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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.

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

Russell N. Van Gelder, MD, PhD
Senior Secretary for Ophthalmic Practice
Robert E. Wiggins, MD, MHA
Secretary for Annual Meeting
Jonathan B. Rubenstein, MD

Chair, The Council

Vice Chair, The Council

Jane C. Edmond, MD

Ann A. Warn, MD, MBA

Mathew W. MacCumber, MD, PhD

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.