Nominating Committee Chairs: Rich Ranft, Kendall Thiel

The committee shall be composed of three past presidents.

Responsibilities: Recruit. interview and recommend candidates for office. Candidates must complete the Commitment and Conflict of Interest forms and return them to the committee or WAA office; submit slate and photos to WAA in advance; publish in advance if time allows. Meet with candidates prior to election; review the Preamble. Code of Ethics, Bylaws, Responsibilities (Article III), Standard Operating Procedures; and answer questions.

The Committee must be familiar with Article III. Section 3 of the Bylaws. The Committee Chair shall read the slate at the annual meeting where election takes place; announce procedures as defined in the Bylaws; conduct the election calling for nominations from the floor three times for each office; entertain motions to close nominations or unanimous vote of affirmation; announce the results after confirming the counts as defined in Article III, Section 3 of the Bylaws.