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ACTE's members elect its Board of Directors from among eligible members each year, with open positions rotating on a three-year basis.  Nominations for the ACTE Board of Directors Election open April 1 and close June 15.  Nominating committees vet the candidates over the summer.  Candidates are formally approved during the Business Meetings and Assembly of Delegates meeting at ACTE's CareerTech VISION.  Voting begins during VISION and is open for 30 days; although the exact timeline varies from year to year, voting usually occurs in November and December.  The newly elected Board of Directors under goes an orientation process beginning in March prior to the official start of their term July 1.

Additional information about the requirements/responsibilities of serving as a Region/Division Vice President can be found here. Guidelines/eligibility information for Vice President positions can be found here. Campaign rules are available here.

PLEASE NOTE: if you are applying for President-Elect, a new policy is in place.  In order to apply for President-Elect, you must have served for at least one year (at the time of nomination) as a National ACTE Board Member as Region or Division Vice President. Additional information about the requirements/responsibilities of serving as a President can be found here.

If you have any questions about the election, please contact Lauren Lessels at llessels@acteonline.org.

Nominations

Positions eligible for the 2016 election include:

  • President-Elect:  Serves a one-year term beginning in July 2016, followed by one year as president and one year as past president.
  • Region II Vice President: Serves a three-year term beginning July 2016.
  • Business Education Division Vice President: Serves a three-year term beginning July 2016.
  • Family and Consumer Sciences Division Vice President: Serves a three-year term beginning July 2016.
  • New and Related Services Division Vice President: Serves a three-year term beginning July 2016.
  • Region I Vice President-Elect: Serves a three-year term beginning July 2017.
  • Region IV Vice President-Elect: Serves a three-year term beginning July 2017.
  • Engineering Technology and Education Division Vice President-Elect: Serves a three-year term beginning July 2017.
  • Trade and Industrial Education Division Vice President-Elect: Serves a three-year term beginning July 2017.

Please click here for information on the candidates (available in September).

Application Process
Applications are excepted online exclusively via the ACTE Awards Portal, only from April 1-June 15. The President-Elect application can be found here, and the Vice President application can be found here.

Election Timeline
In order to accommodate the election, the nomination process/timeline is changing as follows:

  • Nominations will begin April 1.
  • Completed applications are due June 15.   
  • In order to vote, you must be an ACTE member by October 20.
  • Voting will open during ACTE's CareerTech VISION on Fri., November 20   and end at 11:59 p.m. on December 20.
  • Winners will be announced the week of January 1.

Please click here for information on the previous election's winners. Here are the top five reasons to vote in the upcoming Board of Directors election!

 


 


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