Call for Nominations for elections of EUFAPA Board Members in 2018 Print E-mail

February 2018

This year the EUFAPA Board of directors will complete their four-year term. At that time, the current President-Elect, Aija Klavina will become EUFAPA President and current president Pedro Ferreira will become EUFAPA past-president. An election will be held in July 2018 during EUCAPA in Worcester (UK) for the positions of:

  • President Elect
  • Vice-President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer

We invite EUFAPA members' input on identifying competent and motivated nominees for next EUFAPA board as soon as possible but before May 1st, 2018! The guidelines and procedures for making nominations can be found below (Nomination Process). Prior to submission your candidates, please read Articles 9-12 in the EUFAPA Bylaws, which can be found at

Important to know:
10.2. The board of directors members are elected at General Assembly based on the nomination of EUFAPA member.
10.3. All members of the board of directors are elected for two biannual (4 years).
10.4. The board of directors' members are: president, president-elect, past president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer.

Elections will be held during next General Assembly (GA) in 2018, the GA will be held during EUCAPA2018 in Worcester, UK.

Nomination Process: (read before submitting a nomination)

All members shall have the right to propose candidates for positions on EUFAPA board (Members may propose themselves, too). Nominations shall include a statement of support (that directly addresses qualifications to perform specific duties and responsibilities), a short biography (about 250 words), a summary of scientific work, (and a statement from the nominee that, if accepted as a candidate, she or he agrees to be on the slate). Nominations must be submitted in writing to the past president - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The past president, with the help of the secretary, shall ascertain that all nominees are current EUFAPA members and submit names of nominees to the Board of Directors prior to the close of nominations [May 1st, 2018]. The Past President shall work with the Board of Directors to ensure that the slate of nominees is diverse, especially with regard to including individuals with impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions in physical activity.



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