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Meet the 2018/2019 National Director Candidates

Meet the 2018/2019 NACTA-Elect Director Candidates

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ASTA's Board of Directors and its Chapter Presidents play an important role in helping to lead, guide and advise your association.

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National Directors
Area Directors
NACTA Director
Chapter President Appointments
Who can vote?

In 2018 there are five ways to get involved.

  1. Be elected as one of five National Directors on ASTA’s Board of Directors;
  2. Be elected as one of two Area Directors (West & Central) that also sit on ASTA’s Board of Directors;
  3. Be elected as the NACTA Director on ASTA’s Board of Directors;
  4. Apply to become a Chapter President at the local/regional level;
  5. Cast your vote in the 2018 National Elections.

Learn more about becoming a(n):

  1. National Director
  2. Area Director
  3. NACTA Director
  4. Chapter President

Learn how to vote for a National Director

 

2018 Election Calendar

Tuesday, May 22 Announcement of National Elections and Chapter President Application Process
Tuesday, June 5

Opening date for submitting self-nominations for the following positions:

- At-Large Director seats on the National Board of Directors;

- Area Director seats on the National Board of Directors;

- NACTA Director seat on the National Board of Directors;

- Chapter President Applications (both domestic and international) for existing chapters with a vacancy.

Friday, June 15 (5PM EST) Deadline for receipt of self-nominations for the National Board of Directors (At-Large, Area Director and NACTA seats).
Friday, June 22 (5PM EST)

Deadline for receipt of candidate profiles/statements for ASTA.org and Acceptance of Candidacy Agreements for National Board of Director Candidates.

Deadline for receipt of applications from Chapter President Candidates.

Monday, June 25 Announcement to Chapter Presidents Council (CPC) of Area Director candidates for each region.
Thursday, June 28

Area Director Candidate Forum Webinars for Central and West Region Area Directors (time TBA). The webinars will provide Area Director candidates an opportunity to address the chapter presidents in their region prior to the balloting.

Last posting date of candidate profiles/statements on ASTA.org.

Wednesday, July 11 Ballots for selection of Area Directors sent to Chapter Presidents by region.
Wednesday, July 11 Ballots for selection of At-Large Directors sent to all voting ASTA Members.
Wednesday, July 11 Ballots for selection of NACTA Director sent to all voting NACTA Members.
Wednesday, July 25 (5PM EST) Deadline for receipt of all ballots from membership.
Monday, July 30 Announce Board of Director election results and new Chapter President appointees. Announce to all elected Board of Director members (current and incoming) acceptance of nominations for Chair, Vice Chair/Secretary and Treasurer seats on Executive Committee.
Thursday, August 9 Deadline for receipt of nominations for the above Executive Committee positions.
Tuesday, August 21 Board of Directors Meeting (outgoing) – Election of Chair and announcement at ASTA Global Convention
Tuesday, August 21 Board of Directors Meeting (new) – Election of Vice Chair/Secretary and Treasurer and announcement at ASTA Global Convention.

 

Questions? Please contact elections@asta.org.

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