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AOA Communication  |   July 2019
Official Call: 2019 Annual Business Meeting of the American Osteopathic Association
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AOA Communication   |   July 2019
Official Call: 2019 Annual Business Meeting of the American Osteopathic Association
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, July 2019, Vol. 119, 408. doi:10.7556/jaoa.2019.075
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, July 2019, Vol. 119, 408. doi:10.7556/jaoa.2019.075
To the Officers and Members of the American Osteopathic Association and the Presidents and Executive Directors of AOA Affiliates (Divisional, Specialty, and Non-practice): 
You are hereby notified that the 2019 Annual Business Meeting and House of Delegates (HOD) of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) will be held July 22 through July 28, 2019, at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile Hotel. 
AOA Board of Trustees Meeting
The AOA Board of Trustees (BOT) will convene for its annual business meeting the week of July 22, 2019. 
Written reports and any other items of business for the BOT annual business meeting may be received at any time, but no later than Monday, July 1, 2019, to be included in the online posting of materials. All reports and items of business must be submitted electronically to cbaggett@osteopathic.org. 
The BOT meeting agenda will be available on the AOA Annual Business Meeting Web page (https://osteopathic.org/about/aoa-events/annual-business-meeting/) at least 10 business days before the start of the meeting. 
AOA HOD Meeting
The HOD Committee on Credentials will begin registering delegates and alternate delegates the afternoon of Thursday, July 25, and the morning of Friday, July 26. The AOA HOD will convene its annual business meeting Friday, July 26, and conclude its sessions Sunday, July 28, 2019. 
Reports, resolutions, and any other items of business for the HOD meeting may be received at any time, but no later than Friday, May 24, 2019, to be included in the online posting of materials. All reports, resolutions, and items of business must be submitted electronically to cbaggett@osteopathic.org. 
Notice
Resolutions received after Wednesday, June 26, 2019, will be considered late and must include an explanation of good cause for the delay. The HOD Rules & Order of Business Reference Committee will determine whether the resolution will be considered by the 2019 HOD or deferred until the next HOD meeting in 2020. 
The HOD meeting agenda and materials will be posted to the AOA Annual Business Meeting Web page (https://osteopathic.org/about/aoa-events/annual-business-meeting/) as they become available but no less than 30 days before the start of the HOD Meeting. Hotel and air travel information is available on the AOA Annual Business Meeting web page. 
The executive director of each AOA affiliate state osteopathic medical association, the executive director of each AOA-recognized affiliate osteopathic specialty college, the chair of the Bureau of Emerging Leaders, and the chief administrative officer of the Student Osteopathic Medical Association must certify the names of their delegates and alternate delegates to the AOA's chief executive officer at least 30 days before the HOD meeting.