be a Member of the Association. The current Recording Secretary, Treasurer, and members-at-large of the Board of Directors are not eligible to run for Recording Secretary.
  • Members of the Board of Directors shall serve simultaneously on the Board of Directors of the American Psychological Association Services, Inc., but not serve simultaneously on APA advisory groups, other than as ex-officio or liaison; in any elected positions in any Divisions or state/provincial/territorial psychological associations; or on governing bodies of other advocacy or political action organizations for psychologists or psychology that are national in scope.

Nominations must be received by April 15.  The election ballot will be electronically sent on July 1 to all voting members of the 2023 Council of Representatives with a 30-day balloting period. Final nominees will be selected by the Board of Directors. Please send nominations, and include a CV of the nominee, to [email protected].