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Reminder: Apply for Open WSDA & ADA Elected Positions

Reminder: Apply as a candidate for an open state or national elected position by this Friday, June 30!

During the 2017 WSDA House of Delegates (held September 14-16 in Stevenson, WA), the House will vote to fill the following elected positions. For a complete description of any position, please email Brenda Berlin at brenda@wsda.org.

To run for any of the following open positions, please complete and return our candidate nomination packet by June 30, 2017.

11th District Trustee to the ADA Board of Trustees
Open Positions: 1
Term: 4 years (beginning October 2018)
Requirements: WSDA member
The 11th District Trustee position rotates among all five states in the 11th District. Once every 12 years, Washington selects the 11th District Trustee.

President-elect
Term: 1 year as President-elect, 1 year as President, 1 year as Immediate Past President, 3 years as ADA Delegate
Requirements: WSDA member. Must have been a member for the preceding five consecutive years.

Board of Directors
Open Positions: 4
Term: 3 years
Requirements: WSDA member

Committee on Budget and Finance
Open Positions: 1
Term: 4 years
Requirements: WSDA member

Committee on Government Affairs
Open Positions: 1
Term: 3 years
Requirements: WSDA member

Delegate to the ADA House of Delegates
Open Positions: 4
Term: 3 3-year and 1 2-year (all beginning January 2018)
Requirements: Per WSDA bylaws, one delegate position will be reserved for a person that has never been elected to the ADA House and has previously served at least one year as a WSDA-appointed alternate delegate, ASDA delegate, or alternate delegate to the ADA House.

Candidates should be present during the WSDA House of Delegates, held September 14-16 at Skamania Lodge in Stevenson, WA.

All terms begin when the WSDA House of Delegates adjourns on September 16, 2017, with the exception of the ADA Delegates, whose terms begin on January 1, 2018, and 11th District Trustee, whose term begins at the 2018 ADA House of Delegates.

Please email Brenda Berlin at brenda@wsda.org with any questions.

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