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Leadership FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What offices can I run for?
  2. How do I learn more about the responsibilities of each office?
  3. Who may vote?
  4. Why should I run for office?
  5. How do I get involved?
 
1.

What offices can I run for?

 

Elected positions on the FSMB Board of Directors include the Chair-elect, Treasurer and Directors-at-Large:

  • Chair-elect serves for three years: one year as Chair-elect, one year as Chair, and one year as Immediate Past Chair
  • Treasurer serves a three-year term
  • Directors-at-Large serve three-year terms

 

 2.

How do I learn more about the responsibilities of each office?

 

To learn exactly what the duties of the elected leaders entail, and more about the terms of service for each position, read FSMB Bylaws Article III "Officers, Election and Duties" and Article IV “Board of Directors.”

 

 3.

Who may vote?

 

Candidates running for seats on the FSMB Board of Directors are elected by FSMB's House of Delegates. The right to vote at meetings of FSMB's House of Delegates is vested in, and restricted to, Member Medical Boards. Each Member Medical Board is entitled to one vote, which is cast by the designated voting delegate of that Member Medical Board.

 

 4.

Why should I run for office?

 

Serving on the FSMB Board of Directors is a rewarding experience that offers the opportunity to help shape national policy on important issues in health care. You will play an instrumental role in helping FSMB achieve its vision and mission.

 

 5.

How do I get involved?

 

Nominations open in the fall of each year. To learn more, complete and submit the Request for Information Form or contact Pat McCarty, Director of Leadership Services, at (817) 868-4067 or pmccarty@fsmb.org; or Pam Huffman, Governance Support Associate, at (817) 868-4060 or phuffman@fsmb.org.