Election Procedures and Important Dates
Candidates for an EB office (Pres, 1st VP, 2nd VP, Sec, Dir.of Local Ch, and Historian/Pub Dir.) can request a nomination petition from the IPMS National Office Manager.
Nomination petitions for an EB office must be returned to the National Office Manager, postmarked no later than Mar 31st.
Each candidate is allocated a ? page in the May/June issue of the Journal. All candidate biographies must be submitted to the National Office Manager by April 10. May-June Balloting for EB office begins upon distribution of the May-June Journal, which will contain the EB ballot. Balloting on-line will be made available at or near the same date as the distribution of the Journal, or at an earlier time as deemed appropriate by the EB.
Balloting closes for the EB election. All ballots mailed to the National Office must be postmarked prior to Sept 1st. The on-line balloting system will be deactivated prior to Sept 1st.
Results will be made public upon completion of a tally of votes and validation of ballots received.
Newly elected EB officers assume the full responsibility of office.