Elections

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MMANC Board Meeting at the 2015 Annual Conference, Sacramento

The Board of Directors provides policy direction for the organization and leads efforts to deliver quality programs and events to its members.  Terms for all offices begin on January 1 of each year.

Election Calendar

Elections are held in fall of each year and typically follow the election schedule below:

  • Nominations Close: Last business day in October
  • Ballots Distributed: First Thursday in November
  • Ballots Due Back: Third Thursday in November
  • Run-off Ballots Distributed: First Monday in December
  • Run-off Ballots Due Back: Second Monday in December

The 2018 Election Calendar (for terms beginning January 1, 2019) shall occur as follows:

  • Nominations Open: October 15, 2018
  • Nominations Close: November 5, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Ballots Distributed: November 13, 2018
  • Ballots Due Back: November 30, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Results announced: Thursday, December 6, 2018

If a run-off is required:

  • Run-off Ballots Distributed: December 3, 2018
  • Run-off Ballots Due Back: December 10, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Results announced: Thursday, December 13, 2018

Position Descriptions

Members interested in serving on the Board of Directors are strongly encouraged to review the position description and be able to commit to the position’s expectations before submitting a nomination.

Learn more about the current Board of Directors

Eligibility

MMANC members must be Full members to serve in an elected position and can nominate themselves for this position.  Full members may also nominate other members to the position.  Those interested in serving on the Board of Directors are encouraged to contact a current board member to learn more about the role.  Members will also have an opportunity to learn more about the board roles at the Annual Conference.

Nominations

Nominations may also be received from other MMANC members. By the close of nominations on November 5, 2018, candidates for office shall submit to the Elections Committee a brief statement of interest not to exceed 250 words.  Nominations must be submitted to: elections@mmanc.org.  All prospective candidates should read the position descriptions before submitting nominations.

The Elections Committee is responsible for executing the annual elections process, including:

  • Candidate recruitment
  • Ballot preparation
  • Mailing
  • Tabulation
  • Certification

To contact the Elections Committee, please e-mail elections@mmanc.org.