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Committee Appointment Process

Open call for committee volunteers take place in June.  Committee requests are collected electronically via Survey Monkey. Email and phone requests are not considered. 

The request period for the 2018-2019 appointment cycle ended June 15, 2018.  2019-2020 call for committee service begins June 1, 2019.  

Who should submit a request:

  • If you are not currently serving or have never served on an APSA committee
  • If you would like to serve on another committee in addition to your current appointment
  • If your current term ends 8/31/2019 and you would like to serve on a different committee

Who should NOT submit a request:

  • If you are currently serving on a committee, your term doesn't expire in 2019, and you do not wish to make any changes.
  • Your current term ends in 2019 and you wish to extend your service on the same committee. Contact your chair by June 15 to request an extension.

Who is eligible to serve on APSA committees?
All members in good standing: Regular, International, Associate, Candidate, Resident and Senior members.

Appointment Terms and Notification of Appointment

  • Most appointments are for a 2-year term for chair and vice chair, 3-year term for members. Some exceptions apply.
  • Resident members are appointed for 2-year terms. 
  • All applicants are notified of appointment status by September 1.
 

See a complete list of APSA Committees and Subcommittees

Committee service request period will be open June 1-15. 

Questions? Contact APSA staff.