The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics (ABC) is seeking nominees for three positions on its board of directors. Each position entails a four-year commitment beginning December 1, 2009.
Those selected will have full voting privileges on the board and will participate in ABC management, including policy, governance, and budget.
Nominees for two of the open positions must be ABC-certified orthotists, prosthetists, or pedorthists with a record of volunteer involvement with ABC or the former Board for Certification in Pedorthics (BCP). The Public Member Director represents the interests of consumers, O&P patients, and other public groups.
All submitted nominations will be evaluated by the ABC nominations committee and the ABC board of directors. This selection process follows norms for certification boards and is fully compliant with the standards of the National Commission for Certifying Agencies, NCCA.
The deadline for submission of nominations is Monday, June 1, 2009. For more information or to formally submit a nomination, contact Steve Fletcher at or 703.836.7114 x216.