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TCEP Board of Directors nominations sought
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Have you thought about giving back to TCEP by serving on the state Board of Directors? The time is now to nominate yourself or someone you think would be a great nominee.

The Texas College of Emergency Physicians depends upon its fourteen member Board of Directors for its vision and action. Eleven Regular Board Members serve staggered three-year terms. In addition, 3 members serve one-year terms for a Young Physician, Resident and Medical Student positions.

There are three open Regular Board positions on the 2019 ballot as well as the Young Physician, Resident and Medical Student.

Obligations of the Board of Director role include (but are not limited to):

  • Attendance and active participation at the TCEP Annual Meeting (Connect)
  • Attendance at quarterly Board of Directors meetings ( March 25, summer, Oct 12, 2019, Jan 2020)
  • Attendance at ACEP Council Meeting / Scientific Assembly.
  • Attendance at the ACEP Leadership and Advocacy Conference in Washington, DC is strongly encouraged. 

Qualifications to be nominated:

  • Directors must be Active, Life, or Honorary (former Active) Members of the Chapter
  • A Young Physician Director must be an Active Chapter Member less than forty (40) years of age or engaged in the active practice of Emergency Medicine for less than ten (10) years. Shall hold office for one year after his or her election.
  • A Candidate Member Director defined as a Resident in good standing in an accredited Texas Emergency Medicine Residency Program shall hold office for one year after his or her election.
  • A Medical Student Member Director defined as a Medical Student in good standing in an accredited Texas Medical School who is active in his or her local Emergency Medicine Interest Group shall hold office for one year after his or her election. The Medical Student Member Director position is that of a non-voting Member of the Board.

Important deadlines and dates:

Jan 15, 2019: Deadline to submit the nomination (for self or other member) in writing by email to 

Jan. 23 – last day the TCEP Board of Directors can vote/approve the Board slate.

Once approved by the Board, the candidates will be sent a survey and request for high resolution photo for publication in the March issue of Emphasis.

Sunday, March 24- Elections will take place at the TCEP Annual Business Meeting at the AT&T Conference Center, Austin, Texas.

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