ASCP Annual Business Meeting Notice / 2014 ASCP Nominations Slate and Bylaws Amendments
Monday, August 18, 2014
The 2014 Annual Business Meeting will be:
Date: Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Time: 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Location: Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, Fla.
All ASCP members are encouraged to attend the Annual Business Meeting which will be held in conjunction with the ASCP Annual Meeting in Tampa, Fla. The Annual Business Meeting will provide brief updates regarding the Society and election results will be announced. In accordance with the ASCP bylaws, elections and amendments to the bylaws will be conducted via electronic ballot prior to the business meeting.
ASCP Board of Director Nominations:
The ASCP Board of Directors approved a slate of nominees for the open positions for the 2014-2015 Board of Directors. The approved slate can be found here. To read the biographies of the nominees, click here.
Call for Nominations:
The ASCP Bylaws provides an additional process for other Fellow and Laboratory Professional members to be considered for nomination to an open position on the Board of Directors. To be considered, a nominee must be a member in good standing and must be submitted to the ASCP Secretary in writing, no later than Sept. 12, 2014, and must be accompanied by the signatures of 50 ASCP members who are eligible to vote.
Additional nominations need to be received by September 12, 2014 to be considered and should be mailed to:
William E. Schreiber, MD, FASCP, ASCP Secretary
American Society for Clinical Pathology
Attn: Executive Office
33 W. Monroe Street, Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60603
Also include the following for each additional nominee:
- Current title and place of employment
- Volunteer experience with ASCP
The nominations that meet these criteria will be included on the official slate of candidates for the Board.
ASCP encourages all Fellows and Laboratory Professional Members to cast their e-ballot for open ASCP Board of Director positions. Voting will begin on Sept. 25, 2014 and close at the end of the day Sept. 29, 2014. An email will be sent to ASCP members who are eligible to vote containing a link to the ballot.
2014 ASCP Bylaws Amendments
The ASCP Board of Directors has proposed amendments to the ASCP Bylaws. A summary of the changes can be found at 2014 Bylaws Amendments
The current ASCP bylaws can be found at ASCP Bylaws
Voting for Bylaws amendments will be conducted similar to Board nominations. Voting will begin on Sept. 25, 2014 and close at the end of the day Sept. 29, 2014. An email containing a link to the ballot, will be sent to ASCP members who are eligible to vote.
Election and Bylaws Results:
As required by the bylaws, the results of the voting for Nominations and Bylaws amendments will be posted on the ASCP website five (5) days prior to the effective date. The effective date of the election and bylaws amendments is the date of the Annual Business Meeting–Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.
Minutes from the Sept. 20, 2013 Annual Business Meeting can be found at 2013 Business Meeting Minutes.