This excerpt taken from the AAPL DEF 14A filed Mar 13, 2006.
ELECTION OF DIRECTORS
The Board has nominated the current directors, Messrs. Anderson, Campbell, Drexler, Gore, Jobs and York and Dr. Levinson, to be elected to serve for a one-year term and until their successors are duly elected and qualified. Holders of proxies solicited by this Proxy Statement will vote the proxies received by them as directed on the proxy card or, if no direction is made, for the election of the Boards seven nominees. If any nominee is unable or declines to serve as a director at the time of the Annual Meeting, the proxy holders will vote for a nominee designated by the present Board to fill the vacancy.