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American Association for Public Opinion Research

October 2018

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by David Dutwin, President
AAPOR Executive Council just wrapped up its September meeting. The September meeting is largely dedicated to a full financial review of the Association, and as it has been for a few years now, AAPOR is in excellent financial health.
by Tim Johnson, Past President and Nominations Committee Chair
The AAPOR Executive Council Call for Nominations are open! Do you know someone whose expertise and values should be represented on the AAPOR Council? Would you personally like to play a leadership role in AAPOR and have a voice at the table? Each year we ask the AAPOR community to nominate qualified candidates for service on AAPOR’s Executive Council. Council members represent the general membership and provide leadership and oversight for AAPOR’s policies, finances and activities.
by Emily Geisen, MCR Chair
It’s time to renew your AAPOR membership for 2019! Please renew your membership by January to continue receiving all the benefits you enjoy.
by Courtney Kennedy, Conference Chair
We have three important conference-related updates for you:
  • The conference abstract submission site is open! 
  • We need volunteers to review abstracts. 
  • AAPOR’s first ever conference sneak peek video is available.
by Kyley McGeeney, Education Chair
AAPOR’s Got Talent (AGT) is back for the 2019 Conference, and we are looking for topics for AGT 2019! 
by Janet Streicher
NYAAPOR is honored to be featured in this issue of AAPOR. Let us tell you a little bit about our chapter.
by Kyley McGeeney, Education Chair
The AAPOR Education Committee’s Diversity Subcommittee is excited to announce our first-ever AAPOR SurveyFest! SurveyFest is a one-day conference aimed at encouraging undergraduate and graduate students from diverse social and demographic characteristics (e.g., sex, gender, gender identity, age, race, religion, ethnic background, nationality, sexual orientation, or disability status) to consider graduate studies and careers in the fields of public opinion and survey research. It will be held Nov. 3 at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Help us spread the word!
by Ashley Kirzinger and Tim Triplett, TICC Co-Chairs
American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan behavioral and social science research, evaluation, assessment, and technical assistance organization with a mission to conduct and apply the best behavioral and social science research and evaluation towards improving people's lives, with a special emphasis on the disadvantaged.