September 05, 2023

2024 MDAFP & MDAFP-Foundation Board Nominations

Nominations for MDAFP & MDAFP-Foundation Now Open! Click the button below to learn more.

Let Your Leadership Skills Shine!

Nominations for Board of Directors positions for 2024 are now OPEN! Are you interested in joining the MDAFP or MDAFP-Foundation Board of Directors? Do you know any Academy member who would make a great addition to the MDAFP or MDAFP-F Board? Do the descriptions below sound like you or someone you know? 

If the answer is YES, then we want to hear from you!

MDAFP & MDAFP-Foundation value and seek diverse leadership from all practice types and sizes and we would love to have you join our Board of Directors!

Nominees should provide a current statement of interest along with a current CV. If you believe a colleague would be a great fit and would like to nominate them, provide us with a statement of support with the nominee's contact information, including email and phone.

An annual strategic planning meeting is held in conjunction with one of the board meetings.

Nominations are due October 1, 2023, so be sure to submit yours today!

MDAFP Board Member Desired Qualities
  • Demonstrates leadership commitment and experience
  • Positive leadership attributes; emotional intelligence; ability to work collaboratively and engage in appropriate debate and discussion
  • Visionary and strategic thinker, in order to incorporate strategy, leadership, future focus, and entrepreneurial spirit
The MDAFP Board has the following openings for 2024
  • President-Elect
  • Vice-President
  • Treasurer
  • Director
  • AAFP Delegate
  • AAFP Alternate Delegate
Board Member Terms

President-Elect and Vice President terms are 1 year. The Treasurer term is 1 year and may be eligible for multiple terms. Directors terms are 3 years and directors may be eligible to serve up to 2 terms. AAFP Delegate and AAFP Alternate Delegate terms are 2 years and they may be eligible to serve up to 3 terms.

Open positions will begin upon installation in February at the MDAFP Annual Business Meeting. The board meets in person three times per year and participates in strategic planning. Board members are expected to participate in all meetings, read the board materials ahead of time and participate in the discussion at the meeting. In addition to in-person meetings, board members are to be responsive to electronic board communications (emails, surveys, etc.) as necessary. In addition, an annual strategic planning meeting which is held in conjunction with one of the board meetings.


Nominations are vetted by the MDAFP Nominating Committee, then presented to the Board of Directors for approval. The final slate will be brought to the assembly of members at the Annual Business Meeting on February 24, 2024.

MDAFP-Foundation Board Member Desired Qaulities
  • An awareness of the specialty of Family Medicine and its important role in providing primary health care to the citizens of this state
  • An awareness of the programs and objectives of MDAFP
  • An understanding of the goals and principles of a foundation and in particular the charitable, scientific, and philanthropic undertakings of the MDAFP-Foundation
  • Experience with other foundations and fundraising activities
  • An appreciating for the opportunity of a foundation to expand the communication and improve the dialogue with those individuals and organizations that may not be part of medicine, but that have an interest in primary care practice and the health care industry
  • A willingness to attend quarterly meetings and participate in email and subcommittee activities
The MDAFP-Foundation has the following openings for 2024
  • President
  • Director
  • Student Director
  • Resident Director
  • MDAFP Board Member
Board Member Terms

The term of office for the Directors, except for the Resident and Student Directors, shall be for two (2) years and shall commence at the conclusion of the annual meeting at which they were elected and expire at the conclusion of the third succeeding annual meeting, or when their successors are elected.  Directors may serve up to three (3) consecutive two-year terms on the Board.  Directors elected to fill a vacancy on the Board of two years or less shall be eligible for election to three additional consecutive two-year terms.  Resident and Student Directors shall serve a term of one year each, but shall be eligible for re-election.


Interested individuals are asked to submit nominations, including a current CV, to Madeline. Nominations are approved by the MDAFP Board of Directors in February and new board members start their terms in March.