APHA Candidates


The member elected by the Governing Council as APHA president-elect will become president-elect at the close of the 2023 Annual Meeting and Expo in Atlanta and assume the presidency at the close of the 2024 Annual Meeting. Candidates for president-elect:

Speaker of the Governing Council

If elected by the Governing Council as APHA speaker of the Governing Council, the member will serve a three-year term starting at the close of APHA's 2023 Annual Meeting. Candidate for speaker of the Governing Council:

Executive Board Members

The Executive Board has 12 elected members, with three elected annually to four-year terms. The Governing Council will elect three new Executive Board members during APHA's 2023 Annual Meeting. Candidates for Executive Board: 

Honorary Vice Presidents

The Governing Council will elect three honorary vice presidents to serve a one-year term. The Governing Council will elect the honorary vice presidents during APHA's 2023 Annual Meeting and Expo. Candidates for honorary vice president:

  • Canada: Vamini Selvanandan, MD, MPH, CCFP (EM), Chair of Board of Directors, Canadian Public Health Association
  • Latin America and the Caribbean: Jarbas Barbosa, MD, PhD, Director, Pan American Health Organization
  • United States: Robert K. Ross, MD, President and CEO, The California Endownment


2023 Campaign Guidelines for Candidates for APHA-wide Office (PDF)