NEHA’s Election Process
NEHA knows that elections are a critical part of the democratic process and are one way in which members have a voice in the running of their organization. NEHA voting members have an opportunity to vote for candidates of a contested Board of Directors’ office. Boards of Directors’ Officers serve a one-year term and Regional Vice Presidents serve a three-year term. In addition, voting members have the opportunity to decide on language changes to the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws.
Summary of Critical Dates:
Completed nomination forms due in NEHA office for all Regional Vice President (RVP) Candidates who wish to be considered for expiring RVP terms of current year.
Deadline to become a NEHA member for voting consideration for current year. Four classes of membership with voting privileges: Regular, Sustaining, Institutional, and Life.
Election ballots mailed (or electronically activated)
Election ballots must be received at NEHA office (or electronically deactivated). If March 1 or March 31 falls on a weekend, the respective actions will occur on the next business day.
Completed nomination forms due in NEHA office for all Second Vice President Candidates in the year prior that the candidate is being considered for nomination. Completed nominations will still be accepted from the floor of the General Assembly at the NEHA Annual Conference (AEC) & Exhibition.