Disability Specialty Group

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Mission
To foster communication among members and to encourage research, education, and service that addresses issues of disability and chronic illness. The group will provide support and advocate with disabled members of the Association while working closely with other specialty groups to promote common interests and develop intradisciplinary and interdisciplinary projects.

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Student: $1

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Nominations for DSG board Director


Dear DSG member,
You are invited to nominate a colleague or yourself to the board of the Disability Specialty Group of the AAG as a Director for the 2-year term, 2015-2017. There is only one Director vacancy.

If nominating a colleague, please do so with her or his permission. Graduate students are more than welcome to nominate or self-nominate. All current members of DSG are eligible to be on the board.

According to the DSG By-laws,
• The board has 3 Directors. Two of the three Directors are elected from the membership at-large and one is elected from the student membership.
• All Directors are elected for two-year terms and may not serve consecutive terms.

Please send in your nomination to deborah.metzel@umb.edu with a brief biographic sketch of no more than 75 words by May 31, 2015. Ballots will be sent to members of the DSG in early June and will close by June 26, 2015. The new Director will be announced by July 1, 2015.

I hope for your interest in nominating a new director and wish you a great summer.

Sincerely,

Deb M.
Chair, 2104-2016
Deborah.metzel@umb.edu

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