Nominations, Elections and Awards
The Nominations, Elections and Awards Committee is a standing committee. The purpose of the Nominations, Elections and Awards Committee shall be to manage the processes of nominations and elections of Directors pursuant to Article IV, Section 4A of the Bylaws and the processes of nominations and presentations of awards pursuant to Article IV, Section 16. The Nominations, Elections and Awards Committee shall consist of five members including the Immediate Past President, President-Elect, one Member-at-Large and two Full Members not currently serving as Directors. The Immediate Past President shall serve as chair and shall propose the three additional members of the Committee for Board certification. The President-Elect shall fulfill the duties of chair if the Immediate Past President is unable to do so for any reason. The terms for the chair and members of this Committee shall be one year.
NOTE TO MEMBERS: Any Full Member of SDPA may nominate a candidate for election to the Board and self-nominations are permitted. The Nominations, Elections & Awards Committee reviews the list of nominated candidates to be sure qualification criteria are met and submits the list to the Board for certification. The list of Board certified candidates with their information and statements are sent to the Full Members in September. Electronic ballot are sent out October 1st with the deadline of completion by November 1.