3-7-1 Calendar: Election and Nomination Committees
August - November
Nominating Committee announces the opening of the Election Slate for nominations though a submission to the Newsletter and other electronic venues (listservs, web sites, etc.).
Nominating Committee convenes to discuss its upcoming duties.
Nominating Committee reviews and updates the nominating form and coordinates with the Membership Director to distribute the form.
DEADLINE for receipt of nominations. Nominating Committee members begin contacting potential candidates.
DEADLINE for receipt by the Nominating Committee of candidates’ biographies and statements.
Nominating Committee reports slate of candidates to the Election Committee and to the Board of Directors and ensures that candidates’ biographies and statements are sent to the Election Committee Chair.
February – March
Election Committee distributes ballots and candidate biographies and statements to membership no less than forty-five (45) and no more than ninety (90) days prior to the annual Members Meeting (Bylaws IV.3).
March – April
Ballots are to be returned and results reported to President no less than fifteen (15) days prior to the annual Members Meeting (Bylaws IV.3).
Election Committee notifies the Board of Directors and all candidates of elections results.
April - May
AT THE ANNUAL MEMBERS MEETING:
Elections and Nominating Committees submit their reports orally.
President introduces recently elected Board members and Nominating Committee members.
President sends election results to Newsletter and to the SCA web manager for inclusion on the SCA web site.