Leadership Activities

The election of office bearers and nomination is completed prior to the end of each AAPS
student chapter session to facilitate the transition of the chapter to new leadership. The chair appoints a committee and call list of eligible nominees for each position of executive committee. The doctoral fellows are eligible for office bearers’ positions such as chair, chair-elect, vice-chair, secretary and treasurer, while event co-ordinators are selected form post-graduates’ students. Then, executive board submit the name of nominees to the student chapter members for vote by ballot, with each member having one vote for each of the office bearers. A candidate who receives majority vote will be elected for specified position. Finally, the selected executive committee dives deep into mission to enhance overall development of students by performing various activities in coming academic year of student chapter. Thus, procedure for selection of office bearers provides an opportunity to executive committee members to build their leadership qualities by actively engaging with members and activities of the student chapter.

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