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AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION
M E M O R A N D UM
To: Division Presidents
From: Garnett Coad, Election Officer
Subject: Division Description for 1997 Apportionment Ballot for the 1998 Legislative Year
Date: July 25, 1996
On November 1, 1996, the 1997 Apportionment ballot to determine the composition of the Council of Representatives for the 1998 legislative year will be mailed to all Fellows, Members and Voting Associates of the American Psychological Association. Each eligible voter is allowed ten votes which may be allocated to any division, state or provincial association of his or her choice.
In an effort to assist voters in allocating their votes, Council requested that a 100 word statement from each division and state and provincial association be included with the Apportionment ballot. These statements are compiled in a booklet and mailed with the Apportionment ballot each year.
Attached you will find a copy of the statement from your division which appeared in the 1996 description/mission booklet. Please read and review the statement carefully to ensure that your mission or other information has not changed. If you wish to make changes, deletions or additions please submit a typewritten copy of those changes.Please complete and return the attached approval form so that it reaches the election office no later than September 13, 1996. A return envelope is enclosed for your convenience. Though every effort will be made to ensure the inclusion of a description from each division, we will be unable to accommodate submissions received after the deadline.
Should you have any questions, regarding this memo, please feel free to contact me at (202) 336- 6087. If you like, you may fax your approval form and revised typewritten statement to my attention at (202) 336-6157.
cc: Judy Strassburger, Senior Director
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
(202) 336-6123 TDD
The mission of the Division of Clinical Neuropsychology is to enhance the understanding of brain behavior relationships and the application of such knowledge to human problems. The Division addresses this mission through the advancement of clinical neuropsychological practice, scientific research, and professional education in the public interest. The goals derived from this mission are achieved in cooperation with the American Psychological Association, other professional organizations and the general public. Al l APA members interested in neuropsychology are welcome to join the Division. Apportionment of ballots to the Division will further practice and science of clinical neuropsychology. 39
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