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NWSA Former Presidents (from left to right: Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Bonnie Thornton Dill, Yi-Chun Tricia Lin, and Vivien Ng)

Governing Council Vacancies 2016-2018

President (2016-2018)
Vice President (2016-2018)
Treasurer (2016-2017: one-year term required under transition to newly adopted bylaws)

Treasurer (2017-2019)
Secretary (2017-2019)
Member at Large (2017-2019)
Member at Large (2017-2019)

President (2018-2020)
Vice President (2018-2020)
Member at Large (2018-2020)
Member at Large (2018-2020)

Elections Timeline
  • August 17 at 3 PM: All nominations due.
  • August 24: All candidates must be current individual members.
  • August 29: All candidates must complete a candidate statement in order to be listed on the ballot.  Only candidates with current individual membership by 8/24 and completed candidate statements by 8/29 will be listed on the electronic ballot.
  • September 1: Electronic ballots sent to members with current individual memberships as of 8/29/16 and a valid email address.
  • September 15: End of electronic voting.
  • By September 25: Announcement of election results.
  • November: Positions begin at the Governing Council meeting held on the Sunday of the annual conference.
For candidates who seek Governing Council positions, The NWSA Governing Council serves as the Board of Directors for the organization and meets twice annually: in June and November. NWSA provides limited travel support ($300 per meeting) for low-income, student, or for those Governing Council Members without institutional travel support.