Elections Committee


If you have ever considered serving on NAMA's Board of Directors, it's not too early to start thinking about the next election cycle. As NAMA grows and expands its work, members skilled in areas such as management, project development, legal and political action, and technology are tremendous assets.



Eligibility Requirements for Candidacy

  • NAMA member for at least one year
  • Possess active experience on one of NAMA’s committees or work groups within the previous two years
  • Be a legal resident of the United States

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Schedule of the 2016 Elections

April 28, 2016

  • Call for nominations is sent electronically via email to members with detailed information about requirements and desired skill sets that will serve the organization.


May 31, 2016

  • Completed applications must be received by 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time (may be submitted electronically or by mail).


June 1 to June 6, 2016

  • All nominations will be reviewed for completeness and to assure that all requirements are met. Qualified candidates’ Conflict of Interest Disclosure Forms are submitted to the Ethics Committee for final vetting.


June 8, 2016

  • Fully vetted candidates will be presented to the board for approval.


June 30, 2016

  • Electronic election ballots and nominee statements will be emailed to all members. Members without an email address will receive a paper ballot.


July 31, 2016

  • Electronic Ballots must be completed and submitted as instructed by 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Paper ballots must be received at the corporate office by 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time.


August 1, 2016

  • Ballots are counted. Board election results will be confirmed at the board meeting on August 10, 2016.


August 11, 2016

  • Elected candidates will be notified of the outcome and orientation will be scheduled for all in-coming board members.


August 2016

  • Election results will be communicated to members via a special email announcement.


November 1, 2016

  • Newly elected board members officially take their seat on NAMA’s Board of Directors.







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