2021 CPA Board and Award Nominations

While we currently have diversity on our board, we are invested in expanding the representativeness of CPA leadership – especially across racial/ethnic diversity, job roles, and career levels. Please consider nominating yourself or a colleague to be part of a vibrant organization and participate in the strategic direction of the association, including legislative priorities affecting all psychologists, new member benefit initiatives and more. The CPA online membership directory can be accessed by logging into your CPA account on the CPA website and clicking on the View Member Directory or Member Search links on your profile page. 

All individuals nominated will be contacted to confirm their interest in being included on the election ballot. You can learn more about the organization’s governance and the specific responsibilities of the board of directors by viewing the CPA bylaws. If you want more information about the positions or the process, please contact Rick Ginsberg at [email protected]

Additionally, we are looking for nominations for our Dr. Sarah Burgamy APA Citizen Psychologist Award! Please take the time to nominate by writing a short statement of support for your nominee. See all information below! 

SUBMIT NOMINATION

Deadline: Friday, April 16, 11:59PM MST.


 CPA BOARD OF DIRECTOR POSITIONS:

1. President Elect (3-Year Term - one year as President Elect; one year as President; one year as Past President)

Brief Position Description: The President-Elect sits on the Executive Committee of the Colorado Psychological Association and, as a voting member of the Board of Directors, is part of the policy-setting body of the Association, with authority over the affairs and funds of the Association within the limitations set by the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws. The President-Elect performs the duties of the President in his/her temporary absence or disability. The President-Elect shall be the Chair of the Policies & Procedures Committee. (During the term, the President-Elect is advanced into the President and then Past-President board seat during the 2nd and 3rd years respectively).

2. Member at Large (3-Year Term; 2020-2023) - Two Positions Open

Brief Position Description: The Member at Large is a voting member of the Board of Directors of the Colorado Psychological Association, and, as such, is part of the policy-setting body of the Association, with authority over the affairs and funds of the Association within the limitations set by the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws.

3. Non-Metro Representative (3-Year Term; 2020-2023)

Brief Position Description: The Non-Metro Representative lives and works outside of the Metro Denver area and represents the rural membership of Colorado. The Non-Metro Representative is a voting member of the Board of Directors of the Colorado Psychological Association, and, as such is part of the policy setting body of the Association with authority over the affairs and funds of the Association within the limitations as set by the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws.  
 


 Dr. Sarah Burgamy APA Citizen Psychologist Award

This award is given to a psychologist who demonstrates not only through their daily professional endeavors, but through public service, advocacy, volunteerism, board membership, elected office, and/or beyond, their commitment to the people of Colorado and improving the lives of all members of society with passion, ethics and commitment.
 


Please Note

  • Non-CPA member nominations are encouraged; however, for an individual to accept the nomination and be included on the 2020-2021 CPA election ballot, they will be required to become CPA members.

  • According to the association’s bylaws, the following member types can vote and be elected or appointed to office: Full members, Academic members, Contributing Life members, Special Circumstances members and Exempt Life members.

  • The following member types may vote but cannot hold office: Out-of-state and Master’s Associate members.

  • The following member types may not vote or hold office: Undergraduate Student members, Graduate Student members, and Related-Professional Associate members. Exception: the Voting Graduate Student Representative Appointed the Board may vote on Board Matters but not as a voting member of the Association.