February 8, 2021
NABJ-CC Electronic Voting 2021 – New Process
Dear NABJ-Chicago Chapter Member:
The National Association of Black Journalist-Chicago Chapter (NABJ-CC) is pleased to inform you that candidate nominations are now open for the 2021-2023 term of the NABJ-CC Board of Directors. Provided herewith is a Nomination Form, a Candidate Information Form and information concerning the nominating process, election procedures, and the overall schedule. You may nominate yourself or forward the Candidate Information Form to the Full Member you nominate. The completed Candidate Information Form must be submitted by March 15, 2021, along with the candidate’s platform statement of no more than 125 words. The nomination materials must be submitted electronically.
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 posted on the NABJ-CC website (nabjchicago.org) in the weeks prior to the election. An email notice will be sent to you at the time of the posting. The election will take place at the NABJ-CC Annual Meeting on May 21, 2021. Due to the pandemic, at this point, we are planning that the Annual Meeting will be virtual. The ballots, with the names of all eligible candidates, will be available to membership online for electronic voting.
Proposed amendments may be offered and considered as part of the election process. Proposed amendment to the Chapter Bylaws and Constitution must be submitted electronically to the Parliamentarian by March 15, 2019. Accepted proposed amendments also will be voted on by the membership at the Annual Meeting.
Voter registration begins Monday, February 8, 2021.
Your electronic vote must be cast Thursday, May 20, 2021 by 6:30 P.M., during the Annual Meeting.
Nomination and election-related inquiries should be directed to the Nominating Committee at: email@example.com.
Thank you for your participation. Your involvement keeps NABJ-CC strong!
NABJ-CC Nominating Committee
Nomination and election-related inquiries should be directed to the Nominating Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.