APS Officer Elections

The elective officers of the Society – President, three Vice Presidents, Secretary, Treasurer, and four Directors-at-Large – are elected by the members of the society by ballot every three years. At the same time the APS membership also elects two members for the American Philatelic Research Library Board of Trustees

Links are provided to the right of the screen for general election information and the forms required.


APS 2019-2022 Elections Timeline

    October 1, 2018
  • Earliest possible date to receive a nomination or second.
    October/November 2018
  • Announce Election in APS Newsletter
    November 1, 2018
  • Nominations/Seconds officially opens.
    November 2018
  • Election announcement in The American Philatelist.
    December 31, 2018
  • Deadline to participate in joint candidate mailing to APS Chapters
    January-April 2019
  • List Candidates in The AP with indication of whether required seconds have been received.
    Mid-January 2019
  • Joint mailing sent to Chapters.
    January 30, 2019
  • Deadline to appoint Election Review Board
    February 16, 2019
  • Candidates Forum, AmeriStamp Expo, Mesa, AZ
    March 1, 2019
  • Deadline for candidate statement copy to The American Philatelist
    March 31, 2019
  • Nominations/Seconds officially closes.
    April 1, 2019
  • Deadline to send to Secretary any Bylaws amendments.
    May 2019
  • Election Ballot included in issue of The American Philatelist.
    June 8, 2019
  • Voting closes at noon
  • Results tabulated, candidates notified.
  • Announce results on APS Website
    August 3, 2019
  • Officers installed following the General Membership Meeting, StampShow 2019, Omaha, NE.

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