NEWS OF NOTE - November 2019
Date: November 21, 2019
From: Holly Emert, Past President and Nominations Committee Chair
To: SIETAR USA Members
SIETAR USA is pleased to present the 2019 Slate of Candidates for the SIETAR USA Board of Directors for the term January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022. Please review these candidates’ statements of interest here: Candidates Statements
The following positions did not receive nominations and may still receive petitions for candidate addition to the slate by the deadline of Monday, December 2, 2019.
Slate Approval and Nominations Via Petition
Each year and according to the SIETAR USA By Laws, we send members in good standing a slate of candidates, who then vote for or against the slate. On Wednesday, December 4, 2019, you will receive an electronic ballot via email (response deadline of December 18, 2019). If there are no contented positions, members will be asked to ratify the slate at that time.
Prior to the official vote, individuals may petition to be on the slate for any of the available positions that currently do or do not have candidates. Should there be more than one individual interested and eligible for any one position, SIETAR USA will hold a runoff election for that position. Individuals petitioning to be added to the slate for any of the seven open positions must submit a statement of intention for the role, a bio and petition supported and signed by five SIETAR USA members no later than Monday, December 2, 2019 sent to both firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com. Eligibility criteria include being a) a SIETAR USA member in good standing or willing to become a member, and b) SIETAR USA member (or willing to become a member) who has attended at least one SIETAR USA national conference in the last five (5) years. SIETAR USA welcomes questions, comments, and requests for additional information about any of the candidates prior to the deadline. Information about each role can be found at the end of this document.
The results of the 2019 election will be announced via email no later than December 23, 2019.
§ Monday, December 2, 2018 – Submission deadline for individuals to be added to the slate of candidates.
SIETAR USA Nominations Committee
Holly Emert, PhD, SIETAR USA Past President and Nominations Committee Chair
Katarina Salas, SIETAR USA Board Leadership Portfolio Director
Laurette Bennhold Samaan
Questions? Contact the SIETAR USA Office: firstname.lastname@example.org