Cast your vote in August for CMS president-elect and CMS delegates to the American Medical Association

by Kate Alfano, CMS Communications Coordinator

On Wednesday, Aug. 1, you will receive an invitation to vote for a slate of Colorado Medical Society (CMS) officers from the CMS Constant Contact email account.

To assure your election ballot email arrives safely in your inbox, please add Constant Contact as an approved sender (directions at end of this article), especially if you have opted out of receiving ASAP or any other CMS electronic publications in the past. If CMS does not have your email address, email or call 720-858-6306.

The following CMS physicians have announced their candidacy for office. Read their candidate statements through the links below.

President-elect (one position)

•    David Markenson, MD

AMA Delegates/Alternate Delegates (two positions open, listed in alpha order)

•    Katie Lozano, MD, incumbent AMA Alternate Delegate

•    Lee (Alethia) Morgan, MD, incumbent AMA Delegate

This is the third year of all-member elections and once again all ballots will be cast electronically. All CMS members are encouraged to use this opportunity to vote, affirming the significant commitment of our organization to engage all members in the governance process. We also ask you to consider seeking a leadership position next year. More details on the 2019 nomination period will be available in September. Thank you for your participation in your medical society.

What does it mean to add an address to a safe senders list?

Email newsletters can be blocked or filtered into your email bulk folder especially now that email filters are focusing more strongly on “grey mail” or commercial mail. As a result, you may miss important announcements or alerts from CMS, like this one for the all-member election.

If you already receive CMS electronic newsletters like ASAP, you need not worry because you are already signed up and will be able to vote. If you have not, please consider signing up for CMS email communications by visiting this link with easy to follow instructions at This form will let you choose which email communications you want to receive.

Categories: Communications, Colorado Medicine