You should have received an NCMS election email by now. It is coming from our third-party vender, Intelliscan. If you have not seen it, please check your spam folder. The North Carolina Medical Society Nominating and Leadership Development Committee has issued the final slate of candidates. Under the NCMS’ governance structure, online voting for the candidates began on September 28, 2023 and will continue until midnight on October 12, 2023.

Paper ballots will be available to those who need them. If you did not receive your ballot, please contact the NCMS.
Individuals interested in voting in the NCMS Election must be an active NCMS Member (2023 dues paid).

The following slate of candidates was selected by the Nominating and Leadership Development Committee:

NCMS Board of Directors
• President Elect: John J. Meier, IV, MD
• Secretary-Treasurer: Tracy L. Eskra, MD
• Region 3 Representative: Karen L. Smith, MD
• Region 4 Representative: Martin Palmeri, MD
• At-Large Member: Bryant A. Murphy, MD
• At-Large Member: William G. Ferrell, MD
• At-Large Member: Ronald B. Laney, Jr., MD

NC American Medical Association Delegation
• AMA Delegate: Mary Ann Contogiannis, MD
• AMA Delegate: Justin B. Hurie, MD

Nominating and Leadership Development Committee
• NLDC Region 2: John B. Chiavetta, MD
• NLDC Region 2: Damian F. McHugh, MD