Board Nominations

Call for 2021 Nominations

Nominations are being sought for the following SPO Officers:

President (Serves 1 year as President-Elect, as President for two years, and as Immediate Past President the year after his/her presidential term is completed.)

Member-at-large (Serves 3 years)

Student Representative (Serves at least 1 year, no more than 3)

Emeritus Fellow Representative (Serves 2 years)

The Nominating Committee for SPO’s 2021 election needs your help. We are looking for eligible SPO members to run for office to serve on the Board of Directors. Please let us know if you or one of your colleagues is ready and willing to serve the profession at the Society leadership level.

Nominations must be received no later than March 8, 2021 to be considered by the Nominating Committee. All current members of SPO are eligible to be nominated. Self-nominations are welcomed. Nomination does not guarantee that a person’s name will appear on the final slate.


  • The Nominating Committee will consider only nominations submitted using the form found here.
  • Members may serve only in one elected or appointed position at any given time.
  • SPO has partnered with the Southern Gerontological Society for its annual Board and Business meetings.  Board members should be able to attend these annual meetings (Virtual in 2021).

This form will only be available through March 8, 2021. 

Please see Organization By-laws for a description of duties

Questions can be directed to:

Brittany Kearney, Administrative Support Associate