Elections

Election Process and Timeline

  • Elections will occur during early May to allow for the announcement of the new Board at the dinner meeting in May.
  • The new officers will hold office for two years – beginning July 1 of the year in which the elections took place and will hold office until June 30 the second year.
  • The Past President, President, and President–elect will each serve a 1-year term.

Election Timeline

January
Review positions that expire in June, determine if officer in position wishes to retain position. Make request to membership for volunteers for openings.

February – March
Prepare communications and distribution communications soliciting nominations.

April
April nominations and biographies turned in prior to second Wednesday. Announcement made at membership meeting. Coordinate with PMI to establish VoteNET site and the information/format that is required.

May
Open vote early in month to allow voting prior to May meeting. Inform officers of election results and announce at May dinner.

June – July
Outgoing and New Board members attend joint Board meeting. Prepare and present certificates for all board members for completion of service. Outgoing and New Board members attend the June annual membership meeting held directly before the June dinner meeting.

Each outgoing officer is expected to complete a transition to their replacements before the end of their term. In June and/or July, the PMIWIC board holds one or more meetings with both the outgoing, and incoming Board members to facilitate this transition.

July
VP of Communications provides security access to any chapter systems as appropriate (e.g. PMI.org, pmiwic.org, fixed Email addresses) on the first of July.

VP of Communications provides training for websites, or other systems. This includes the document repository, with a focus on Bylaws, Operations Manual, financial procedures, etc.