Election of Leadership
ACHA needs you to participate in the nomination and election of your leaders!
For more information, including who is eligible to vote, see the Election FAQs
- The Call for Nominations begins in the fall of each year and runs for six to nine weeks.
- The Slate of Candidates is announced and posted here.
- The election will be conducted online in March-April.
Don't forget to renew your membership for the 2020 calendar year! Only current, eligible members whose 2020 dues have been received by ACHA by February 24, 2020, will be able to vote in ACHA's 2020 national election.
2020-2021/22 Slate of Candidates
ACHA is pleased to present the following slate of candidates for the National Election:
The election will be conducted March 20 through April 20, 2020, at this site. Detailed information about the candidates will be available at election time. Election results will be announced during the Opening General Session at the ACHA Annual Meeting. The new officers of the association, regional representatives, and section officers assume their office at the end of the Assembly of Representatives at the Annual Meeting.
*According to the ACHA Bylaws, Regular Individual Members and Student Members are eligible to vote for Officers of the Association.
Regular Individual Members and Student Members are eligible to vote for the Board Regional Representative within their region.
Emeritus Members have privileges of the class of membership to which they belonged prior to becoming emeritus, and thus may vote accordingly.
For section elections, Regular Individual Members are eligible to vote for the Section Officers within their section. Student Members are only eligible to vote and hold office in the Student/Consumer section. The Student/Consumer section officer elections will take place at the ACHA Annual Meeting.
Candidates for Officers of the Association
For 2020-2021 President-elect:
M. Scott Tims, PhD
Assistant Vice President
For 2020-2022 Treasurer:
Dana Tasson, MD
Associate Vice Provost for Health and Wellbeing
Center for Student Health and Counseling
Portland State University
Candidates for Regional Representatives to the Board of Directors
For 2020-2022 Region I Representative:
Marguerite O’Brien, MSW
Director for Wellness, Prevention & Advocacy Services
University of South Carolina
For 2020-2022 Region III Representative:
Faith A. DeNardo, PhD, MSEd, BS
Director, Wellness Connection
Bowling Green State University
For 2020-2022 Region VI Representative:
Kevin Readdean, MSEd, LMHC
Associate Director, Student Health Center
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute