We encourage you to support WIF by becoming a candidate yourself or contacting another member about running for one of the open positions. Please note that neither incumbent will be a candidate.
Colette Trout (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Annabelle Rea (email@example.com) are now accepting nominations for the 2020 WIF elections. The two offices open: two Regional Representatives: New England and Eastern Canada (NEMLA): Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont; New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
South Central (SCMLA): Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas.
You may nominate yourself or another, after seeking the permission of that person. We ask that you send your statements, outlining your qualifications and your goals for WIF, for publication in the Fall Newsletter, to both members of the Nominating Committee, at the latest by July 15, 2020. Please note that there is a 100-word limit for candidate statements (this is an overall limit, including both qualifications and goals). Regional Representatives remain in place for three years.
Responsibilities of this office:
Regional Representatives serve as liaisons with the Regional MLAs, overseeing, in particular, the WIF sessions and social events at the conferences. They publicize WIF and its activities to colleagues in their respective regions to recruit new members.