AAPT 2010 National Election Results Announced

For Immediate Release

College Park, MD,November 10, 2010—The American Association of Physics Teachers has announced the results of the 2010 National Election of Executive Board Officers.

Gay B. Stewart, University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, will begin a four-year commitment as AAPT’s next Vice-President.

Diane M Riendeau, Deerfield High School in Illinois, will begin a three-year term as the High School At-Large Member.

Steve Iona, University of Denver, will continue with a two-year term as Secretary.

These three officers will begin their service following the AAPT Winter Meeting in Jacksonville, FL in January 2011.

About AAPT
AAPT is an international organization for physics educators, physicists, and industrial scientists—with more than 10,000 members worldwide. Dedicated to enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching, AAPT provides awards, publications, and programs that encourage teaching 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.