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Board Elections
The process to elect the 2021 GPA Board of Directors has begun!

There are three open positions on the Board that will be available on January 1, 2021. All three positions are for three-year terms that begin on January 1, 2021 and end on December 31, 2023.  Board Members whose terms are expiring: Bonnie Houk, Cheryl Kester, and Johna Rodgers. All three (Bonnie, Cheryl & Johna) are eligible to run for a second term.

To read the full version of the GPA Nominations Plan and Timeline for 2020 please click here. If you have any questions on the election procedure, please contact Erin Coyne, Chair of the Nominating Committee or Barb Boggs, Nominating Committee Staff Liaison.


DateAction
June 16, 2020Call for Nominations issued to members - Nomination Form
Learn more about the requirements to be a board member
June 16 - July 17, 2020Nominations accepted
July 24, 2020Nominees will be notified and asked to complete a Nomination Acceptance Questionnaire, attach any necessary documents, and indicate acceptance of the nomination. 
August 7, 2020 at  5:00 PM (CDT)Deadline for submitting the Nomination Acceptance Questionnaire and necessary documents.
August 10 - August 14, 2020Nominating Committee will review the information and determine which candidates have met the qualifications and will be included in the slate of candidates
August 17, 2020All nominees will be notified of their status
August 17, 2020A full list of Candidates will be presented to the GPA Board
August 18, 2020A full list of Candidates will be presented to the GPA membership
August 25 & September 3, 2020

Meet the Candidates Webinars
August 25 @ 11:00 am Central Link: https://grantprofessional.webex.com/grantprofessional/j.php?MTID=mc52abac6a6eb3347494013f87e923254
September 3 @ 4:00 pm Central Link: 
https://grantprofessional.webex.com/grantprofessional/j.php?MTID=m49a35039ec19c359f27065172a9562ee

August 25, 2020Voting Opens via voting system, membership notified in email and on website
October 15, 2020Voting Closes
 - Review of the Ballots and Voter Eligibility
 - Counting of all Votes
October 20, 2020Announcement of election results will be made to the full membership via GPA's electronic mail platform in the weekly newsletter. Candidates will be informed, confidentially in writing, the results of their candidacy prior to the public announcement
November 8, 2019Announcement of election results and Oath of Office taken at the Annual Meeting
November 6, 2020Motion to Destroy Ballots made at the Annual Meeting.
November 9, 2020Final date to submit a written challenge of the election results. After November 9, 2020, if there are no outstanding challenges, the ballots will be permanently destroyed and no further challenge is allowed.