SOGH 2018-2019 Election of Officers and Board

An election for Officers and Board Members of the Society of OB/GYN Hospitalists for the 2018-2019 year will be held at the Annual SOGH Business Meeting on Saturday, September 29, 2018 in Cleveland, OH. The Society of OB/GYN Hospitalists Board of Directors is now calling for applications for the following board positions for the term beginning September 29, 2018:

Vice President/President Elect
Non-officer Board Member (up to 6 seats)

Eligibility Criteria for Board Positions

  • SOGH full, paid member in good standing; 
  • Member of SOGH for at least 2 years; 
  • Prepared to travel to Board meetings three times a year; 
  • Prepared to respond to emails on a daily basis and actively participate; 
  • Willing to serve on SOGH committees; 
  • Prepared to serve on the board for a two-year term; 
  • Candidates may self-nominate or may be nominated by another SOGH member; 
  • Candidates must be aware of the duties of the office for which they are being nominated and agree to fulfill those duties before accepting nomination to that position 

Application Process

To apply for a board position, please submit the following:

  • One-page CV* 
  • Conflict of interest statement (attached) 
  • One-page Nomination Letter* 
  • Recent headshot in jpeg format (optional) 
  • One-page Letter of Support* (optional). May not come from any current SOGH Board members. 

*Each document listed must be one-page with size 12 font and 1” margins.

Candidates should note that the Letter of Support is for use by Nominations Committee. CV and Nominating Letter of those appearing on the ballot will be sent as submitted to members of SOGH.

Only complete applications will be considered.

The deadline for applications is August 31st 2018 at midnight Central. Applications may be submitted by e-mail to [email protected] or via mail to:

Society of OBGYN Hospitalists
1061 E. Main St, Ste 300
East Dundee, Il 60118

If submitting via email, please include SOGH Board Election in the subject line. Any mailed submissions must be postmarked by the application deadline to be eligible.

Nomination & Voting Process

  1. SOGH staff will review all applications are complete and criteria is met and will forward all qualified applicants to the Nominations Committee for consideration on the ballot. The nominations committee will use the following criteria when considering candidates: duration of SOGH membership as well as activity within and contributions to SOGH, activity and prominence as a hospitalist, and ability to provide skills, experience, and/or diversity not currently found on the Board
  2. Members Eligible to Vote: Full, paid, SOGH members in good standing. Membership shall be paid and current as of time of vote. 
  3. Voting will occur at the Annual Business Meeting on Saturday, September 29, 2018 in Cleveland, OH. For those unable to attend the business meeting, each member eligible to vote may authorize another Full member to act by proxy. Only three proxy votes per attending Full Member shall be allowed. PROXY FORMS AND INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED VIA EMAIL IN MID-SEPTEMBER.