Nominations and Elections Committee

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The role of the NOBCChE Nomination and Elections Committee (NEC) is to identify and select candidates who can provide quality leadership to NOBCChE. The composition of this committee is restricted to at least three (3) members of the Executive Board. The Chairman of this committee shall be appointed by the Chairman of the Executive Board.

 


NEC Roles and Responsibilities

  • Receive nomination for persons who may be considered for positions on the Executive Board [Administrative Officers (4), Regional Chairs (5), and Executive Committee (8)].
  • Select and prepare a slate of nominees with a summary of their qualifications for review and approval by the Executive Board.
  • Receive the checklist for a valid nomination from nominees.
  • Oversee and conduct all National Elections (including annual elections, special elections, and proposed changes to the Constitution and By-Laws).
  • Oversee the selection process for Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Executive Board. The selection is restricted to the eight (8) member Executive Committee.

Committee Chairman: Contact Dr. Vincent Ortiz. If you have election questions or feedback, please email the chair at nobcche.elections@gmail.com.

NEC Important Election Dates

  • December 01, 2016: National Elections announcement and call for nominations
  • December 31, 2016: Potential candidates must be regular members in good financial standing by 11:59 pm PST.
  • February 24, 2017: Nominations, biographical information, and statements due. Information received after this date will not be considered.
  • March 15, 2017: Voters must be regular members in good financial standing by 11:59 pm PST.
  • April 15, 2017: National Elections open and ballots are sent electronically.
  • May 15 2017: National Elections Close.
  • May 18, 2017: Results of the National Elections are communicated to the NOBCChE board
  • May 19-26, 2017: Board member nomination and election of Chair and Vice-Chair positions
  • May 29, 2017: Results of the National Elections and Board Chair selections are communicated to the membership.

How to Vote

Ballots for open positions to the Executive Board will be distributed electronically on April 15 of the current election year to all NOBCChE members eligible to vote. Information on how to vote online or by mail, and how to request a new or replacement ballot, will be posted on the NOBCChE elections site at that time.

Voter Eligibility

To be eligible to vote in National Elections, you must be a regular member in good financial standing by March 15, 2017 11:59 pm PST

Candidate Eligibility

To be an eligible candidate, your nomination must be officially accepted by the elections committee and you must be a regular member in good financial standing by December 31, 2016 11:59 PST. Selected candidates will be asked to submit a candidate packet to the NEC. Nominations, biographical information, and statements must be uploaded electronically via the NOBCChE website by February 24, 2017Candidate packets received after this date will not be accepted.

Nominations for Open Positions

The role of the NOBCChE Nomination and Elections Committee (NEC) is to identify and select candidates who can provide quality leadership to NOBCChE. If you would like to suggest yourself or another member for consideration, please click here to submit your suggestion to the committee. Any NOBCChE member in good financial standing may suggest a potential candidate. All potential candidates must adhere to the eligibility requirements and are subjected to review by the committee. 


Past Election Information

To see past election information, visit our NOBCChE Elections archive site

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