ACOFP Congress of Delegates


MEETING DATES & TIMES
Below are the dates and times for the ACOFP Congress of Delegates in Kissimmee, Florida.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
11:30 am - 12:15 pm  •  Credentialing
2:00 - 4:00 pm  •  Congress Session I
4:00 - 5:00 pm  •  Reference Committees

Thursday, March 16, 2017
6:30 - 8:00 am  •  Caucus Meeting
7:45 - 8:00 am  •  Credentialing
8:00 - 10:00 am  •  Congress Session II




SUBMIT RESOLUTIONS
Any reports, resolutions, or other business for this meeting should be submitted to Annie DeVries at annied@acofp.org by February 13, 2017 in order for them to be available to Delegates for review in advance. 

Resolutions submitted after February 13 or during the Congress may only be accepted by approval of the Congress Speaker or by consent of two-thirds of the Congress Delegates present, provided two-thirds of the seated Delegates are in attendance.

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ACOFP's LEGISLATIVE BODY 
The ACOFP Congress of Delegates is the ACOFP’s legislative body, composed of appointed members from each affiliate or state society. It elects new officers and members to serve on the Board of Governors. Congress meets at the ACOFP Annual Convention & Scientific Seminars, which is held in March or April each year.


STATE SOCIETY
A state society receives one voting delegate for every 25 active members whose national and state dues are current.

State societies also receive one voting osteopathic family practice resident delegate who is currently enrolled in good standing in an AOA or ACGME residency program in the represented state; is in good standing with the ACOFP state affiliate society; and is in good standing with the ACOFP and AOA.

DELEGATE
All state societies receive one voting delegate from each approved College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) ACOFP Student Chapter within the state.

Each state society is required to send recommendations naming its delegates and alternate delegates to the ACOFP Executive Director at least 30 days before the first day of the Congress of Delegate’s annual meeting. The recommendations must be made in writing.

RESOLUTIONS
State Societies are also invited to submit resolutions to the ACOFP Board of Governors and Congress of Delegates.

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