MPA Elections (2020)
Nominations for the 2021 election will be held in January 2021. Elections are scheduled to be held sometime between February and March 2021.
This is the page about MPA elections! Each year, MPA members in good standing as of the last meeting are eligible to vote for President Elect and for an MPA Council member. Below we outline the duties of the positions:
President-Elect will serve as 2022-2023 MPA President, and give the Presidential Address at the 2023 annual meeting. This person will serve on Council for 3 years starting on July 1 2021, and will also attend the Wednesday evening Council dinner and meeting to discuss the health and direction of the Council. They are responsible for selecting the approximately 6 Presidential Invited Addresses during her/his term as President. They are involved in the selection of MPA Fellows as well.
Council Member is a three year term that begins July, 2020. Council Members attend the Wednesday evening Council dinner and meeting to discuss the health and direction of the Council. They are involved in the selection of the MPA Graduate Student Diversity Travel Awards.
It is vital to the health of the organization that skilled, committed psychologists serve in these leadership positions.
You can see current members of the MPA Council by going to the Officer page.
MPA Elections 2020 Candidates (elections have closed)
This year, we were so privileged to have amazing candidates running for these positions. We are excited to announce the winners for each position!
For President Elect, MPA membership has elected Helen Harton, University of Northern Iowa
For MPA Council, MPA membership has elected Thomas Redick, Purdue University.