AAPA's 2019 Election

Election 2019

Do you want to become more involved with the AAPA?  As a member of the AAPA, this is one of the added benefits when you joined. 

This is the year of elections for the American Amateur Press Association, with each elected board member serving a term of 2 years (October 1, 2019- September 30, 2021).  If you want to be part of an excellent organization, want the AAPA to continue to flourish, then you have until July 5, 2019, to submit your name for candidacy either by mail or email to Secretary-Treasurer John Carvalho ( 

Although candidates do not have to campaign or promote themselves, you are encouraged to publish an item for the bundle introducing yourself.

Below are the list of offices that are up for election:

Vice President
Official Editor
Mailer (current term ends December 31, 2019)

Ballots are mailed by July 25 and must be postmarked no later than August 15.

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