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  • AAPA House of Delegates Nominations Open
    by NCAPA Nominating Committee

    Nominations are now open for candidates seeking to be the NCAPA representatives to the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) 2024 and 2025 House of Delegates (HOD).


    The AAPA HOD is the representative governance body for the national professional organization. It is comprised of delegates who represent chapters and other constituent groups. The number of HOD representatives from NCAPA is based on the number of AAPA Fellow members in North Carolina. Currently, NCAPA elects 12 delegates, with the first 10 being seated delegates and the 10th and 11th serving as extra delegates that will rotate when a seated delegate leaves the floor. The delegates who are seated versus rotated are decided upon based on the number of votes individual candidates receive.


    Nominations for Delegates are being accepted for a term of office that begins on July 1, 2023, and ends on June 30, 2025. Elected delegates will be required to attend the AAPA HOD meetings in 2024 and 2025, with travel, lodging, and meal expenses paid by NCAPA. NCAPA Fellow members may self-declare or nominate another Fellow Member. (NCAPA Fellow members are PAs who are members of both AAPA and NCAPA.)

    In order to be eligible, you must:

    • Be an NCAPA Fellow Member in good standing currently and throughout the previous calendar year.
    • Submit a Letter of Intent and brief Platform Statement to the NCAPA Nominating Committee via the NCAPA CEO no later than May 1, 2023.

    Voting by electronic ballot will begin May 22 and close June 5, 2023. Only NCAPA Fellow members in good standing are eligible to vote.

    NCAPA’s delegates and back-up delegates will be ranked, based upon the number of votes each candidate receives. Election results will be announced by June 18, 2023.


    To submit your Letter of Intent and Platform Statement, please either email to or mail via post to Emily Adams, NCAPA, 1121 Slater Road, Durham, NC 27703. If sending by mail, please allow enough time for your materials to arrive by May 10th.

    If you have any questions, please contact Emily Adams, NCAPA  CEO, at or by calling 919-479-1995.

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