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  April 1, 2021

Cast your vote! AGA leadership elections now open

Submit your ballot(s) for 2021-2022 AGA Governing Board, Nominating Committee and AGA Institute Council by April 23.
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AGA runs on volunteers and it’s time to choose your leaders for the next year. Elections are now open for the 2021-2022 AGA Governing Board, Nominating Committee and AGA Institute Council Section leadership cohorts. The deadline to vote for both cohorts is April 23, 2021.

AGA leadership elections

AGA Nominating Committee members serve for one year and are responsible for selecting future officers and councillors for the AGA/AGA Institute as well as the members who are placed on the ballot for election to the AGA Nominating Committee for the following year. Governing Board councillors serve three-year terms. Two to three councillors are selected each year.

Eligibility: Active full and senior members only (domestic and international). Trainee and affiliate members are not eligible to vote. If you have any questions, please email Executive Office staff.

Submit your vote for the following positions:

  • Clinical Research Councillor
  • Practice Councillor
  • Nominating Committee Early-Career Practice Member
  • Nominating Committee Early-Career Research Member
  • Nominating Committee Members (up to four)

AGA Institute Council Section elections

AGA Institute Council section leaders serve for two years as section vice chair and two years as section chair. During their tenure, they organize and oversee AGA sessions at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW), are in charge of clinical and basic science programming initiatives and are heavily involved in choosing the James W. Freston Conference topic. Section nominating committees are elected members who work during their election year to adjudicate nominees received by their section.

Section members: you can vote for the next vice chair and nominating committee members for section(s) in which you are affiliated. If you would like to update your affiliations, you can do so at the start of the election site. If you have any questions, please email council staff.

  • Cellular & Molecular Gastroenterology (CMG)
  • Esophageal, Gastric & Duodenal Disorders (EGD)
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology (GIONC)
  • Neurogastroenterology & Motility (NGM)
  • Pancreatic Disorders (PAN)
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology & Developmental Biology (PGDB)
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