The North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) Nominating and Leadership Development Committee met last weekend to interview candidates and vote for the initial slate of nominees for officer and board positions. The general membership still may nominate individuals for these positions between now and July 20. Please use this nomination form. For questions on the nominating process, contact Abbey Ruggiero or 919-833-3836.
The following slate of nominees was selected by the committee:
President-elect: John L. Reynolds, MD
Board of Directors, Region 2: Jeffrey W. Runge, MD
Board of Directors, At-Large: Brian S. Kuszyk, MD
AMA Delegates:

  • John R. Mangum, MD
  • William E. Bowman, MD
  • Darlyne Menscer, MD

AMA Alternate Delegates:

  • Hadley Callaway, MD
  • Liana Puscas, MD

If you would like the committee to consider other candidates, please complete the nomination form and submit it by July 20. The committee will reconvene to consider additional nominees and publish the final slate of candidates on Aug. 28. Under the NCMS’ new governance structure adopted last fall, online voting for the candidates will begin on Sept. 4 and continue until midnight on Sept. 16, the day before the NCMS annual business meeting. Paper ballots also will be available to those who need them.
The new officers, board members and AMA delegates will be announced and installed at the business meeting on Saturday afternoon, Sept. 17 at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro. For more information about attending the business meeting, which is free of cost, as well as the historic Merging Medicine and Management M3 conference taking place at the Grandover from Sept. 15-18, see the article in this edition of the Bulletin and visit the M3 Conference website.