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Candidates Sought for Positions on NLGJA Board, Executive Committee & Chapter Leadership

Nominations Deadline: July 18, 2014

Nominations are now being accepted for three at-large Board of Director positions and two Executive Committee positions:

  • President
  • Vice President of Print and Online

Executive Committee members may serve two consecutive terms in each office, and at-large National Board Members may serve three consecutive terms. All National Board of Director terms are for two years.

All nominees must be members in good standing for at least one year by the time of the election. Those seeking an Executive Committee seat must also have served as an at-large Board of Directors member or Chapter President for at least one year as of the election. Eligible members may nominate themselves.

No more than two Board Members may be elected from any one chapter.

All candidates must fill out their own nomination form. Nominations must be submitted to NLGJA Elections Chair David Steinberg at DSteinberg@nlgja.org by July 18, 2014.

In the event of a contested election, online voting for NLGJA's National Board of Directors will be made available to members in good standing until 5:00pm, Monday, August 11, 2014. According to NLGJA bylaws, board elections are advisory but, to date, the board has never failed to follow the election results.

Election results will be ratified by the Board of Directors at the 2014 National Convention & 10th LGBT Media Summit, to be held August 21-24, 2014, in Chicago. Nominees are encouraged to attend.

Download the Nomination Form

Please Note - All Board Members are required to:

  • Attend and participate in board meetings: Board Members must attend at least one of the two in person meetings (mid-year, convention) and at least one of the twice-annual board calls.
  • Maintain current membership in the organization.
  • Participate actively in committee/task force work.
  • Raise or give at least $1,500 for the organization each year.
  • Board members will need to be available to staff.
  • Be active in their local chapter.

POSITIONS IN NLGJA CHAPTER LEADERSHIP

Nominations Deadline: Friday, July 18, 2014

Nominations are now being accepted for positions in all chapters, exclusing student chapters. Please note: incumbents must nominate themselves if they intent to continue in their position.

Download the Nomination Form

Positions available by chatpers:

Arizona Chapter

  • President (One-year term)
  • Treasurer (One-year term)

Boston Chapter

  • President (One-year term)
  • Vice President (One-year term)
  • Secretary (One-year term)

Central Florida Chapter

  • President (One-year term)

Chicago Chapter

  • President (One-year term)

Georgia Chapter

  • President (One-year term)

Los Angeles Chapter

  • President (One-year term)
  • Board Member (One-year term)

Minnesota Chapter

  • President (One-year term)

Missouri Chapter

  • President (One-year term)

New York Chapter

  • Vice President (Two-year term)
  • Treasurer (One- to two-year term)
  • Secritary (Two-year term)

Northern California Chapter

  • Board Member (Two-year term)

Philadelphia Chapter

  • Treasurer (Two-year term)

South Florida Chapter

  • President (One-year term)

Washington DC Chapter

  • President (One-year term)
  • Vice President (One-year term)
  • Treasurer (One-year term)
  • Board Member (One-year term)

All nominees must be members in good standing for at least one year by the time of the election. Eligible members must nominate themselves.

All candidates must fill out their own nomination form. Nominations must be submitted to NLGJA Elections Chair, David Steinberg at elections@nlgja.org by July 18, 2014.

In the event of a contested election, online voting will be made available to current members until 5:00pm EDT, Monday, August 11, 2014.  According to NLGJA bylaws, board elections are advisory but, to date the board has never failed to follow the election results.

Election results will be ratified by the Board of Directors at the 2014 National Convention & 10th LGBT Media Summit, to be held August 21-24, 2014, in Chicago. Nominees are encouraged to attend.

Download the Nomination Form

All Chapter Board Members are required* to:

  • Attend and participate in chapter board meetings.
  • Maintain current membership in the organization.
  • Be available to staff and chapter members.

*Some chapters may require additional duties from board members.

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