Notice of Open Nomination Period

For the Office of
2020 IMSA President-Elect

 Nominations will be accepted January 20 - February 20, 2020.

The IMSA Nominating Committee is accepting nominations for the office of IMSA President-Elect which must be submitted no later than February 20, 2020.  All nominations shall be submitted through the IMSA Executive Director.  Nominations may be submitted electronically or in written form delivered to:

2020 President-Elect Nomination
IMSA Executive Director
597 Haverty Court, Ste 100
Rockledge, FL 32955

Term of Office
The IMSA President-Elect must be willing to serve three one-year terms.  One year as President-Elect, one year as President, and one year as Past President.

Duties, Qualifications and Responsibilities of the Office
Candidates for the office of President-Elect shall have been an Active or Life Member, in good standing for more than five (5) years, and have served as a Section Officer or IMSA Committee Chair or Representative. 


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 President-Elect 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 20, 2020.
  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 20, 2020
    • A statement as to why you believe this candidate is qualified to become President–Elect 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 President-Elect; and that to the best of their knowledge, should they be elected, their status as an Active or Public Agency Member, as defined in the By-Laws, shall continue through a term of any office to which they may be elected.
  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.

2020 IMSA President-Elect Nomination and Election Process Timeline

Monday, January 20  – Nomination period opens.

Thursday, February 20 – Nominations close and qualification information due to Executive Director.

Week of February 24 – Nominating Committee meets to review qualifications of candidates.

Week of  March 5 – List of qualified candidates published.

Monday, April 3 – Ballot available to IMSA voting members.

Friday, May 1 – Elections close 

Monday, May 11 - Executive Director notifies candidates of election results.

Tuesday, May 19 – Executive Director notifies general membership of election results.

Saturday, July 11– President-Elect sworn in with new Board at Forum & Expo Annual Banquet.