American Diabetes Association Opens Call for Applications for Elected Officers and National Board of Directors

Alexandria,
November 26, 2012

The American Diabetes Association, the nation’s leading voluntary health organization in the fight to Stop Diabetes®, has opened the call for applications for our Elected Officer positions as well as for members of the National Board of Directors.

Ensuring a strong, diverse volunteer leadership is crucial to the success of our organization. These individuals will play an integral role in the advancement of the mission of the Association. 

We are currently accepting applications for the following Elected Officer Positions and Members of the National Board of Directors:

Vice Chair of the Board

Vice President, Health Care & Education

Vice President, Medicine & Science

Vice Secretary/Treasurer

Member, National Board of Directors

Applications will be received now through January 2, 2013. Criteria for each of the positions, as well as the application and nomination information, can be found on diabetes.org/nominations

About the American Diabetes Association

More than 29 million Americans have diabetes, and every 23 seconds another person is diagnosed with diabetes. The American Diabetes Association (Association) is the global authority on diabetes and since 1940 has been committed to its mission to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. To tackle this global public health crisis, the Association drives discovery in research to treat, manage and prevent all types of diabetes, as well as to search for cures; raises voice to the urgency of the diabetes epidemic; and provides support and advocacy for people living with diabetes, those at risk of developing diabetes and the health care professionals who serve them. For more information, please call the American Diabetes Association at 1-800-DIABETESS (1-800-342-2383) or visit diabetes.org. Information from both of these sources is available in English and Spanish. Find us on Facebook (American Diabetes Association), Twitter (@AmDiabetesAssn) and Instagram (@AmDiabetesAssn)