Appointments may begin on any date. However, all appointments must end on 6/30/YR, with the exception of appointments that run less than one year. For example, the appointment may be for the period January 1, 2012, through May 31, 2012. However, the appointment dates may not be January 1, 2012, through December 31, 2012. This appointment may begin on January 1, 2012, but must end on June 30, 2012. The individual may then be reappointed from July 1, 2012, through December 31, 2012.