AAPT Announces 2013 Election Results

For Immediate Release

College Park, Maryland, November 6, 2013 — The AAPT membership has elected the following to serve on the AAPT Executive Board:

  • Steve Iona, University of Colorado, Boulder, has been elected as President in a special election to fill the vacancy in the AAPT Presidential Chain.  He will serve as President in 2014 and Past President in 2015

  • Janelle Bailey, Temple University, elected as Vice President. will enter the AAPT Presidential Chain, serving as Vice President in 2014, President-Elect in 2015, President in 2016, and Past President in 2017.

  • Steve Turley, Brigham Young University, has been elected as Treasurer.

  • Jan Mader, Great Falls High School, has been elected as At-Large High School Representative.

They will begin their terms following the AAPT Winter Meeting 2014 in Orlando.


AAPT extends gratitute to all of the candidates and recognizes the outstanding level of service they provide to the physics education community.

About AAPT
AAPT is an international organization for physics educators, physicists, physics education researchers, and industrial scientists—with members worldwide. Dedicated to enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching, AAPT provides awards, publications, and programs that encourage teaching the practical application of physics principles, support continuing professional development, and reward excellence in physics education. AAPT was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in the American Center for Physics in College Park, Maryland.
For more information: Contact Marilyn Gardner, Director of Communications, mgardner@aapt.org, (301) 209-3306, (301) 209-0845 (Fax), www.aapt.org.