Every August, RWA conducts an annual election of the Board of
Directors. (The Board year begins on September 1 and ends August 31.)
Important Dates and Candidate Requirements
Members interested in running for a Board position must declare their intent to run, in writing, by June 28, 2023. Declarations or questions on running for the Board of Directors may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Required candidate documentation:
signed Election Certification Form;
biography of not more than 100 words;
a photograph (optional);
proof of credentials (proof of serious pursuit of a writing
career—PRO or Golden Heart entry; if claim publication, then must submit
copyright information on an Eligible Novel or proof of RITA entry.
Other proof required of President-Elect and Treasurer candidates.); and
a current signed Director Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form.
Required documentation must be submitted by July 5, 2023.
On August 2, 2023, the RWA election coordinator, Survey
& Ballot Systems, will send eligible members their voting
information. Please make sure to white list email@example.com
to ensure the elections email arrives safely in your email inbox. If
you do not receive your election email by August 3, 2023, please contact
Election results are announced August 18, 2023, and the Board takes office on September 1.