ABC seeks nominations for board of directors

The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics (ABC) is seeking nominees for its board of directors.

The positions are for director and public member director. Each position entails a four-year commitment beginning Dec. 1. The deadline for nominee submission is June 1.

The selected directors will be voting members of the board and will help oversee management of the organization’s affairs, including policy development, governance and budgetary matters. Nominees for the director position must be ABC-certified orthotists, prosthetists or pedorthists and must have a record of volunteer involvement with ABC. Nominees for the public member director position should represent the interests of consumers, O&P patients and other public groups. Ideal candidates will have some experience related to the O&P profession.

All nominations will be evaluated by the ABC nominations committee and the ABC board of directors. The selection process is compliant with the standards of the National Commission for Certifying Agencies.

For more information or to submit a nomination, contact Steve Fletcher, CPO, LPO at or (703) 836-7114, ext. 216, or visit the ABC website for a nomination application.

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