Call for Nominations: AAJA Special Election for Senior Vice President

AAJA is holding a special election to fill the remainder of Michelle Ye Hee Lee’s 2019 term as AAJA Senior Vice President. Michelle was recently elected to serve as AAJA National President for the 2019-2020 term.

The Senior Vice President shall oversee directors of platforms and affinity groups, to ensure direct representation of members. Duties include identifying and pursuing opportunities for chapter development. The Senior Vice President serves as acting president in the event the president is unable to fulfill his or her duties.

The Senior Vice President-elect will be expected to attend the 2018 AAJA Fall Board Meeting taking place November 16-17, 2018 in San Francisco, California.

Nominations are due no later than Tuesday, September 4 at 5pm PDT

Election Schedule:

Monday, August 20 – Nomination period starts, 5pm PDT

Tuesday, September 4 – Nomination period ends, 5pm PDT

Wednesday, September 5 – Announcement of candidates, 5pm PDT

Monday, September 10 – Voting starts, 5pm PDT

Monday, October 1 – Voting ends, 12pm PDT

Tuesday, October 2 – Announcement of officer-elect via e-mail




Only active AAJA members are eligible to nominate a candidate according to the by-laws. If you have any questions about your membership, please contact Justin Seiter at the AAJA National Office at

ELECTION RESULTS: Election results will be announced via e-mail on Tuesday, October 2. For questions about the special election, please contact Nicole Dungca, AAJA Vice President of Communications, at



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