Nominees interested in running to fill five seats on the 2018 NCBA CLUSA Board of Directors, which guides and inspires the organization, now have until Friday, March 9 to complete and submit this Nomination Form with requested supplemental material to the Nominating Committee.
Please email this information to be forwarded to the Nominating Committee to Klaretta Fowler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
An NCBA CLUSA Board-appointed Nominating Committee, composed of members of the NCBA CLUSA Board of Directors, will review all nominations to verify the candidates’ eligibility per the organization’s bylaws.
To be eligible for election, a candidate must be either an Individual member of NCBA CLUSA or a director or an employee of a Cooperative or Associate Member in good standing. Nominees will be notified in advance of the status of their candidacy.
Per the NCBA CLUSA bylaws, the Nominating Committee shall nominate at least two candidates more than the number of open positions.
By March 19, the Nominating Committee will present to the NCBA CLUSA membership a slate of no fewer than seven candidates for consideration. The slated candidates’ biographical sketches, candidate statements and photographs will be published on the NCBA CLUSA website and in Co-op Weekly.The information will also be posted in the online election system administered by Simply Voting.
The online election will open on March 26 and close on April 26; during this period, NCBA CLUSA members in good standing will be able to cast their votes.
The NCBA CLUSA Board election is handled electronically through Simply Voting, a secure, cost-effective and environmentally responsible online platform for election services.
The election results will be announced at NCBA CLUSA’s Annual Business Meeting & Virtual Town Hall, which will be held on May 1, 2018 in Washington, D.C., during Co-op Week.