Fota Elections 2019FOTA Elections 2019: Call for Nominations

The  Nominating Committee is pleased to call for nominations from FOTA membership to fill the FOTA Board positions of Vice President & Treasurer. Nominations should be submitted as early as possible so that the Nominating and Leadership Development Committee can fully consider proposed candidates.

Nominations accepted Jan 22-Feb 16. Click to nominate

The election will take place March 4 - March 30  NOTE: The elected officers of Treasurer and VP begin their terms on July 1st, 2019 - orientation and training of new officers occurs March 31st through June 30th.

Position Descriptions | Eligibility | Terms of Office | Duties | Self-Nomination Form (active - Jan 22 - Feb 16)

 Positions Up for Election: Click links to view the job descriptions.

Officers and Eligibility

  • The officers of this Association shall be the President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.
  • The President, Secretary and Treasurer shall be chosen from the roster of occupational therapists, who have been in good standing with the AOTA and FOTA for a year prior to nomination.  The Secretary and Treasurer shall be either OTs or OTAs in good standing with AOTA and FOTA for a year prior to nomination. 

Elections and Terms of Office

  • Nominees shall be voted into office by electronic or non-electronic ballots of voting members and seated on July 1.
  • The President, Vice President and Secretary shall serve for terms of two years and shall not hold the office for more than two consecutive terms.
  • The Treasurer shall serve for a term of three years and shall not hold the office for more than two consecutive terms.
  • No individual may hold more than one simultaneous voting position on the Board

Elected Officer's Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare for their elected duties.
  • Assume office in the absence of the officer.
  • Perform duties as assigned.
  • Discharge the duties of the President in case of absence or during a vacancy in the office of President.
  • Be chairperson of the Educational committee
  • Provide oversight for the work of the Conference Convener.
  • Discharge other duties as designated by the President

Self-Nomination FormClick on this link to nominate yourself for the open positions.

FOTA Nominating Committee

Pauline Kelly MS, OTR/L
[email protected]


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