September 4, 2020
UAA Office sends Nominations Committee special memo identifying Board members that are exiting and those that are eligible to stand for re-election. The memo specifies how many open board seats are to be filled.
Nominations Committee is also given supporting documents such as the official Governing Board Member Responsibilities document.
Nominations Committee is given UAA current membership list to verify membership status of any suggested nominee.
Board elections timetable is posted on UAA website.
E-mail notices are sent to all members by UAA Executive Office. Members are encouraged to submit nominee suggestions to the Nominations Committee Chair via the Recommendation to the Nominations Committee Form.
Deadline for informal suggestions (from UAA members) to the Nominations Committee Chair via the Recommendation to the Nominations Committee Form.
Nominations Committee sends initial list of nominees to UAA Executive Director.
Initial list of nominees e-mailed by the UAA Executive Office to all 2020 UAA members. Instructions for additional nominations by petition are included.
Deadline for nominations by petition to be sent to the UAA Office.
The UAA Executive Director verifies that the petitions have met the requirements for nomination and informs the Nominations Committee of any additions to the ballot.
On-line ballot established and voting begins. UAA Executive Office sends voting instructions to current 2020 members via email.
On-line voting closes at 5:00pm (CST).
UAA Executive Office informs Nominations Committee Chair of voting outcomes.
Nominations Committee Chair informs candidates of election outcomes.
Election outcomes announced by the Nominations Committee Chair at the UAA Annual Business meeting.
Immediately following the Annual Business Meeting, the new Board meets in formal session. During this meeting, the Nominations Chair announces slate and voting outcomes for Board officers: Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer. Note: only Board members vote in officer elections.
Nominations Committee Chair introduces all members of UAA Board (retiring, new and continuing), as well as officers, during one of the conference events.
UAA Executive Office shares outcome of election with UAA Community via news alerts.