September 2020


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.

September 11, 2020

Board elections timetable is posted on UAA website.

September 18, 2020

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.


October 2020

October 2, 2020

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

October 21, 2020

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

October 23, 2020

Initial list of nominees e-mailed by the UAA Executive Office to all 2020 UAA members. Instructions for additional nominations by petition are included.


November 2020

November 2, 2020

Deadline for nominations by petition to be sent to the UAA Office.

November 3, 2020

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.

November 11, 2020

On-line ballot established and voting begins. UAA Executive Office sends voting instructions to current 2020 members via email.

November 25, 2020

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

November 30, 2020

UAA Executive Office informs Nominations Committee Chair of voting outcomes.

November 30, 2020

Nominations Committee Chair informs candidates of election outcomes.


April 2021

April 22, 2021

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.

April 23, 2021 (if in-person conference occurs)

Nominations Committee Chair introduces all members of UAA Board (retiring, new and continuing), as well as officers, during one of the conference events.

April 26, 2021

UAA Executive Office shares outcome of election with UAA Community via news alerts.