USITT 2010 voting will, again this year, be conducted electronically. Voting will begin in early December. Members will receive instructions detailing how to access and use the ballot. The ballot will include a brief biography and a position statement for each candidate.
The USITT Nominations Committee presents the following slate for the 2010 election cycle. This slate was first announced to the membership in the July 2009 issue of Sightlines.
Vice-President for Communications
Vice-President for Members, Sections & Chapters
Vice-President for Programming
Vice-President for Special Operations
Officers who are elected will serve two-year terms starting July 1, 2010.
Directors at Large (six to be elected)
Debra Garcia Lockwood
Those elected Directors at Large will serve three-year terms beginning July 1, 2010.
DEADLINE FOR ADDING CANDIDATES EXTENDED
The slate may be amended by following the By-Laws that state: "Additional nominations for each elective office may be presented by petition, supported by no fewer than 50 signatures verified as those of members in good standing in the Corporation. Additional nominations shall be accompanied by written approval of the nominee and a brief biographical description."
Petitions for additional nominations for each elective office may be conducted electronically for candidates who wish to be included on the ballot. To file an e-mail petition:
Or mailed to Ms. Pannell at USITT, 315 South Crouse Avenue, Suite 200, Syracuse, NY 13210—please mark the outside of the envelope att: Nomination Petition
The e-mail or snail mail must contain the name and brief biography of the nominee as well as names and e-mail addresses of all of those members who signed the petition in support of the nomination.
See Sightlines July 2009 for complete details on filing a petition.