The following positions on the PPSA Executive Board are available for the coming year:

Chair-Elect: The Chair is the principal executive officer who calls meetings, prepares agendas, presides over meetings, and provides leadership and representation at the University Council and other meetings. After one year, the Chair-Elect automatically succeeds to the office of Chair. Following that, the Chair serves a final year as the Past Chair.

Board Members at Large (Four positions are available, each for a two-year term): The Members at Large participate in Executive Board meetings, take on special projects, and serve on other University committees. 

University Committee Nominations: PPSA invites you to nominate yourself or others for service on the 2018-2019 University Council Committees. Council committees serve as advisory bodies in shaping academic/administrative policy. Please consider taking advantage of this opportunity to learn about the administrative structure of the University and have input into its decision-making. Membership on the committees listed is open to all monthly-paid staff. For more information on University Committees please click here. Committee members will be selected by the Tri-Chairs following the Executive Committee Election.

Note to all candidates: The 2018-2019 election for officers will occur after the annual meeting which will take place on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at noon (location TBD). The election meeting speakers are James Pawelski, PhD, from the Penn Positive Psychology Center and his wife (and co-author), Suzann Pileggi Pawelski, MAPP.

Please fill out your information as requested. If you are nominating someone, please indicate where appropriate and fill out as much as possible.

Nominations are due by Friday, April 20, 2018. 

Questions on the nominating and election process can be directed to

* 1. Are you nominating yourself or someone else?

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* 3. Select the PPSA position are you interested in or if nominating someone, please indicate for which position you are nominating them.

* 4. Please provide background information about yourself. Include information on the number of years you have been employed in your current position, other positions you've held at Penn (if applicable), educational background, and prior committee service to the University (if applicable).

* 5. Personal Statement: Please describe the reason(s) you are interested in a position on the PPSA Board or University Committee. NOTE: This personal statement will appear on the election ballot if you are running for an elected position (PPSA Board). Please do not exceed 250 words.

If you are nominating someone else, please leave this portion blank.

* 6. Please upload your resume.

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* 7. Please upload your recommendation letter. This may come from a supervisor or colleague.

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