2019 Elections

Election Information

All IAAO members in good standing will be able to vote electronically from November 1-15, 2019. In 2019 Regular Members will vote for the 2019 Regular Board Member and Officer positions. Associate Members will vote for an Associate Board Member in 2019.

Candidates Certified

The following candidates were unanimously approved by the Nominating Committee on July 22, 2019 and will be on the ballot in November. Additional information on the candidates is available through the candidate sites below.

President-Elect 
Greg McHenry, AAS 

Vice President  
L. Wade Patterson

Region 1
Dinah L. Kilgore
Deborah Nielsen

Region 2
William Healey, RES
R. Lane Partridge
Samantha Steele

Region 3
G. Cecil Jackson, Jr., RES, AAS
Don Long
David Brian Sanford, CAE

Special Note

Per IAAO Procedural Rule 8.1.2.9 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.

Candidates

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 85th Annual Conference, September 8-1, 2019, in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. 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

Monday, July 1, 2019

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, 2019

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

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

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, September 16, 2019

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 - 15, 2019

Election in progress. Email ballot shall be sent to all Regular Members on November 1. A separate email ballot shall be sent to all Associate members in the year for which an election for the Board of Directors Associate Member position occurs and shall contain only the candidates for the Board of Directors Associate Member position.

Saturday, November 20, 2019

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 November 20.

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Election campaign reports must be filed with the Executive Director.

After December 31, 2019

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