Presentation on theme: "Unincorporated Chapters hold elections for a ‘Chapter Representative’ in April of an election year. The Chapter Representative will be the presumptive."— Presentation transcript:
Unincorporated Chapters hold elections for a ‘Chapter Representative’ in April of an election year. The Chapter Representative will be the presumptive Delegate at National Conventions.
Incorporated Chapters will elect a President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer in April of even #’d years. The Chapter President will be the presumptive Delegate at National Conventions.
An Election Chair must be selected Candidates must send Letter of Intent to the Election Chair (must be received at least 30 days prior to date of election) Election date/meeting must be announced to all Chapter Members. Must use Ballots, Sign in Sheets and Election Results form regardless of how many candidates or voters.
No nominations from the floor, and no write in candidates. No proxy or absentee ballots. Qualifications: Must be over 21 Must be in good standing over 3 months – no pending discipline (exception for new chapters) Must be actively involved with the chapter
All ballots to be counted by Election Chair or designee Election Chair announces results Oath of Office Election Results form to be signed and sent to State Rep or President State President/Rep sends Election results to RD RD sends the information to the National Data Base Coordinator
If no one choses to run for Chapter Rep or President a Point of Contact Person is chosen by the State President or Rep. The Point of Contact (POC) will help the State to distribute information to chapter members. POC’s cannot attend State meetings or National Conventions as a voting delegate.