Nominations

2020

The Association is seeking candidates for President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, 3rd Vice President [one year term each], three directors [three-year term] and one director [one-year unfulfilled term].  See descriptions and responsibilities of positions below.

  • The Nominating Committee shall be appointed by the President and shall consist of five members. No two members of the Nominating Committee shall be from the same county. The Nominating Committee may propose no member of the Nominating Committee, as a candidate for any officer or director position
  • Members in good standing may submit suggestions to the Nominating Committee before the annual meeting for consideration by such Committee. 
  • The Nominating Committee shall present a proposed slate of officers and/or directors at the annual meeting. Names of those candidates for office shall be posted just inside the meeting room, prior to the annual meeting for review by the membership. Floor nominations, as allowed under the decorum of Robert's Rules of Order, will be permitted. 
  • Only members in good standing shall be eligible to nominate and/or vote at any meeting. The Secretary shall certify the list of eligible voters prior to the electoral process. If an ineligible vote should be cast that vote shall be null and void unless the matter of eligibility is resolved prior to the inception of any vote. 
  • The election shall be by written ballot, in the event of a contest for any office. The management of the electoral process shall be controlled by the Nominating Committee, who shall be responsible for the entire electoral process. The Chairperson of the Nominating Committee shall report the electoral vote to the membership and shall be responsible for the maintenance and destruction of any ballots. 
  • The Secretary, upon the proper motion, may cast the singular ballot to elect any officer and/or director. 
  • The majority vote shall constitute the will of the membership. 
  • Retiring Officers/Directors - No officer or Director who has served one full one-year term (officer) or two full three-year terms (director) shall be eligible for re-election to the same office until two years have elapsed unless the office cannot be filled by nomination. This rule does not apply to appointed positions. 
  • To be eligible for the position of an officer or director the candidate must have been a Court Clerk for at least three years and a member in good standing as defined in Article III of the bylaws.
  • To be eligible to run for a position of Officer of the Executive Board, a member must complete at least two consecutive years as a Director or in an Appointed Position of the Board of Directors, provided that at the time that said individual is seeking office no greater than two years has elapsed since serving as a Director or in an Appointed Position.

Positions on the Board

  1. President
  2. First Vice-President 
  3. Second Vice-President
  4. Third Vice-President 
  5. Executive Secretary
  6. Executive Treasurer
  7. Administrative Assistant
  8. Director

The President shall be the presiding officer of the Corporation. It shall be the duty of the President to preside at all meetings of the Corporation. The President shall cast the deciding vote on any matter, whether before the Board of Directors or the membership.