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2017 Nominations & Election Process Begins


In accordance with MAPPS bylaws, the nomination and election process for the MAPPS Board of Directors for 2017 is hereby initiated and announced.
MAPPS President Susan Marlow (Stantec) has selected Marvin Miller (MRG GEO), a past president of MAPPS, to serve as chair of the 2017 Nominations Chairman. The Nominations Committee will recommend candidates for election to the MAPPS Board of Directors.

The terms of the following Directors expire in July, 2017:

Susan Marlow (leaves Board at end of term as President), Chris Ogier, Mitch Long, Joseph Seppi, Mark Brooks, Kelly Francis, and Thomas Newman


Also, George Southard’s 2-year term as the Associate Members’ representative on the Board is up this year.  According to the bylaws, this position is elected by the Associate Members.

The full Nominations Committee, along with a call for nominations, will be announced on May 1.  Individuals who wish to be considered for election to the MAPPS Board can submit interest in writing to the chairman between May 1 and May 31, 2017.
The Nominations Committee will announce its recommendations by June 23, one month prior to the Summer Meeting. The election of Directors will take place at the annual business meeting of MAPPS during the Summer Conference. Any individual not nominated by the Nominations Committee can be considered by a nomination from the floor at that meeting, provided that notice is filed with the President on a date to be determined prior to the Summer Conference. 
Any MAPPS Member Firm principal interested in serving on the Nominations Committee should contact Susan Marlow. Please let her know of your interest in serving by April 17.
A schedule for the nominations process is hereby established:


April 17 – Deadline for individuals to volunteer to serve on Nominations Committee

May 1 - Announcement of Nominations Committee members by MAPPS President and call for candidates for MAPPS Board of Directors

May 31 - Close of submissions to Nominations Committee

June 23 - Nominations Committee slate announced (additional nominations may be made from the floor at the annual business meeting, if filed in advance)

July 7 – Deadline for notifying President Marlow of a nomination from the floor

July 23-27 - Annual MAPPS Business Meeting and Election during the Summer Conference in Colorado Springs, CO.

Again, any MAPPS Member Firm principal interested in serving on the Nominations Committee should contact Susan Marlow by April 17.