Governing Board Elections 2020

Thank you for your interest in serving AACT in a leadership capacity!

Self-nominations for elected positions on the AACT Governing Board are open through April 17. Voting will take place from April 28–May 19.

Submit a Self-Nomination Form

Nominations are due no later than April 17, 2020.


To serve on the AACT Governing Board you must be:

  • A current AACT member in good standing.
  • The High School Ambassador must be a current 9–12 teacher of chemistry.
  • The Middle School Ambassador must be a current 6–8 teacher of physical science.
  • The Elementary School Ambassador must be a current K–5 teacher of science.
  • The President-Elect must be current or former K12 teacher of chemistry (including 68 physical science and K5 science).
  • Available to travel to and participate in a leadership meeting in Washington, DC (or remotely if needed), July 911. Exact schedule TBD. Travel and lodging will be provided by AACT.


  • Each governing board position has a key set of responsibilities. Learn about the main responsibilities of each position.
  • The President-Elect will be elected for a three-year term, as part of the presidential succession. The candidate must commit to serving one year as President-Elect, the following one year as President, and the last one year of their term as Past President. The three year term begins in July 2019 and concludes in July 2023.
  • The Grade level Ambassadors will each serve one-year terms. The term will begin in July 2020 and conclude July 2021.


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