Call for Nominations

2018 AKAFP Virtual Annual Meeting

In an effort to increase participation across the great state of Alaska while decreasing the financial and time burdens associated with travel, the AKAFP Board of Directors voted to hold a virtual 2018 Annual Meeting.

Date: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 6:00PM

Nomination Details/Open Positions:

A great opportunity awaits you to help lead the association dedicated to providing responsible representation and leadership for our members, and to promote the specialty of family medicine through awareness and education. AKAFP is currently accepting nominations to its Board of Directors for the positions of:




One At-Large Director

Two AAFP Alternate Delegates

AKAFP values and seeks diverse leadership from all practice types and sizes, and has identified desired attributes that will be part of the selection process for new board members:

  • Demonstrated leadership commitment and experience
  • Commitment to participate in 4 board meetings a year
  • 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

Director terms are 3 years and directors may be eligible to serve up to 2 terms. Open positions will begin upon installation at the AKAFP Annual Meeting. The board generally meets 4 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 and participate in committee/workgroup activities. In addition, an annual strategic planning meeting is held in conjunction with one of the board meetings.


Interested individuals are asked to submit nominations, including a current CV and statement of interest, to the AKAFP Office The deadline for nominations is June 6. For more information, contact AKAFP by email or by calling (907) 360-9698


Mission Statement:
The mission of Alaska Academy of Family Physicians is to improve the health of our patients, their families, and the Alaskan people; to advance and represent the specialty of family medicine; and to serve with professionalism and creativity the unique needs of our members.

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