Board of Directors Elections Information
Every August, RWA conducts an annual election of the Board of
Directors. (The Board year begins on September 1 and ends August 31.)
Members interested in running for a Board position must declare their intent to run, in writing, by July 10 each year. 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 20
On August 16
, 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 17, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Election results are announced and the Board takes office on September 1
For more information, email email@example.com