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Event Information

Illinois Public Health Association

Call for Nominations

The IPHA Election Committee is calling on all IPHA members to nominate themselves or other individuals to be considered for Executive Council positions. We are seeking candidates who (1) are active members, in good standing, of IPHA, (2) are working to improve public health in Illinois, (3) possess a keen interest and experience in public health, and (4) have enthusiasm, motivation, and dedication to advancing IPHA’s mission.

Available Executive Council Positions:

  • Executive Council-at-Large Member (3-year term)
  • 2 Election Committee Members (2-year term)



To be eligible for election, a person must be a current member, in good standing, of the Illinois Public Health Association.



Executive Council-at-Large Member:

  • Participate as a voting member of the Executive Council.
  • Attend all meetings of the IPHA Executive Council.
  • Perform other duties as established by the Executive Council.

Election Committee Member:

  • The Election Committee shall meet as necessary and shall report to the Executive Council, presenting a slate for the officers of the Association and Executive Council at-Large members whose term has expired.
  • In selecting candidates for any of the officer positions, Executive Council-at-Large, and for the Nominating Committee, the current Election Committee shall select only members in good standing.


The Executive Committee meets by conference call on a quarterly basis.

The Executive Council meets four to five times annually, with most meetings held at the IPHA office in Springfield, Illinois.

IPHA does not reimburse for travel expenses to attend the Executive Council meetings.



If you, or someone you know, are interested in serving in the coming year, please submit a completed candidate information form, along with a current resume and a headshot photo (to be used on the ballot) to Lanie Kepler ( Candidate information form can be found here: IPHA Election 2022.

Please note: If you wish to nominate one of your peers, please fill out as much of the candidate form as possible before submitting to Lanie Kepler ( The nominee will be contacted for additional information.


Nominations will be accepted until 4:30 PM on April 25, 2022.

Voting will take place in May 2022. Newly elected candidates will take office on July 1, 2022.


For more information, please contact Lanie Kepler.