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Nominating Committee


The purpose of the Nominating Committee is to present to the BOG and Membership qualified candidates for elected positions.


Deborah Backus, PT, PhD, FACRM

Deborah Backus, PT, PhD, FACRM


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Yearly Timeline

  • Post-Annual Conference to April: Nominating Committee Chair and Committee identify and vet candidates for open positions
  • February: Confirm Committee members
  • May: Post candidate statements online and post election survey
  • Mid-June: 
      • Election closes
      • Results sent to ACRM Staff representative and Nominating Committee Chair 
  • Late June: Candidates notified of results
  • July/Aug: Announce winners

Open Positions 2023

  • President-Elect
  • Two Member-at-Large
  • One Member-at-Large Early Career


Due to COVID, elections were not held in 2022 given that all existing officers and chairs were asked to continue in their positions for an additional term


  • Identifying, screening and presenting candidates for elected offices


  • Conducted elections:
    • Treasurer: Brad Kurowski
    • Early Career Member-at-Large: Brooks Wingo
    • Member-at-Large: Dawn Neumann