Notice of Open Nomination Period

For the Office of
2018 IMSA Director-at-Large
(Four Positions Available) 

Nominations will be accepted January 26 - February 27, 2018.

The IMSA Nominating Committee is accepting nominations for the office of IMSA Director-at-Large which must be submitted no later than February 27, 2018.  All nominations shall be submitted through the IMSA Executive Director.  Nominations may be submitted electronically daiken@imsasafety.org or in written form delivered to:

2018 Director-at-Large Nomination
IMSA Executive Director
597 Haverty Court, Ste 100
Rockledge, FL 32955

Term of Office
One year with a maximum of three consecutive terms.

Duties, Qualifications and Responsibilities of the Office
Candidates shall be an Active, Public Agency or Life Member of IMSA in good standing.

All candidates, and those nominating a candidate, should be familiar with the duties and responsibilities of the office before submitting nominations and candidate information to IMSA:
Who is eligible to nominate?
Active, Public Agency and Life Members are eligible to make nominations. Check your membership card or online profile  to find your membership type.

How do I nominate?

You can nominate a qualified person for the office of Director-at-Large by completing the following actions:

  1. Contact the candidate and receive his/her agreement to have his/her name and qualifications submitted as a nominee.
  2. Receive candidate’s agreement to submit his/her qualifications (see list below) and information to the Executive Director by February 27, 2018.
  3. Person nominating should send an email to the Executive Director  that contains the following:
    • Person making the nomination – name, IMSA member ID, day phone and e-mail address.
    • Candidate’s contact information (name, preferred mailing address, email, day phone).
    • A statement indicating you have spoken with the candidate and the candidate’s willingness to serve.
    • The candidate’s agreement to submit qualifications and information required by February 27, 2018.
    • A statement as to why you believe this candidate is qualified to become a Director-at-Large of IMSA.

Candidate Submittals
All candidates must submit the following to the IMSA Executive Director before the nomination deadline:

  1. A statement, signed by the candidate, affirming that they have the ability, time, resources and assistance necessary to properly perform the duties of an elected office of the Association, including the office of Director-at-Large.
  2. A brief resume of their personal, professional and educational background.
  3. A letter from the candidate’s employer indicating level of support for this office.
  4. A statement or letter, signed by the Secretary of his/her Section, asserting that the Section, by vote of the Section Officers, approves and supports his/her candidacy.


2018 IMSA Director-at-Large Nomination and Election Process Timeline

Friday, January 26  – Nomination period opens.

Tuesday, February 27 – Nominations close and qualification information due to Executive Director.

Week of March 12 – Nominating Committee meets to review qualifications of candidates.

Wednesday, March 27 – List of qualified candidates sent to Council of Delegates.

Thursday, July 26 – Nominating Committee meets to review candidates and develop recommendations to be given to Council of Delegates.

Friday, July 27 – Council of Delegates meets, receives Nominating Committee recommendations and votes.

Tuesday, July 31 – ;Swearing in of new Board at Forum & Expo Annual Banquet.