Nominations & Elections Committee 2023/2024

Danielle Williams (University of Evansville Libraries), 22/24

Joe Badics (Eastern Michigan University), 23/24
Michelle Colquitt (Clemson University), 23/24
Debra Gold (Lakehead University), 23/24
Vanessa Mitchell (Library of Congress), 23/24
Ted Westervelt (Library of Congress), 23/24

Board Liaison: Dana Sinclair

Election Timeline 2023/2024

The NASIG bylaws state the election ballots shall be made available at least 60 days prior to the annual conference and completed ballots will be accepted for ten working days after which electronic balloting is closed.

Note: All election activity works backwards from the upcoming conference date.  If the upcoming conference is earlier or later than usual, N&E will adjust dates as necessary. Contingencies are noted in this template.

September 20: Call for Nominations opens.

November 10: Deadline for submitting nominations; Call for Nominations closes.

November 13-24: Conference call to review process and divide up the nominees for initial contact, typically about 10 days following the nomination deadline
Extension period if insufficient nominations; conference call December 2-6.

December 31: Nominee profiles are due. Nominees notified that packets were received.

January 1-15: Committee members review profile packets and rate nominees.

January 15-19: Committee members hold a conference call to review nominee profile packets and ratings. Divide up nominees to begin reference checks.

January 22-February 3: Committee members complete reference checks and formalize final rankings.<</p>

February 5-9: Committee holds conference call to set the slate. Nominees are notified of status (slated or not).

February 12: Slate is finalized and announced to Board as a courtesy.

February 16: Slate is announced to general NASIG membership. Call for petition candidates.

March 4: Petitions (with supporting documentation) due no later than 3/20/2024. [Note: according to bylaws, petition candidates are given at least fifteen days to submit petition nominations from call for candidates]

March 18: Electronic ballot made available to membership.

April 3: Online voting ends [Note: per bylaws, voting is open for 10 working days, Easter Monday 1 April 2024]

April 8-12: All candidates are notified.  Election results announced to N&E/board liaison and one day later to membership.

April 15-19: Review any challenges to election [Note: according to bylaws, challenges must be filed within 10 days of announcement]

Annual Conference: Spokane June 2 to June 6


Election Process Overview

Questions? Comments? Contact the Nominations & Elections Committee


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