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2013 Academy Election Results

The Academy conducted its annual election from Nov. 18 to Dec. 17. A total of 16,428 ballots were sent to the membership, of which 2,456 were returned for tabulation.

Results
The election results for the Board of Trustees officers and the trustee-at-large position are as follows:

President-Elect
Russell N. Van Gelder, MD, PhD
Senior Secretary for Ophthalmic Practice
Robert E. Wiggins, MD, MHA
Secretary for Annual Meeting
Jonathan B. Rubenstein, MD
Trustee-at-Large

Chair, The Council

Vice Chair, The Council

Jane C. Edmond, MD

Ann A. Warn, MD, MBA

Mathew W. MacCumber, MD, PhD

Amendments
The amendment to revise Rule 3 of the Code of Ethics to include reference to basic science research in addition to patient-centered research (Code of Ethics B.3) was approved by a 97 percent vote.

Election Summary
Total Ballots Mailed 16,428
Valid Returns for Candidates 2,456
% Total Returns 15
Voting By Mail 1,076
Voting By Internet 1,380

Results supplied by the Academy’s election agent, Intelliscan, Inc.