Elections

Delegate Elections

Members seeking election as Delegate or Alternate Delegate must signify such intent in writing by September 15, 2020, to the Corporate Secretary of the American Chiropractic Association by one of the following methods:

  • Verified Mail:  1701 Clarendon Blvd., Suite 200, Arlington, VA 22209
  • Verified Email:  CorporateSecretary@acatoday.org
  • Verified Facsimile:  703-243-2593

Ballots will be sent on October 15, 2020 to eligible voting members in the following states:

The following states have open seats and appear in red in the map below.

Alaska

Hawaii
 
Massachusetts
 
North Dakota
 
Tennessee
 
Arkansas
 
Illinois
 
Minnesota
 
Oklahoma
 
Texas (West)
 
Colorado
 
Iowa
 
New Hampshire  
 
Oregon
 
Utah
 
Delaware
 
Kentucky
 
New Mexico
 
Pennsylvania
 
Virginia
 
Florida
 
Maine 
 
New York
 
South Carolina
 
West Virginia
 

 

Election Timeline

  • September 15, 2020 - Letter of intent due to the Corporate Secretary
  • October 15, 2020 - Ballots for contested states sent to voting members.
  • November 5, 2020 - Voting deadline.  Election closed.

Eligibility Requirements

(ACA Bylaws, Article IV Section C)

1. Delegates

To become a delegate, a candidate must:

  • Be a voting member of ACA in continuous good standing for at least two years immediately preceding the election and hold a D.C. degree for three years immediately preceding the election, except as provided in Article III.
  • Hold an active chiropractic license in the chiropractic profession except as provided in Article III Section E 4, in the delegate representative area (by zip code) within the state, territory, Canada, Mexico or in any other foreign country from which he seeks election.
  • Not be an officer, governor, or employee of ACA.
  • Be current in all financial obligations to ACA.
  • Inform ACA headquarters in writing via verified mail, verified email or verified facsimile of intention to seek election as delegate or alternate by September 15 preceding the October voting date.
  • Disclose on a form furnished by the Secretary, any ownership or investment interest or employment relationship with: i) any managed care organization that contracts for services rendered by Doctors of Chiropractic, or ii) any private organization that reviews the professional services rendered by Doctors of Chiropractic.
  • A former SACA National Chairman will be granted one year of the three years required for eligibility as delegate provided they meet all other requirements.

2. Alternate Delegates

To become an alternate delegate, a candidate must:

  • Be a member of ACA (including SACA) in continuous good standing for at least two years immediately preceding the election.
  • Hold an active chiropractic license in the chiropractic profession except as provided in Article III Section E 4, in the delegate representative area (by zip code) within the state, territory, Canada, Mexico or in any other foreign country from which he seeks election.
  • Not be an officer, governor, or employee of ACA.
  • Be current in all financial obligations to ACA.
  • Inform ACA headquarters in writing via verified mail, verified email or verified facsimile of intention to seek election as delegate or alternate by September 15 preceding the October voting date.
  • Disclose on a form furnished by the Secretary, any ownership or investment interest or employment relationship with: i) any managed care organization that contracts for services rendered by Doctors of Chiropractic, or ii) any private organization that reviews the professional services rendered by Doctors of Chiropractic.