The winning candidate will serve as 2014 president-elect, 2015 president and 2016 past-president.

The presidential candidates and the number of nominating votes they received are:

The nomination election was conducted completely online and began Feb. 1. Members with an email address on file were sent an announcement. Other announcements were made on APA's website and in the APA Access e-newsletter. The nominations closed March 18. The ballots were tabulated by Intelliscan Inc. and certified by APA's Election Committee. All APA members are eligible to be nominated for president-elect and invited to submit a statement.

This issue of the Monitor contains the candidates' biographies and candidate statements. In the June, July/August and September issues of the Monitor, the candidates will also answer questions on issues of concern to APA members.

APA will email ballots to members on Sept. 16. Paper ballots will be sent to members who do not have an email address on file. Members who receive paper ballots by mail will have the option to vote online or by mail. The election closes Oct. 31.