Greetings WESTOP 2018 – 2019 Voting Members!
Are you interested in leading WESTOP at the regional level?
Do you know of someone who would be a GREAT leader for our association?
If you answered “YES”, please complete and submit the online nomination form!
Deadline to submit your nominations is Monday, January 28, 2019 by 11:59PM (MST).
Click here for NOMINATION FORM!
This year WESTOP is accepting nominations for the following positions:
WESTOP President-Elect (3-year WESTOP Board term)
WESTOP Secretary (2-year WESTOP Board term)
Position terms will begin July 1, 2019. WESTOP nominations and elections are open to all registered Voting Members. The 2019 - 2020 WESTOP elections will take place on Sunday, February 17, 2019 from 11:00am – 5:00pm (MST) at the annual conference in Phoenix, Arizona.
Nominations & Elections Timeline
Monday, January 28, 2019
by 11:59PM MST
Deadline to nominate candidates for open WESTOP positions. Click here for NOMINATION FORM.
Friday, February 1, 2019
by 11:59PM MST
Candidate platform statements due via email to Laura.Shepherd@azwestern.edu
Monday, February 4, 2019
by 5:00PM MST
Candidate platform statements will be available for WESTOP Members to view via WESTOP googlegroups listserv, CVENT email, and WESTOP Region Facebook.
Sunday, February 17, 2019
11:00AM to 5:00PM MST
Election booths will be open at the WESTOP annual conference located at the Hyatt Regency (conference venue) in Phoenix, Arizona.
Absentee Ballots: For Voting Members who will not be in attendance at the annual conference, Electronic Absentee Ballots are available. Deadline to request an Absentee Ballot is Friday, February 1, 2019 by 5:00PM MST.
Proxy Votes: If you are a Voting Member, you may appoint another conference attendee to serve as your Proxy for the duration of the conference. A “proxy” means a written authorization signed or emailed by a Voting Member giving another person the ability to vote on behalf of such Voting Member. To designate a Proxy, the Voting Member must send an email to Laura.Shepherd@azwestern.edu at least 48 hours prior to the Elections or Meeting. In your email, please specify the full name of your proxy and the duration (dates) for which they will serve as your proxy (e.g., 2/14/19 - 2/16/19).
Monday, February 18, 2019
9:00AM – 11:30AM MST
Closing Ceremony and Installation of 2019-2020 Board of Directors and Service Council
May 2 - 4, 2019 TBA WESTOP Board Transition Meetings (Location: Northern California)
Western Association of Educational Opportunity Personnel