ACOFP Congress of Delegates

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2018 DEADLINES

February 1
Deadline for submitting Delegate and Alternate names to ACOFP.  Send to Annie DeVries at annied@acofp.org.

February 15
Deadline for Resolutions.  Those submitted after February 15 are subject to acceptance by the Speaker. Please use the resolution template.



DATES & TIMES

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Credentialing 11:00 am to 1:15 pm 
Congress Session I
1:00 to 3:00 pm
Reference Committees
3:00 to 4:00 pm
Special Reference Committee
4:00 to 5:00 pm



Thursday, March 22, 2018

Credentialing 7:30 to 8:00 am
Congress Session II  
8:00 to 11:00 am
LEGISLATIVE BODY


The 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 each Spring at the ACOFP Annual Convention & Scientific Seminars.

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.

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