NABJ-Chicago Chapter – General Meetings Every 3rd Thursday

General NABJ-CC meetings are held every 3rd Thursday of the month. The next meeting will be at CBS 2/WBBM-TV, 22 W. Washington St., March 16 at 5:30PM.  Meetings are free for members; $5 for non-members. #NABJCC  

Election Center

Candidate nominations are open for the 2017-2019 term of the NABJ-CC Board of Directors. Enclosed is a Nomination Form, a Candidate Information Form (CIF) and information concerning the nominating process, election procedures and the overall schedule . You may self-nominate or give the form to your preferred nominee. The completed form must be submitted by February 28, along with the candidate’s platform statement of no more than 125 words, which must be electronically submitted. Only full members  of both NABJ-CC and NABJ are eligible to serve on the Chapter’s Board of Directors.  The names and position statements of eligible candidates will be electronically posted on the site ( in the weeks prior to the election.  An e-mail notice will also be sent.  The election will take place at the Annual Meeting on May 18.  The ballots, with the names of all eligible candidates, will be distributed to membership at the meeting. Additionally, any proposed amendment to the Chapter Constitution must be submitted in writing to the Parliamentarian by February 28.  Proposed amendments also will be voted on by the membership at the meeting.  A pending proposal expands the Board from 12 to 16 members. Members unable to attend the meeting may request an absentee ballot  by contacting the Nominating Committee’s dedicated e-mail address ( Confirm your  electronic request by also leaving a voice message at 312-939-7640.  The availability of absentee ballots will be announced weeks prior to the Annual Meeting.  Absentee ballots will be electronically sent following your request.  Only your original signature absentee ballot will be counted for the election.  Please send your completed absentee ballot to the following address:

NABJ-Chicago Chapter
P.O. Box 81228
Chicago, IL 60681-0228
Please note that completed absentee ballots must be received by the Nominating Committee no later than May 15.
Nomination and election related inquiries should be directed to the Nominating Committee at

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