2018 IPHA Election: Call for Nominations

Illinois Public Health Association

Call for Nominations


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



Available Executive Council Positions:

  • Secretary (3 year term)
  • Executive Council-at-Large Member (3 year term)
  • 2 Nominating Committee Members (2 year terms)



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





  • Assure the accurate minutes are recorded for all meetings of the Members and for all Executive Council and Committee meetings.
  • Forward minutes and/or records of proceedings of the Association to the IPHA office staff within two weeks.
  • Serve on the Nominating Committee and certify election results.
  • Perform other duties as established by the Executive Council.


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.


Nominating Committee Member:

  • The Nominating Committee shall meet as necessary and shall report to the Executive Council, nominating a slate for the officers of the Association and Executive Council at-Large members whose term has expired and a slate of 10 candidates for the Nominating Committee.
  • In selecting candidates for any of the officer positions, Executive Council-at-Large, and for the Nominating Committee, the current Nominating Committee shall select only members in good standing.



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

The Executive Council meets five to six 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 (lkepler@ipha.com).


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 (lkepler@ipha.com). The nominee will be contacted for additional information.



Nominations will be accepted until 4:30 PM on March 2, 2018.

Voting will take place in May 2018. Newly elected candidates will take office on July 1, 2018.


For more information, please contact Lanie Kepler (lkepler@ipha.com) or visit www.ipha.com.


2018 Elections - Candidate Information Form

2018 Elections - Call for Nominations




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