The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics (ABC) is seeking nominees for its board of directors. The two open positions are for director and public member director, and each entails a four-year commitment beginning December 1, 2013. The deadline for nominations is June 1.
Nominees for the open director position must be ABC-certified orthotists, prosthetists, or pedorthists and must have 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. Ideal candidates will have some experience related to the O&P profession.
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.
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).
For more information or to formally submit a nomination, contact Steve Fletcher, CPO, LPO, at [email protected] , or 703.836.7114, extension 216.