With the upcoming conference, elections will be held for Vice-President and Secretary this year. The Vice President position is a committed 3 year position serving as Vice-President, President , and Past President. The position of Secretary is a committed 2 year position.
Anyone who would like to run for an office must declare their intention by sending an email to the Board (firstname.lastname@example.org) by June 1st. Setting this deadline will give the Board an opportunity to ensure that the candidate is in compliance with by-laws in terms of membership status and conference attendance.
The by-laws state “Any person wishing to run for office must have been a regular member in good standing for three consecutive years, including the year of the nomination and must have also attended at least two NIOA conferences in a five-year period, including the year of the nomination, in order to be eligible.”