VOTE TODAY: Elect AAJA’s next VP and Secretary

AAJA National Board Elections 2013

Michelle Lee and Yvonne Leow have been nominated for the positions of AAJA Secretary and AAJA Vice President for Print, respectively. AAJA is holding its national election to fill the two-year terms on its governing board. Read more about the candidates and the duties of each office. Voting will begin on August 1, 2013 at 8:00 AM PST.

VOTER ELIGIBILITY AND INSTRUCTIONS TO VOTE

There are two open board positions. Each board member will serve for a two-year period from January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2015.

Open Positions
Secretary
Vice President for Print

Candidate Eligibility
Members who are elected to the Board must be active, dues-paid Full Members of the Asian American Journalists Association.

Term of Office
The elected officer shall hold the position from January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2015.

Eligible Voters
AAJA Full members
AAJA Lifetime members
AAJA Student members

Read more about election rules in the AAJA By Laws.

Voter Instructions
To cast your ballot, you will need your member number and an election password. If you paid your membership dues before 8:00 AM PST on August 1, 2013, you have received this information in the email associated with your membership.

If you renew your membership after 8:00 AM PST on August 1, 2013, your voting eligibility will be activated at 8:00 A.M. on August 15, 2013. On that date, your voter information will be sent to the email address associated with your account.

If you renew your membership after 8:00 AM PST on August 15, 2013, your voting eligibility will be activated at 12:00 P.M. on August 22, 2013. On that date, your voter information will be sent to the email address associated with your account.

Please note that the voter eligibility deadline is 12:00 P.M. EST on AUGUST 22, 2013. Members who renew their membership after this time will not be eligible to vote in the 2013 elections.

If you have questions about your eligibility or if you no longer have access to the email associated with your membership, please contact the AAJA National Office by emailing support@aaja.org.

ELECTION TIMELINE

All deadlines are set at Pacific Standard Time unless otherwise noted.

JUNE 3, 5:00 P.M. Nomination period begins
JUNE 17, 5:00 P.M. Nomination period ends
JUNE 21, 5:00 P.M. Second nomination period begins
JUNE 21, 5:00 P.M. Announcement of official VP for Print candidates
JULY 10, 5:00 P.M. Second nomination period ends
JULY 12, 5:00 P.M. Announcement of official Secretary candidates
AUGUST 1, 8:00 A.M. Voting period begins
AUGUST 22, 12:00 P.M. EST Voter eligibility deadline
AUGUST 23, 11:59 P.M. EST     Voting period ends, votes tallied, results certified
AUGUST 24, 7:00 P.M. EST Announcement of Officers-elect at the Convention Gala and Awards Banquet in New York

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ELECTION RESULTS. Election results will be announced during the AAJA Gala Scholarship & Awards Banquet on August 24, 2013, at the 2013 AAJA National Convention in New York City.

Questions or concerns? Please contact AAJA National Secretary Theodore Kim, this year’s elections officer.