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Notice of Open Nomination Period

For the office of


2013 IMSA President - Elect


Nominations will be accepted during the following period


January 18, 2013 – February 18, 2013


The IMSA Nominating Committee is accepting nominations for the office of IMSA President – Elect which must be submitted no later than Monday, February 18, 2013.  All nominations shall be submitted through the IMSA Executive Director.  Nominations may be submitted electronically ( or in written form delivered to:

2013 President-Elect Nomination

IMSA Executive Director

165 E. Union Street

P.O. Box 539

Newark, NY  14513


Term of Office:  The IMSA President – Elect must be willing to serve three one-year terms.  One year as President – Elect, one year as President and one year as Past President.

Duties, Qualifications and Responsibilities of the Office


All candidates, and those nominating a candidate, should be familiar with the duties and responsibilities of the office before submitting nominations and candidate information to IMSA:


Excerpts from the IMSA By-Laws


Excerpts from the IMSA Governance Policy Manual


Who is eligible to Nominate


Active, Public Agency and Life Members are eligible to make nominations. Check your membership card to find your membership type.


How to Nominate


You can nominate a qualified person for the office of President – Elect by completing the following actions:


  1. Contact the candidate and receive his/her agreement to have his/her name and qualifications submitted as a nominee.
  2. Receive candidate’s agreement to submit his/her qualifications (see list below) and information to the Executive Director by February 18, 2013.
  3. Person nominating should send an email to the Executive Director  that contains the following:
    • a. Person making the nomination – name, IMSA member ID, day phone and e-mail address.
    • b. Candidate’s contact information (name, preferred mailing address, email, day phone).
    • c. A statement indicating you have spoken with the candidate and the candidate’s willingness to serve.
    • d. The candidate’s agreement to submit qualifications and information required by February 18.
    • e. A statement as to why you believe this candidate is qualified to become President –Elect of IMSA.

Candidate Submittals


All candidates must submit the following to the IMSA Executive Director before the nomination deadline:


  1. A statement, signed by the candidate, affirming that they have the ability, time, resources and assistance necessary to properly perform the duties of an elected office of the Association, including the office of President; and that to the best of their knowledge, should they be elected, their status as an Active Member, as defined in the By-Laws, shall continue through a term of any office to which they may be elected.
  2. A brief resume of their personal, professional and educational background.
  3. A letter from the candidate’s employer indicating level of support for this office.



2013 IMSA President-Elect Nomination and Election Process Timeline

Friday, January 18, 2013 – Nomination period opens.

Monday, February 8, 2013 – Nominations close and qualification information due to Executive Director.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 – Nominating Committee meets to review qualifications of candidates.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 – List of qualified candidates published.

Friday, April 19, 2013 – Ballot available to IMSA voting members.

Monday, May 20, 2013 – Elections close

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - Executive Director notifies candidates of election results.

Friday, May 31, 2013 – Executive Director notifies general membership of election results.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 – President-elect sworn in with new Board at Conference closing banquet.


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