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Preparing for Upcoming Elections – Holding Nominations

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  • August 27, 2013
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  • Hold nominations at your September meeting.
    • When looking for candidates, remember that members who are friendly, work well with others, solve problems, and think independently make great leaders.
    • Approach any pre-selected members to ensure they are OK being nominated.
    • Allow current officers 2-3 minutes to share their job responsibilities and positive experiences.
  • Announce at your September meeting that elections will be held in October.
    • All members must be given at least 30 days’ notice of when the elections will be held.
      • Advance notice may be given by posting the information in the chapter forum or by emailing all members assigned to the chapter.
  • Answers to frequently asked questions:
    • Members may self-nominate
    • Nominees must accept the nomination to be placed on the ballot
    • Multiple members may not share one position
    • One member may not hold two offices at the same time except for the position of secretary/treasurer
    • Vice presidents do not ascend, but may be nominated for president
    • Officers should not serve more than two consecutive years in the same office
    • Officers should not run after serving for four consecutive years
    • Hold elections at your October meeting
    • The vice president directs the election process


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  1. sharon sue lanclos says:

    Can someone please add to our website that our elections for the Baton Rouge Louisiana chapter will be held immediately after the presentation at our October 16 meeting. Thanks,

  2. Rae Ann Rodriguez says:

    Can you tell me when we will be able to enter the future officers