Elections

Applications Sought for Board of Directors

This year, as required by The Association’s Bylaws, eligible members will elect two Officers and five Directors to take office and replace those who will complete their two-year terms. The Association Needs highly qualified members with proven track records to serve on the Board.

President Director #2 Director #6
Secretary Director #4 Director #8
Director #10 (Alternate Director)

As with previous years, we will communicate election particulars, accept nominations/applications, and manage all balloting via the website (and email, if subscribed to updates).

The Election Committee will build a slate of candidates based on nominations and applications received from individuals via our website. The complete slate of candidates will be posted to The Question Mark for public review.

Nomination and Application Requirements

In May 2014, the Board changed the requirements for applications.  See the Elections Frequently Asked Questions page for requirements.

All incumbents, if interested in competing for a 2016-2018 Board position must apply via the website before the 11:59 pm Eastern Time, 15 July 31 July 2016 deadline.

Timetable (subject to adjustment):

  • 15 June – posting of election notice on Association website (auto generated email to all subscribers)
  • 31 July 15 July – closeout of self-nomination period.
  • 1 August 16 July – posting of candidate list to Association website and opening of polls (auto generated email to all subscribers).
  • 26 August 15 August – polls close.
  • 28 August 25 August – By-Laws Chair authenticates votes and announces winners, establish need for any run-offs, etc. Announce to membership via website.
  • 1 September – new Board seated (unless run-off election is required).

The handling of nominations, applications and the registration, voting and tabulation processes will be overseen by our By-Laws Chair, Mr. Thomas Hurley and our By-Laws Committee.

Thank you for your continued leadership and support.

Mike

Mike Hower, # 895
National Secretary
The Spaatz Association

Edited: 11 July 2016 – To reflect date changes due to website technical issues.

Nominations and Applications

Click to nominate someone, or apply (self-nominate) for a position on the Board of Directors

Frequently Asked Questions

Before applying, review the most common questions about being a member of the Board

Election Procedures

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