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2020 Board & Officers Election

Preliminary Slate

The Elections Committee submits this provisional slate of Candidates for the 2020 Board Election for the consideration of AMIA Members. The Call for Nominations provided the Committee with one name submitted by the membership for consideration, as well as three current members of the board expressing interest in being on the ballot.

2020 Preliminary Slate

Candidates for Director of the Board

  • Rachel Beattie
  • Antonella Bonfanti
  • Mike Casey
  • Candace Ming
  • John Polito
  • Rachel Price
  • Juana Suárez

Candidate for Secretary of the Board

  • Taylor McBride

Candidate for Treasurer of the Board

  • Randal Luckow

Only members current on August 11, 2020 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 7, 2020
  • Membership deadline for voters to renew: August 11, 2020
  • Nomination by Petition: Signatures Due: August 22, 2020
  • Slate/Ballot Announced to Members: August 26, 2020
  • Election Opens: August 27, 2020
  • Election Closes: September 27, 2020
  • Election Announcement Deadline: October 2, 2020

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 August 7.  By August 22, 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 RamírezLópez
Dave Rodriguez