The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics (ABC) is seeking nominees for four positions on its board of directors. The open positions are for three directors and one public member director. Each position entails a four-year commitment beginning December 1, 2011.
Nominees for the open director 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). Nominees for the open public member director position represent the interests of consumers, O&P patients, and other public groups. The selected directors will be voting members of the board and will participate in overseeing general management of the organization’s affairs, including policy development, governance, and budgetary matters.
According to an ABC press release, all nominations will be evaluated by ABC’s nominations committee and its 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 nominations is June 1, 2011.
For more information or to submit a nomination, contact Steve Fletcher, CPO, LPO, at [email protected] or 703. 836.7114, extension 216.