Become A Leader

NCPEID has a significant historical, current and future impact on shaping the direction of physical education and physical activity for individuals with disabilities. It was founded with the vision of quality personnel preparation, research/demonstration, and service related to Adapted Physical Education/Activity. Numerous leaders in the academic disciplines of APE/A have served the organization and have helped shape effective physical education and physical activity programming for individuals with disabilities.  NCPEID invites it's members to consider serving in an elected or appointed position as an officer and/or member of one of the numerous standing committees. 


NCPEID elections are held each year prior to the Annual Conference by electronic ballot. It is anticipated that elections will open April 15 and close approximately two weeks later. Newly elected members are notified by May 15 and begin their duties at the New Board Meeting at the Annual Conference. Pursuant to the NCPEID Bylaws, newly elected members will be published on the website by May 15. 

There are four Executive Committee and seven Board of Director officer positions. Approximately six positions are elected each year. In addition, several positions on the APENS standing committee are elected, as stated in the bylaws. Committee member positions are appointed each year for the Membership Committee, Awards Committee, and Legislative Committee.   

To learn more about the NCPEID process and procedures for elections and appointments, please read the NCPEID Bylaws.


2022 NCPEID Elections 

Voting is now open

The election for NCPEID Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and APENS Committee positions is now open. Electronic voting will close Sunday, May 1, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. Newly elected and appointed members will be notified by May 15, 2022, and terms will begin by the Annual Conference in July, pursuant to the NCPEID bylaws.

Available positions include:

  • Vice-President-Elect (3-year term; 2022-2025)
  • Members at Large (2-year term; 2 positions available; 2022-2024)
  • Secretary (2-year term; 2022-2024)
  • Treasurer (4-year term; 2022-2026)
  • Student Representative (2-year term; 2022-2024)
  • APENS Executive Director (4-year term; 2022-2026)
  • APENS Committee Member (4-year term; 2022-2026)
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Election Timeline

  • March 1: Call for nominations.
  • April 1: Call for nominations closes.
  • April 15: Voting opens and members receive email instructions on how to cast their ballot.
  • May 1: Voting closes.
  • May 15: Newly elected members are announced.

The NCPEID Executive Committee and Board of Directors would like to thank each of the candidates for their willingness to serve in these positions.

If you have questions regarding the positions, please contact Nicole Kirk ([email protected]), Nominations and Elections Committee Chair.


T. Nicole Kirk, PhD

NCPEID Member at-Large And Nominations and Elections Committee Chair

Assistant Professor, University of Georgia 

Email: [email protected]