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

Nearly half of American adults have diabetes or prediabetes; more than 30 million adults and children have diabetes; and every 21 seconds, another individual is diagnosed with diabetes in the U.S. Founded in 1940, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) is the nation’s leading voluntary health organization whose mission is to prevent and cure diabetes, and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. The ADA drives discovery by funding 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 works to safeguard policies and programs that protect people with diabetes. In addition, the ADA supports people living with diabetes, those at risk of developing diabetes, and the health care professionals who serve them through information and programs that can improve health outcomes and quality of life. For more information, please call the ADA at 1-800-DIABETES (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)