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Notice of Open Nomination Period

For the office of


2017 IMSA President - Elect


Nominations will be accepted during the following period


January 8, 2017 - February 7, 2017


The IMSA Nominating Committee is accepting nominations for the office of IMSA President – Elect which must be submitted no later than Tuesday, February 7, 2017.  All nominations shall be submitted through the IMSA Executive Director.  Nominations may be submitted electronically or in written form delivered to:

2017 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:


Excerpts from the IMSA By-Laws


Excerpts from the IMSA Governance Policy Manual


Who is eligible to Nominate


Active and Life Members are eligible to make nominations. Check your membership card to find your membership type.


How to 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 7, 2017.
  3. Person nominating should send an email to the Executive Director  that contains the following:
    • a. Person making the nomination – name, IMSA member ID, day phone and e-mail address.
    • b. Candidate’s contact information (name, preferred mailing address, email, day phone).
    • c. A statement indicating you have spoken with the candidate and the candidate’s willingness to serve.
    • d. The candidate’s agreement to submit qualifications and information required by February 7, 2017.
    • e. 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; and that to the best of their knowledge, should they be elected, their status as an Active 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.



2017 IMSA President-Elect Nomination and Election Process Timeline

Sunday, January 8, 2017 – Nomination period opens.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 – Nominations close and qualification information due to Executive Director.

Week of February 13, 2017 – Nominating Committee meets to review qualifications of candidates.

Wednesday March 8, 2017 – List of qualified candidates published.

Friday, April 7, 2017 – Ballot available to IMSA voting members.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 – Elections close

Friday, May 12, 2017 - Executive Director notifies candidates of election results.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 – Executive Director notifies general membership of election results.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 – President-elect sworn in with new Board at Conference closing banquet.


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