ARTICLE IV – NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS
Section 1. Nominating Committee. There shall be a Nominating Committee of no less than three members (at least one of whom is accredited) appointed by the President at least sixty (60) days prior to the Annual Meeting of the Chapter.
Section 2. Nominations. The Nominating Committee shall name a qualified nominee for each officer and for each PRSA Leadership Assembly Delegate and director whose term is expiring. It shall ensure that each nominee has been contacted and agrees to serve if elected. Additional nominations, if any, shall be accepted from members at the Annual Meeting provided the nominee(s) has been contacted and agrees to serve if elected.
Section 3. Notice to Membership. At least 30 days prior to the Annual Meeting of the Chapter, the Secretary shall send all chapter members a ballot that includes a list of nominees prepared by the Nominating Committee, any proposed Bylaws changes and any other business to be voted upon by the membership.
Section 4. Elections. Officers, Directors and PRSA Leadership Assembly Delegates shall be elected at the Annual Meeting. Voting on proposed Bylaws changes and any other business before the membership for balloting shall be done at the Annual Meeting. Winners shall be those garnering the most votes of the voting members. Voting may be done by mail, electronically, or in-person at the Annual Meeting. Members who have not yet voted shall be issued a ballot for in-person voting at the meeting. The Secretary shall count the ballots, and election results shall be announced prior to the close of the Annual Meeting. If the Secretary is on the ballot, then the Ethics Officer shall count the ballots.