Call for Board of Director Nominations

 

VICE PRESIDENT

Members wishing to propose a nominee should obtain consent to run and an assurance of serving if elected, before submitting the nomination. Please send nominations to Stan Cope, Nominating Committee Chair.

Nominations must be received by August 12, 2017.

 

REGIONAL DIRECTORS

In accordance with AMCA Bylaws, the Association is soliciting candidates for Regional Director for the following positions for inclusion on the upcoming ballots which will be sent to all voting members between September 1 and September 15.

International Director: All countries other than the United States and Territories of the United States (eg. Guam, Puerto Rico etc.)
Current Director: Ildefonso Fernandez-Salas (not eligible for re-election)

North Atlantic Director:  Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont
Current Director: Robert Duryea (currently serving one-year replacement term for retired director; eligible for election)

South Atlantic Director:  Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina
Current Director: Christopher Lesser (eligible for re-election)

North Pacific Director:  Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington
Current Director: Kenny Carver (currently serving one-year replacement term for director who moved into officer position; eligible for election)

South Central Director: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Texas
Current Director: Rick Duhrkhopf (not eligible for re-election)

South Pacific Director:  Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada
Current Director: Michelle Brown (currently serving one-year replacement term for retired director; eligible for election) 

A Regional Director Nominating Committee is assembled for each vacant Director position, and consists of the Technical Advisor and two appointees from the Region suggested by the incumbent Regional Director (if not a candidate) or the Technical Advisor and two members appointed from the Region by the President, if the incumbent Regional Director is a candidate. Candidates for the position of Regional Director should be nominated by their state or regional associations based on their active participation in AMCA, active involvement in mosquito control research and/ or operational work, active participation in local, state or regional associations and willingness to work as a Regional Director. Ten or more members from a region may also recommend a candidate for consideration.

The name and credentials of candidates should be forwarded to Joe Conlon, AMCA Technical Advisor,  no later than August 12, 2017 for review by the Regional Nominating Committees and placement on the ballot.