RID Board of Directors SPECIAL ELECTION FOR REGION I AND REGION IV REPRESENTATIVES Nominations Being Accepted August 22, 2016 – September 30, 2016
Nominations Period – August 22 – September 30, 2016
Verify Nominations – October 1 – October 31, 2016
Elections Period (if contested) – November 1 – 30, 2016
The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. (RID) in compliance with the RID Bylaws, Article IV, issues a call for nominations for the region representative positions on the RID Board of Directors.
2016-2018 Special Election for Nominations:
- Region I Representative
- Region IV Representative
Term of Office: Region Representatives shall serve two years terms. No region representative shall hold the same office for more than three consecutive terms. Region representatives shall be elected by ballot during non-biennial meeting years, and their term of office shall commence thirty days after elections during that year, but no later than September 1st, providing they are not already serving an unfinished term of office.
Qualifications for Office: With the exception of the member-at-large position, all members of the RID Board of Directors must be certified members in good standing for at least four (4) consecutive years immediately prior to candidacy. Furthermore, all candidates for region representative shall have been residents of their respective regions for at least two consecutive years immediately prior to candidacy.
General Nomination Information for the RID Board of Directors
- An individual must be nominated for office. RID encourages members to nominate those they feel are best qualified to lead the association.
- Any voting member in good standing may nominate candidates for office.
- Candidates must receive nomination signatures from at least 25 voting members in good standing from within the candidate’s respective region.
- When more than one person is nominated for a position, an election will be held
Nominations Deadline: All nominations must be postmarked no later than September 30, 2016.
When submitting a nominations package, please include all necessary and required documentation. Partial or incomplete nominations will not be accepted. You can submit a completed nominations package via email, mail or fax to:
Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
333 Commerce Street
Alexandria, VA 22314