2017 Elections

Election Information

All IAAO members in good standing will be able to vote electronically from November 1-30, 2017. In 2017 Regular Members will vote for the 2018 Regular Board Member and Officer positions. There is no Associate Member candidate in 2017.

Special Note

Per IAAO Procedural Rule the election voting regions were updated in 2017 to allocate members equally among the three regions. A limited number of changes were made and members are encouraged to review the regions to note the new alignment. Regions are reviewed every five years, with the next review scheduled for 2022.


The Nominating Committee will be reviewing all candidate applications. Candidates will be notified on or before August 1st as to whether their name will appear on the slate. The slate will formally be announced at the 83rd Annual Conference, September 24-27, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Profiles for all candidates on the slate will be made available online and in Fair & Equitable magazine once all candidates are notified.

General Election Items

Questions can be directed here.

Important Dates

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Candidate questionnaires must be completed and submitted to the Executive Director for distribution to the Nominating Committee. Candidate profile forms and photographs must be submitted to the Executive Director for inclusion with the official ballots.

Prior to August 1, 2017

Nominating Committee Meeting to plan for any needed candidate interviews. Nominating Committee conducts any needed candidate interviews via telephone prior to the annual conference.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Slate of candidates nominated is certified by the Nominating Committee Chair to the Executive Director by August 15. The Executive Director shall post the list of candidates on the website immediately following certification and notification to the candidates. The Executive Director shall publicize the names of the members nominated in an IAAO publication as soon as possible.

Monday, October 2, 2017

Individuals wishing to be nominated by petition must submit completed petitions to the Executive Director within five (5) days of the end of annual conference.

November 1 - 30, 2017

Election in progress. Ballots, profiles, and return envelopes shall be sent to all regular members by November 1. A separate ballot shall be sent to all associate members in the year for which an election for the Executive Board associate member position occurs and shall contain only the candidates for the Executive Board associate member position.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Election campaign reports must be filed with the Executive Director.

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Candidates wishing to challenge the election results must transmit challenges, in writing, to the Executive Director so that the challenges are received no later than December 31.

After December 31, 2017

Election results shall be certified at the first Executive Board Meeting following the December 31 challenge deadline or the first meeting after any challenge is resolved. The vote to destroy the ballots occurs.