Call for Election Committee Volunteers!
It’s that time of the year again: the next election cycle is right around the corner!
We are calling for 2 or 3 volunteers among our members, who are not running for a position on the board, to be part if this year’s election committee. If you are interested in participating, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Per AWIS GCH Bylaws: Elections shall be held once per calendar year. A Chapter Election Commission shall be appointed by the Executive Board to plan, conduct, and conclude the election process for the Chapter. A minimum of 2 designates must serve as the Election Commission. No member who is running for office may participate in the Election Commission. The President, whether running for re-election or not, may not participate in the ElectionCommission.
As members of the Election Commission, you will be in charge of planning and organizing the elections and setting up the nomination and voting processes by the following timeline:
March 1st – March 22nd: Call for nominations for Executive Board positions
March 25th: Send candidate list to members and open voting period
March 25th – April 12th: Voting period (minimum 2 weeks)
April 15th: Elected officers announced
Between April 15th and May 1st: The former and the new Executive Boards meet for transfer of responsibilities
May 1st: New Executive Board takes over!