Region IV Special Election Nominations Process:
Nominations for Region IV Representative are open at this time
*Nominations must be sent via email or fax only*
Special Election Timeline
June 13–21, 2019: Nominations accepted, emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 703-838-0454 RID Headquarters
June 24–28, 2019: Elections period, if contested
July 7–11, 2019: Board member sworn into office during the 2019 RID National Conference
For position description and other nomination information please click here.
The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. (RID) and the RID Nominations Committee, in compliance with the RID Bylaws, Article IV, issues a call for nominations for the Region IV Representative officer of the association.
Term of Office: This special election is for 2019-2020, beginning at the conclusion of the RID National Conference. The next election for Regional Representatives will happen in the spring of 2020 for the 2020-2022 term. No region representative shall hold the same office for more than three consecutive terms.
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.
Nomination Information for the RID Region IV Representative
Download the nominations form and guidelines.
- 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, in Region IV only.
- When more than one person is nominated for a position, an election will be held (June 24-28, 2019)
Nominations Deadline: June 21, 2019
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 or fax to:
Other related links:
General Board Nomination Process
Regional Representatives Nomination Process
Board Meeting Agendas