AABA ELECTIONS 2018-19

AABA will be conducting elections for the 2018-19 Board of Directors. We encourage all qualified members to consider joining the leadership of our bar association. The following positions will be open and subject to vote by the members of the Association: Vice-President/President- Elect, Treasurer, Secretary, and three Director at Large positions.

Any active AABA member desiring to run for a position as an Officer or Director at Large must complete and submit an application form by Wednesday, November 15, 2017 and meet the following requirements:

FOR A DIRECTOR AT LARGE POSITION:

(a) the AABA member is current in his or her membership dues; and

(b) the AABA member served on an AABA committee as a co-chair or member for the immediately preceding AABA fiscal year (2016-17); or has served as an Officer or Director at Large for the immediately preceding year (2016-17); or has obtained the signatures of 25 active attorney AABA members in support of the member's candidacy.

FOR AN OFFICER POSITION:

(a) the AABA member is current in his or her membership dues; and

(b) the AABA member previously served as an Officer or as a Director at Large for the two immediately preceding AABA fiscal years (2015-16 and 2016-17).

After submitting the application, applicants will have until Monday, November 20, 2017 to withdraw his or her name from the ballot. After that date, candidates will be publicized to the AABA membership through an e-mail announcement and posting on the AABA website.


Application Available Here

Who can vote?

Active members (except Law Students and Associate Members) as of November 20, 2017 will receive a ballot. If you are not a current member, join or renew a lapsed membership until October 31, 2017 to become a member for 2018, and get the rest of 2017 FREE.

Join Here | Renew Here

To check if your membership is current or to update your contact information, login to your account with your email address and click renew membership. If you have forgotten your username and password, enter your e-mail where indicated and your username and password will be e-mailed to you. If paying or renewing membership dues by mail, please allow a minimum of one week for your registration to be processed.

Important dates

October 25, 2017: Applications for Director at Large and Officer positions open

November 15, 2017: Deadline to apply
November 27, 2017: Online voting begins
December 20, 2017: Voting ends

Candidates will be informed of the election results, and the election results will be announced to the general membership by posting on the AABA website and by e-mail or newsletter announcement.

An Elections Committee has been created to administer AABA's election of Officers and Directors at Large for the 2018-2019 year. Please e-mail the Elections Committee at aabaelections@gmail.com.


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