The APA Nominating Committee is accepting recommendations for candidates
for the member-in-training trustee-elect (MITTE) position for APA's 2008
Each year an MITTE is elected by APA members-in-training and serves on the
Board for one year without a vote. At the end of that year, the MITTE advances
to member-in-training trustee (MITT) and serves on the Board for one year with
The resident elected in the 2008 election will serve as MITTE from May 2008
to May 2009, and as MITT from May 2009 to May 2010.
Residents must be APA members-in-training when recommended for the
position; that is, they must have been accepted as APA members in both APA and
their district branch. They must be in their PGY-2 or PGY-3 year this
Moreover, nominees must have written permission from their training
directors to fulfill the two-year commitment as MITTE and MITT as a part of
Information about the MITTE/MITT positions, eligibility criteria, and
submission forms are posted on APA's Web site at<www.psych.org/edu/res_fellows/rf/mitte.cfm>.
There are additional links to the contact and demographic form, which can be
submitted online, at<www.psych.org/edu/res_fellows/mitnominees.cfm>.
The form to be signed by the resident's training director can be downloaded
Nomination materials must be received by August 3. Items not submitted
online should be sent to Pedro Ruiz, M.D., Chair, APA Nominating Committee,
APA, 1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1825, Arlington, Va. 22209; Attn: Chanda
Brooks. They can also be faxed to (703) 907-7852 or e-mailed to
More information on the MITTE nominating process is available by
contacting Brooks by e-mail or by phone at (703) 907-8527. ▪