NLA-C Election Announcement

The NLA-C Board for 2017

  • Meitreya, acting Co-Chair
  • Attila, acting Co-Chair & Recording Secretary
  • jzemie, acting Corresponding Secretary
  • Markher, acting Treasurer
  • the pennygurl, acting Member At Large
Note: All position descriptions are available in by-laws on the website or you may request a copy.

Nomination/Election Guidelines for 2017
Nominations open: 09/01/2017 – 10/30/2017
Election: 10/30/2017 – 11/30/2017
Term: 01/2018 – 12/2019 (one year) or 01/2018 – 12/2020 (two years)

  • a. Elections shall be conducted by two officers whose term of office is not up for re-election.
  • b. Nominations shall be announced at a general membership meeting not less than three months before said election.
  • c. Nominations will be open for 45 days.
  • d. Members may submit nominations verbally or in writing.
  • e. Nominees will be given an opportunity to submit a paragraph of no more than 150 words to be provided to members.
  • f. At least thirty (30) days prior to the final due date for completed ballots, the Corresponding Secretary shall send to the entire voting membership the names of each nominee along with the paragraph submitted by each nominee.
  • g. Candidates will be selected by a majority/plurality of votes cast.
  • h. An officer whose term of office is not up for re-election will collect and count the ballots. The Co-Chair whose term of office is not up for re-election will certify the election results.
Voting electronically (by internet or other means) may be used to supplement or complement Official Balloting by traditional mail. Members may request a paper ballot for any election or membership vote.

Voting members may make nominations, vote in the election and hold an office.

Voting members may self-nominate.

In the event that a non-voting member is nominated or wants to self nominate, that member must join NLA-I prior to the close of nominations (10/30/2016)

Voting Members Defined:
  • Must be a member in good standing (dues paid current)
  • Must be a full member: NLA-C & NLA-I

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