Call for Nominations for FEd Executive Committee

Larry Cain, Davidson College

It is time once again to elect new members to the executive committee of the Forum on Education (FEd). We have five executive committee positions that will be open: vice chair (who, in subsequent years, becomes chair elect, chair, and then past chair), secretary/treasurer (3-year term), councilor (4- year term - also a member of the APS Council of Representatives), member-at- large (3-year term), and APS-AAPT member (3-year term). All nominees must be members of the FEd. The APS/AAPT Member-at- Large must also be a member of AAPT.

The executive committee plans education-related sessions at APS meetings, nominates new APS Fellows, and presents FEd awards. They represent the goals and concerns of the FEd membership to the APS Council of Representatives. Serving as a FEd officer is also an excellent way to learn about APS and its educational missions and to influence science education at the national level.

The nominating committee will convene later in the summer to create a list of nominees for each position and a ballot. New officers begin their service at the end of the executive committee meeting next year, except for the councilor whose service begins on January 1, 2017.

Please send suggestions nominating yourself or a colleague to:
Larry Cain (
FEd Vice Chair and Chair of the Nominating Committee
Davidson College Department of Physics

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