A key benefit of ARVO membership is the ability to have your say in the association’s leadership by casting your vote in annual elections and nominating or applying for open positions. Please participate if you are a voting member (Regular and Life). Every vote counts!
All 2022 current regular members are eligible to vote. You will receive an email from our secure elections vendor BigPulse (email: mail1.bigpulse.com). Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you did not receive an email to vote or have any questions.
Annual Meeting Program Committee (AMPC):
The 2023 AMPC call for nominations period will be open Dec. 9, 2022 - Feb. 17, 2023
- Under the direction of the ARVO Executive Vice President, the Annual Meeting Program Committee (AMPC) selects the content for the scientific portion of the ARVO Annual Meeting. AMPC members serve a three- or four-year term and chair their AMPC section or group in the final year of service. NOTE: AMPC committee members may not be owners or employees of ACCME-defined ineligible companies. If you are an ARVO voting member in good standing, you should have received an email with your electronic proxy to cast your vote. Learn more
Board of Trustees (AP and GL Trustees election; IM, RC and VI candidate nomination):
The 2023 call for Trustee nominations period will be open Dec. 9, 2022 through Feb. 17, 2023
- Comprised of elected members from ARVO's Scientific Sections, the Board of Trustees sets the strategic direction for ARVO and has the final responsibility and authority for all actions and policies that are recommended or adopted by standing and special committees, advisory councils and representatives to professional and governmental organizations, agents and employees. Trustees serve five-year terms. If you are an ARVO voting member in good standing, you should have received an email with your electronic proxy to cast your vote. Learn more
Additional positions voted by membership
At-Large Members-in-Training Trustee — Applications will be accepted June 16-July 21, 2023
- An ex officio non-voting position, the At-Large Members-in-Training Trustee position is a two-year term that begins with the ARVO Board of Trustees meeting in the fall. Learn more