APS General Election 2021

Voting Now Open

In the 2021 General Election, APS members have the opportunity to elect a new Vice President, Treasurer, General Councilor, International Councilor, and Chair-Elect of the Nominating Committee. The polls are open from Wednesday, July 14 through Wednesday, August 25, 2021.

Cast Your Vote

Get to know this year’s candidates, and vote for those you feel will best represent the interests of APS. Those who are elected will begin their terms on January 1, 2022.

Once again, APS has partnered with Survey & Ballot Systems to administer the election via email. To make sure that you receive a ballot, add noreply@directvote.net to your approved sender list. For help with setting your email permissions, please review How to Whitelist Emails. To request a paper ballot, contact governance@aps.org.

For APS Vice President

Anthony Johnson

Anthony M. Johnson
Center for Advanced Studies in Photonics Research, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Candidate Statement & Bio

View Vice President Candidate’s Video Message to Members

For Treasurer

Cas Milner

Cas Milner
Southern Methodist University

Candidate Statement & Bio

David Seiler

David G. Seiler
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Candidate Statement & Bio

For APS General Councilor

Michael Falk

Michael L. Falk
Johns Hopkins University

Candidate Statement & Bio

Candice Tanner

Kandice Tanner
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Candidate Statement & Bio

For International Councilor

Omololu Akin-Ojo

Omololu Akin-Ojo
East African Institute for Fundamental Research, University of Rwanda
Candidate Statement & Bio

Faïcal Azaïez

Faïçal Azaïez
iThemba LABS, The National Research Foundation of South Africa

Candidate Statement & Bio

For Chair-Elect of the Nominating Committee

Daniel Arovas

Daniel P. Arovas
University of California at San Diego
Candidate Statement & Bio

Jose Onuchic

José N. Onuchic
Rice University
Candidate Statement & Bio

APS wishes to acknowledge all of this year’s candidates for their willingness to volunteer time and help guide the Society’s best interests.

Nominees for and holders of APS Honors (prizes, awards, and fellowship) and official leadership positions are expected to meet standards of professional conduct and integrity as described in the APS Ethics Guidelines. Violations of these standards may disqualify people from consideration or lead to revocation of honors or removal from office.