NWSA holds elections every year for governing council and constituency group chair vacancies. Refer to the NWSA Bylaws for details about individual duties of NWSA leadership postitions. Please email us with any questions.

Nominations will open on May 26, 2020.
2020 Elections Updated Timeline
  • May 26: Nominations open
  • June 26: Nominations close
  • July 7: All candidates must be current individual members.
  • July 7: All candidates must complete a candidate statement in order to be listed on the ballot. Only candidates with current individual membership and completed candidate statements will be listed on the electronic ballot.
  • July 24: Electronic ballots sent to 2019 and 2020 members with a valid email address.
  • August 7: End of electronic voting.
  • Results will be announced by August 17.

2020 Governing Council Vacancies
President (2020-2022)
Vice President (2020-2022)
Member at Large (2020-2022)
Member at Large (2020-2022)

For candidates who seek Governing Council positions, the NWSA Governing Council serves as the Board of Directors for the organization and meets in person and virtually. NWSA provides limited travel support for those Governing Council Members without institutional travel support.

2020 Constituency Group Chair Vacancies
Aging and Ageism Caucus
Community College Caucus
Girls and Girl Studies Caucus
Indigenous People's Caucus
Jewish Caucus
North American Asian Feminist Collective Caucus
Transnational Feminisms Caucus
Undergraduate Student Caucus

Interest Groups
Animal Studies/Animal Ethics Interest Group
Arts and Performance Studies Interest Group
Asexuality Studies Interest Group
Confronting Campus Sexual Assault Interest Group
Early Modern Women Interest Group
Fat Studies Interest Group
Feminists for Justice In/For Palestine Interest Group
Feminist Media Studies Interest Group
Feminist Pedagogy Interest Group
Gender, Women’s, and Feminist Studies (GWFS) PhD Interest Group
Law and Public Policy Interest Group
Libraries and Archives Interest Group
Publishing Feminisms Interest Group
Reproductive Justice Interest Group

Task Forces
Science and Technology Task Force

Program Administrators and Directors Committee (PAD)