The AAP is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of 10 members elected by their regional Districts who also serve as District Chairs. Members vote each year for a national President-Elect. The AAP Executive Committee – consisting of the President, President-Elect, Immediate Past President, Board Member at Large and the CEO/Executive Vice President– conducts AAP business on a daily basis. The AAP is a not-for-profit Illinois corporation. At the state level, AAP Chapters are individually incorporated, have their own bylaws and further the aims of the national organization as well as their local priorities.