A total of ten (10) directors comprise the USHPA board: eight (8) elected directors and two (2) designated directors (appointed by the elected eight). Four elected director slots are filled each fall in a national election and each serve for two-year terms. From among its members, the board will elect its officers -
president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer. Board of Directors meetings are conducted monthly via conference, and once or twice annually at a physical meeting.