October 17, 2016

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.

October 21, 2016

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 sample nominee statement, and the official Governing Board Member Responsibilities document.

Nominations Committee is given UAA current membership list to verify membership status of any suggested nominee.

October 31, 2016

Deadline for informal suggestions (from UAA members) to the Nominations Committee Chair.

December 1, 2016

Nominations Committee sends initial list of nominees to UAA Executive Director.

December 8, 2016

Nominees are required to submit a personal statement, and a black and white photo (headshot) to the UAA Executive Office.

December 15, 2016

Initial list of nominees e-mailed by the UAA Executive Office to all 2016/2017 UAA members. Instructions for additional nominations by petition are included.

January 16, 2017

Deadline for nominations by petition to be sent to the UAA Office.  The Executive Director verifies that the petitions have met the requirements for nomination and informs the Nominations Committee of any additions to the ballot.

February 17, 2017

On-line ballot established and voting begins. Ballot notice sent to current 2017 members by the UAA Executive Office.

March 3, 2017

On-line voting closes at 5:00pm (CST).

March 4, 2017

UAA Executive Office informs Nominations Committee Chair of voting outcomes.

March 6, 2017

Nominations Committee Chair informs candidates of outcomes.

April 20, 2017

Election outcomes announced by the Nominations Committee Chair at the UAA Annual Business meeting.

Nominations Chair announces slate for Board officers: Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer, and manages voting by written ballot.

April 21, 2017

Nominations Committee Chair introduces all members of UAA Board -new and continuing during Friday conference luncheon.