Awards, Conferences and Committee Nominations
The Public Interest Directorate offers several opportunities for psychologists to apply for committee membership, apply or nominate colleagues for awards, research funding, fellowships and participate in training programs and conferences.
Call for Nominations to the Committee on Disability Issues in Psychology
The committee, which provides leadership within APA to shape policy, research and best practices in the field of psychology and disability, seeks nominations for two new members to begin three-year terms on Jan. 1, 2014.
- Committee on Aging
The committee is accepting nominations, including self-nominations, for two new members. CONA is the chief committee within the APA governance structure charged with addressing aging concerns. In its 11th year of existence, CONA seeks full members of APA with specialization in aging issues to serve a three-year term beginning January 2012 and ending December 2014.
Committee on Socioeconomic Status (PDF, 365KB)
The committee is pleased to invite nominations for membership on the committee. CSES anticipates two membership vacancies and are seeking qualified candidates to serve three-year terms commencing January 2012. Nominations can originate from individuals, APA committees, boards, and divisions, as well as self-nominations.
Committee on Children, Youth, and Families
The committee welcomes nominations from individuals with substantial expertise and demonstrated experience in applying psychological knowledge to the well being and optimal development of children, youth, and families, in issues advancing psychology as a science and profession in the area of promoting health and human welfare, and more.
Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Concerns
Nominees with experience or expertise in areas such as people with disabilities, transgender people, indigenous people, LGBT youth, especially bullying, self-identification as an ally, public policy, and dissemination and implementation of reports and guidelines are sought to fill two positions beginning January 1, 2012.
Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs (PDF, 23KB)
This committee seeks nominations for two new members to begin three-year terms on Jan. 1, 2012 and welcomes the nomination of candidates who possess knowledge and expertise of other diverse populations such as disability, early career, national origin, sexual orientation, etc. To fulfill its mandate for ethnic representation and its commitment to gender equity, the two vacant slates are for African-American male psychologists and Latino/Hispanic male psychologists.