ABC Seeking Nominations for Board of Directors

The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics (ABC) is seeking nominees for four positions on its board of directors. The open positions are for three directors and one public member director. Each position entails a 4-year commitment beginning Dec. 1, 2011.

The selected directors will be voting members of the board and will participate in overseeing general management of the organization’s affairs, including policy development, governance and budgetary matters. Nominees for the open director positions must be ABC-certified orthotists, prosthetists or pedorthists with a record of volunteer involvement with ABC or the former Board for Certification in Pedorthics (BCP). Nominees for the open public member director position represent the interests of consumers, O&P patients and other public groups.

All submitted nominations will be evaluated by the ABC nominations committee and the ABC board of directors. This selection process follows norms for certification boards and is fully compliant with the standards of the National Commission for Certifying Agencies, NCCA.

The deadline for submission of nominations is June 1, 2011.

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