Explorers and scientists hiking a glacier in Southeast Alaska, 1926. William O. Field Papers, AAF-21001 (still image from film), Alaska Film Archives, University of Alaska Fairbanks. http://library.uaf.edu/film-archives

2019 Board & Officers Election

Provisional Slate

The Elections Committee submits this provisional slate of Candidates for the 2019 Board Election for the consideration of AMIA Members.

2019 Provisional Slate

Candidates for President

  • Dennis Doros
  • Patricia Kenny

Candidates for Director of the Board

  • Snowden Becker
  • Magnus Berg
  • Andrea Leigh
  • Regina Longo
  • Greg Wilsbacher
  • Caroline Yeager

Only members current on August 12, 2019 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: July 29, 2019
  • Membership deadline for voters to renew: August 12, 2019
  • Nomination by Petition: Signatures Due: August 12, 2019
  • Slate/Ballot Announced to Members: August 21, 2019
  • Election Opens: August 23, 2019
  • Election Closes: September 23, 2019
  • Election Announcement Deadline: October 3, 2019

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 July 29.  By August 12, 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 August.

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:
James Mockoski [Chair]
Siobhan Hagan
Jennifer Jenkins
Lorena Ramirez-Lopez
Wendy Shay