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2018 Board & Officers Election Slate

Provisional Slate

The Elections Committee submits this provisional slate of Candidates for the 2018 Board Election for the consideration of AMIA Members. The Call for Nominations provided the Committee with four names submitted by the membership for consideration, as well as four current members of the board expressing interest in re-running. The Committee gave serious consideration to all prospective candidates recommended by AMIA members. The Committee additionally considered factors to ensure a slate of candidates that are committed, knowledgeable and representative of AMIA’s diverse membership.

2018 Provisional Slate

Candidate for Treasurer

  • Jayson Wall

Candidates for Secretary

  • Randal Luckow
  • Taylor McBride

Candidates for Director of the Board

  • Melissa Dollman
  • Sandra Joy-Lee Aguilar
  • Jen O’Leary
  • John Polito
  • Teague Schneiter
  • Juana Suárez


Only members current on August 24 will be eligible to vote in the election.

After viewing this provisional slate, any qualified AMIA member wishing to run for any open AMIA Board position may add their name to the list of candidates on the ballot using the Nomination by Petition process as outlined in the Elections Manual and summarized below.

Upcoming Election Dates

  • Nomination by Petition: Declaration Due: August 21, 2018
  • Membership deadline for voters to renew: August 24, 2018
  • Nomination by Petition: Signatures Due: September 4, 2018
  • Slate/Ballot Announced to Members: September 10, 2018
  • Election Opens: September 12, 2018
  • Election Closes: October 12, 2018
  • Election Announcement Deadline: October 18, 2018

Deadline: August 21, 2018 – AMIA members wishing to run for any open AMIA board position may add their name to the list of candidates on the provisional slate by the nomination by petition process. Within one week of the announcement of the provisional slate, an interested candidate must start the petition process by notifying the Secretary and President of the Board declaring their intention to run.

Deadline: September 4, 2018 – All supporting signatures for a Nomination by Petition are due.

Verification of the petitions will be conducted by the Elections Committee and will consist solely of determining if the support of the candidate was intended by the AMIA member submitting the petition. Members who receive the required ten verified petitions will be certified as candidates. The final ballot will include their names in addition to candidates listed on the provisional ballot.

Information about all of the candidates and voting instructions will be sent to AMIA members in early-mid September.

You may find the full Elections Manual here. You may find the Board Guide here.  Please feel welcome to ask questions or request any clarification in AMIA’s Elections process.


AMIA Elections & Nominations Committee:
May Haduong [Chair]
Sally Hubbard
James Mockoski
Lorena Ramirez-Lopez
Wendy Shay