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Call for ASCP Board of Director Nominations

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

The ASCP Nominations Committee seeks your help in identifying outstanding ASCP members for open ASCP Board of Directors at-Large positions. The at-Large positions are open to both laboratory professionals and pathologists. New Board members would begin their service on Oct. 10, 2014. The Directors are the stewards of the organization and responsible for the Society’s governance activities. The ASCP Board develops the strategies and policies that govern the operation of the Society. Additionally, the Board monitors the finances, programs and overall performance of the organization.

Qualified candidates are ASCP Fellows or Members in good standing and must be able and willing to expend the necessary time and commitment to serve ASCP. The Board meets three times a year for two to three days for each meeting. The fall Board of Directors meeting is held in conjunction with the ASCP Annual Meeting. Board members also may be asked to serve on one of the ASCP Commissions or Committees which also may meet two or three times per year.

Let us know who among your colleagues is ready and willing to serve the profession at the leadership level. Please send the following information on each individual you believe should be considered. (Self-nominations are accepted.) 

  • Nominee's name

  • One-page personal statement outlining professional/leadership skills of why this individual should be considered

  • List of ASCP activities and community service

In 2014, there will be one open member-at-large position for a laboratory professional member and at least one open position for a pathologist (Fellow) member.

The deadline for nominations is March 26, 2014. Please address nominations to: Chair, ASCP Nominations Committee, 33 West Monroe St., Suite 1600, Chicago, Ill., 60603, or fax to ASCP Executive Office, 312.541.4767, or email to

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Dr. Joel Shilling, Chair, Nominations Committee at or Lucy Beck, ASCP Board Relations Manager, at or 312.541.4951.

2014 Nominations Committee Members:

Joel M. Shilling, MD, FASCP, Chair
Barbara McKenna, MD, MASCP
Walter M. Oliveira, MLS(ASCP)CMSICM
Junell Petersen, MS, MLS(ASCP)CMSHCM
Gregory N. Sossaman, MD, FASCP
Fred H. Rodriguez, MD, MASCP
M. Sue Zaleski, MA, SCT(ASCP)HT