Nominations for President-Elect of the NHATA Now Being Accepted

January 1, 2017: The NHATA is seeking nominations for the Executive Board position of President-Elect.  Nominations are to be directed to NHATA Secretary Lisa Dupuis at Once candidates have accepted nominations, an online election will be held over a two week period.

Responsibilities of the President Elect Position

7.2 President Elect. The President Elect shall act in the absence of the President, and shall perform such other duties as the NHATA Officers may prescribe. In the absence of the President and President Elect, the Secretary and Treasurer will work in concert to perform such other duties as the NHATA Officers may prescribe.

Nomination Process

6.3 President

  1. Nomination. The NHATA membership shall nominate candidates for President Elect every two years. Each candidate must be a Certified-Regular, Certified-Retired, or Certified-Student Member of the NHATA and be in good standing with the NATA-BOC. An NHATA Officer who ceases to meet qualifications for being a Member of the NHATA and/or a Certified-Regular, Certified-Retired, or Certified-Student Member of NATA shall automatically cease to be an NHATA Officer unless the status is changed to ”inactive”. Said “inactive” NHATA officer may conclude his/her term only with approval from the remainder of the Executive Board.
  2. Election. An online ballot shall be emailed to each Certified Member no later than November 15 immediately following the nomination of the candidates for President of election years. The emailing shall instruct the Members to complete their ballots within the two-week window online voting period. The candidate receiving the largest number of votes shall take office as NHATA’s President as of January 1.
  3. Term of Office, Re-election. The term of office of President will consist of four consecutive years. The newly elected President shall serve two (2) years as the President Elect, and a second consecutive two more years as the President. The President shall be elected biannually. The President may not serve more than one (1) consecutive term, except for a President who served as President Elect and served a partial term as President upon the resignation or removal of the previous President, or upon vacancy occurring in the office of the President for another reason, may serve one (1) consecutive full term in addition to the partial term. The initial term of the President will be four years concluding December 31, 2012.

Candidate Presentation Materials

Following acceptance of their nomination for the President-Elect position, candidates will submit documents to support their candidacy, including but not limited to:

  • Candidate’ resume
  • Candidate’s statement introducing themselves to membership and basis of their candidacy at minimum
  • Head shot of candidate to be used in presenting candidate to membership on the NHATA webpage and President-Elect online ballot.

Instructions for development of candidate presentation materials will be provided directly to all nominees at the time of their acceptance of the nomination.

Upcoming Events

Thursday September 7, 2017

Current Concepts in Sport Concussion Location:Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire. Contact:

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

5:30 – 7:30 pm

For athletes, coaches and parents

Concussions: Risks, Realities and Reforms

Location: Southern NH University, Webster Hall: Mara Auditorium, Hooksett, NH

Cost: Free

Register through classes and events.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

NHMI 24th Annual Fall Symposium

Location: SERESC in Bedford, NH

Contact: Sandy

Open Positions


Committee Member Openings

  • Conferences
  • Governmental Affairs
Contact NHATA Secretary Lisa Dupuis at for more information.