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Polls Now Open for the 2019 NYSCA Officer and Regional Director Elections

by NYSCA Staff Writer | 5/1/2019 8:48:52 AM

Polls for the election of NYSCA Officers and Directors open today. In odd-numbered years (2019), the positions open for election are Directors in Region 1, Directors in Region 3, and all Officer positions. For more information on election procedures, please click here.

NYSCA Regions

Region 1 Directors:

There are Five (5) candidates campaigning for Region 1 Director for Three (3) open seats available on the NYSCA Board of Regional Directors for your region. A biographical sketch for each has been included in the online ballot to assist you in making your decision. You may vote for three (or fewer) candidates from the list of qualified nominees.

There is no provision in the NYSCA constitution and bylaws for write-in candidates or candidates who have not met the qualifications to serve as Regional Director and who have not declared his or her candidacy by the filing deadline -- April 1, 2019. All votes are held in confidence. Please complete the ballot at the link provided and click vote no later than May 15, 2019 for your vote to be counted.

Region 2 Directors:

Election of Directors in Region 2 occurs in May of each even-numbered fiscal year.  No Region 2 ballots this election cycle (2019). Directors from your region will be elected again in 2020.

Region 3 Directors:

This year's slate of candidates running for a Director's position in Region 3 is uncontested. There is no provision in the NYSCA constitution and bylaws for write-in candidates or candidates who have not met the qualifications to serve as Regional Director and who have not declared his or her candidacy by the filing deadline -- April 1, 2019.

Because this is an uncontested election, a formal election for Region 3 is not required. The NYSCA bylaws (Article VI, § I) stipulate that "the candidates running for office shall be elected by a single ballot/vote cast by the current Secretary of the NYSCA." For questions about this procedure, please  contact the NYSCA Administrative Office.

Region 4 Directors:

Election of Directors in Region 4 occurs in May of each even-numbered fiscal year.  No Region 4 ballots this election cycle (2019). Directors from your region will be elected again in 2020.

NYSCA Officers:

This year's slate of candidates running for an Officer's position is uncontested. There is no provision in the NYSCA constitution and bylaws for write-in candidates or candidates who have not met the qualifications to serve as NYSCA Officers and who have not declared his or her candidacy by the filing deadline -- April 1, 2019.

Because this is an uncontested election, a formal election for NYSCA Officer's Positions is not required. The NYSCA bylaws (Article IX, § VI) stipulate that in uncontested elections "the Officers running for office shall be elected by a single ballot/vote cast by the current Secretary of the NYSCA." For questions about this procedure, please  contact the NYSCA Administrative Office.

Casting your ballot:

This year, the NYSCA is holding the Board elections online through AssociationVoting.com. All eligible members of NYSCA Region 1 are being contacted via email, fax, and/or postal mail with instructions on how to submit either paper ballots or electronic ballots. If you need further assistance, please contact the NYSCA Administrative Office at (518) 785-6346.

Make your mark on chiropractic by casting your ballot today; the profession needs your voice.

 

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