Board Nominations

Call for 2019 Nominations

Nominations are being sought for the following SPO Officers:

*President-Elect  (Serves 4 years:  president-elect; 2 years as president; past-president)

Treasurer (Serves 2 years)

Member-at-large (Serves 3 years)

Student Representative (Serves 1-3 years as long as the Representative maintains student status)

The Nominating Committee for SPO’s 2019 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 February 28, 2019 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 this form.
  • 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.

*President-elect term is followed by 2-year president term and then a 1-year past-president term.

This form will only be available through February 28. 

Board Nomination Form

  • Nominee Information

  • Please select the office you are nominating the SPO member for.
  • Please describe reasons why you support this nomination.
  • Please Provide Information On:

  • Nominee Consent Statement

    Please review the following consent statement with the nominee and indicate that they have agreed below: "I am willing to serve in the office if selected for nomination and elected by the membership."
  • Nominator Information

  • File Submissions

    The candidate should submit a 250-word statement for inclusion with the ballot describing what the nominee hopes to achieve through the office. PLEASE NOTE: Statements over 250 words will be edited. The statement is for public use and will be included with the ballot sent to all SPO members for voting purposes. Include: Nominee name, The Office of, Statement (250 words or less)
  • Please submit a copy of the candidates c.v. along with the nomination.


Questions can be directed to:

Michelle Stanley, Administrative Support Associate