Read the following notice from Mark A. Baker, DO, AOA President, and Ray L. Morrison, DO, Speaker of the House of Delegates, for more information.
The 2018 Annual Business Meeting and House of Delegates (HOD) of the AOA will be held Friday, July 20, through Sunday, July 22, 2018, at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile Hotel.
The AOA Board of Trustees (BOT) will convene for its annual business meeting the week of July 16, 2018.
Written reports and any other items of business for the BOT annual business meeting may be received at any time, but no later than Sunday, July 1, 2018, to be included in the online posting of materials. All reports and items of business must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The BOT meeting agenda will be available on the AOA Annual Business Meeting page approximately two weeks in advance of the meeting.
The House of Delegates (HOD) Committee on Credentials will begin registering delegates and alternate delegates the afternoon of Thursday, July 19, and the morning of Friday, July 20. The AOA HOD will convene its annual business meeting Friday, July 20, and conclude its sessions Sunday, July 22, 2018.
Reports, resolutions, and any other items of business for the HOD meeting may be received at any time, but no later than Monday, May 21, 2018, to be included in the online posting and submitted for review. All reports, resolutions, and items of business must be submitted electronically to email@example.com.
Note: Resolutions received after Tuesday, June 19, 2018, will be considered late and must include an explanation of good cause for the delay. The HOD Rules & Order of Business Reference Committee will determine whether the resolution will be considered by the 2018 HOD or deferred until the next HOD meeting (2019).
The House of Delegates meeting agenda and materials will be posted to the AOA Annual Business Meeting page as will information about hotel and air travel.
The executive director of each AOA affiliate state osteopathic medical association, the executive director of each AOA recognized affiliate osteopathic specialty college, the chair(s) of the Bureau of Emerging Leaders, and the chief administrative officer of the Student Osteopathic Medical Association shall certify the names of their delegates and alternate delegates to the AOA’s Chief Executive Officer at least 30 days prior to the House of Delegates’ meeting.