The Mid-Atlantic Association will elect the association's officers at the Annnual Meeting on Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Fort Washington, PA.
Under the association bylaws, the membership will elect a president, vice president, treasurer, secretary and financial secretary. Terms of each office commence on Jan. 1, 2013.
The Nominating Committee is charged with submitting a slate of nominees for each office to the association secretary by Aug. 5. The secretary will post the nominations by Aug. 20. The Nominating Committee consists of association Vice President Michael C. Hemsley, Carl Grossman from the High Performance and LDR Committees, Cynthia Young from the Youth Committee and Treasurer Norm Green. Persons interested in being considered for nomination to office should contact one of the Nominating Committee members.
Candidates may also be nominated by a petition signed by three association members and delivered to the secretary by Sept. 4. Nominations will also be allowed from the floor on the night of the election. The candidates must be association members and at least 18 years old as of Jan. 1, 2013, when their two-year term begins.
The candidates' names will be listed alphabetically on the ballot. The voting will be by secret ballot, except for uncontested elections. Voters must have been association members as of July 31. There are no mail, phone or proxy votes.
A panel of at least three individuals, including at least one athlete, will count the ballots. The membership at the Annual Meeting will also elect delegates to the USATF Annual Meeting, which will be in December. Nominations will be made from the floor during the Annual Meeting. The election procedures are governed by Article 8 of the bylaws, which are posted here.