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Board of Directors election

The 2017 WALRAA Board of Directors is excited to announce the Board of Directors Election Process for 2018 is now open.

We are now accepting nominations for the 2018 Board of Directors. Nominate a WALRAA colleague or nominate yourself by completing the form below. Additionally, below is a list of committee members and their contact information should you have any questions. A member of the Nominating Committee will contact the nominated member to advise them of their nomination.

We are accepting nominations through Friday, October 20. Elections will take place via electronic ballot during the first week of November. The 2016 Board will be announced at our Annual Business Meeting on Wednesday, November 15.

We strongly encourage you to nominate yourself or others for a position on the Board. Please feel free to contact any current or past member of the Board for more information on the benefits of board participation.

Board of Directors Election Timeline

 DATE DESCRIPTION
 Thursday, October 12 – Friday, October 20 Nomination Process
 Monday, October 23 – Friday, October 27 Nominating Committee will contact all nominees by Monday, Oct. 23.  
 Nominees will have until Friday, October 27 to accept or decline the nomination.
 Monday, October 30 – Friday, November 3 Nominees to submit one-page Statement of Interest/Resume
 Monday, November 6 – Friday, November 10 Elections via Electronic Ballot
 Monday, November 13 Election Results Communicated to Nominees
 Wednesday, November 15 The Nominating Committee announces 2018 Board of Directors at the November  Annual Business Meeting

Officer Selection Process

 DATE  DESCRIPTION
 Thursday, November 16 –  Wednesday, November 22  Nominate or Self-Nominate for Officer Position
 Monday, November 27  Deadline to Submit One Paragraph Statement of Interest
 Week of November 27  Nominating Committee Creates Officer Slate
 Wednesday, December 6 – Holiday Party  Officers Announced at Holiday Party and via email

Nominating Committee

 Name Employer Phone Email
 Katie C. Beach Jones Day (202) 879-5408 KBeach@jonesday.com
 Rob Cacace Georgetown Law (202) 661-6560 rc938@gerogetown.edu
 Nirvana Dove Georgetown Law (202) 662-9317 nih6@georgetown.edu
 Gary McGinnis Georgetown Law (202) 662-9300 gjm49@georgetown.edu
 Rebecca Newberger Sidley Austin (202) 736-8139 RNewberger@sidley.com
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