To prepare a slate of candidates each year for officers of the Association.
Determine the offices to be filled.
Solicit nominations from the membership for those positions. at least two committee members should be present for the review of nomination forms.
Establish a slate of candidates for each vacancy. If a committee member accepts nomination for an office, that member will excuse themselves from further committee activities. If the chair (Past-President) accepts nomination for an office, he/she will appoint a committee member as co-chair to oversee remaining committee activities.
Distribute ballots to voting members.
Announce results at the Annual Business Meeting.
Adhere to the following schedule:
Call for nominations is sent to all members of the Association.
Committee confers to review committee procedures and nominee credentials; nominees willingness to serve is confirmed and candidate statements are collected.
Committee selects a slate of officers.
Ballots are prepared and, with candidate statements, distributed to voting members.
Acknowledgement made to unsuccessful nominees.
Ballot return deadline.
Election results reported to Executive Council.
Formal election results announced and accepted at Annual Business Meeting.
Prepare a budget for annual operations and account to the Treasurer for all expenditures with the necessary supporting documentation.
Chair: Immediate Past President.
Members: At least three committee members (additional as needed) selected by the Chair with the approval of the President.
Chair rotates to the succeeding immediate past president; committee members serve one year, but may be re-appointed.
Committee members must be actively participating members of the Association. It is helpful for the committee as a unit to know most of the financial aid professionals in the state.