American Diabetes Association Opens Call for Applications for Officer and Board Member Positions

Jan 13, 2016, 17:10 ET from American Diabetes Association

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Diabetes Association, the nation's leading voluntary health organization in the fight to Stop Diabetes®, has opened the call for applications for our Officer and Board of Director positions.

The Association is currently accepting applications for the following:

  • Chair of the Board-Elect
  • President-Elect, Health Care & Education
  • President-Elect, Medicine & Science
  • Secretary/Treasurer-Elect
  • Member, National Board of Directors

"Ensuring a strong, diverse volunteer leadership is crucial to the success of our mission to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes," said Robin Richardson, Chair of the Board. "These elected national volunteer leadership positions enable individuals from across the country, representing diverse professional and personal perspectives, to offer their expertise and wisdom."

Applications will be accepted January 13January 28, 2016, 8 p.m. EST. Criteria for each of the positions, as well as application information, can be found at

The American Diabetes Association is leading the fight to Stop Diabetes and its deadly consequences and fighting for those affected by diabetes. The Association funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes; delivers services to hundreds of communities; provides objective and credible information; and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes. Since 10940, our mission has been to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. For more information please call the American Diabetes Association at 1-800-DIABETES (800-342-2383) or visit Information from both these sources is available in English and Spanish.

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SOURCE American Diabetes Association