AAFP Foundation Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees has the responsibility of maintaining a proper balance among the interests of members, staff and the general public. Trustees are expected to attend meetings and take part in the decision-making process. It is the duty of the Trustees to keep themselves informed on programs of the Foundation, to study materials that are distributed to them and to exercise basic, sound judgment in arriving at decisions.
The AAFP Foundation Board of Trustees consists of the following 19 members:
- Foundation Officers (President, President-elect, Vice President, Treasurer) elected for a one-year term of office
- Three At-large Trustees elected for 4-year terms
- Three Chapter Trustees elected for 4-year terms
- Three Corporate Trustees elected for 4-year terms
- Three Public Trustees elected for 4-year terms
- Two Academy Trustees elected for one-year terms
- The Executive Vice President of the AAFP (Ex-officio, voting)
- The Executive Director of the AAFP Foundation & Secretary (Ex-officio, non-voting)
- The Resident Trustee elected for a 2-year term
- The Student Trustee elected for a 1-year term
If you're interested in applying for an AAFP Foundation Board of Trustees position, contact Marty Krekovich at (800) 274-2237, ext. 4456.
Center for the History of Family Medicine Board of Curators
The Board of Curators for the Center for the History of Family Medicine (CHFM) advises the AAFP Foundation on the overall planning and administration of the History Center and recommends to the AAFP Foundation's Board of Trustees policy governing the scope of the History Center and access to its collections.
If you're interested in volunteering as a member of the CHFM Board of Curators, please contact Don Ivey at (800)274-2237, ext. 4420.
The Research Committee is responsible for setting the criteria for all grant awards of the Foundation. The members review research proposals that are investigator-initiated and make recommendations to the Board for approval. The Committee is responsible for stimulating and facilitating national research. The members of this committee consist of Trustees and representatives from the AAFP, and the committee is chaired by a member of the Board of Trustees.
For more information about the Research Committee volunteer opportunities, please contact Sharon Hunt at (800) 274-2237, ext. 4470.
The Family Medicine Philanthropic Consortium (FMPC) is a collaborative program of the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation and the Constituent Chapters and Chapter Foundations of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The Consortium is organized to improve the health care of all people.
About the FMPC
The FMPC administers the following:
- FMPC Grant Awards Program, a grant available to AAFP Chapters and Chapter Foundadtions
- Dues Check-Off Toolkit, a resource to help Chapters promote member participation in the Dues Check-Off fundraising campaign.
FMPC Steering Committee
The 11-member Steering Committee(1 page PDF) and serves in a leadership and advisory capacity to the FMPC, in collaboration with the voting representatives(1 page PDF). The committee transacts business between the semi-annual meetings of the FMPC. The Steering Committee is responsible for(4 page PDF) recommending guidelines, policies, events and programs to the FMPC; recommending expenditures consistent with the policies of the AAFP Foundation; setting the agenda and planning the semi-annual FMPC meetings; and serving as reviewers for FMPC grant award submissions.
Call for Steering Committee Nominations
Steering Committee members are elected to a three-year term, which will begin on January 1, 2017. There are three seats to be filled, including at least two for physician members.
Nominate yourself or another person. Nominations should include the nominee's name, title, affiliation, phone number, and email address. Please send all nominations to Brenda Cherpitel at (800) 274-2237, ext. 4452.