ACWA Region Election Process Underway for 2020-’21 Term

  • by Matt Veeh
  • May 20, 2019
  • Water News

ACWA’s region election process is underway to determine the boards of each of the 10 regions, including the chair, vice chair and board members for the 2020-’21 term. The deadline for candidates to submit applications is June 28.

Election materials were sent to ACWA member agency general managers and board presidents electronically. Included in the e-mail were links to information about the role and responsibilities of the regions, election timeline, region rules and regulations, candidate nomination form and a sample resolution.

Interested candidates must submit a signed resolution of support from their agency’s board of directors in order to be eligible for the election. All candidate nomination forms, signed resolutions and candidate information must be submitted to ACWA no later than June 28.

The election process begins on Aug. 1, when the region nominating committees announce their recommended slate for each of the 10 region boards. An official electronic ballot identifying the recommended slate and any additional candidates for consideration will be sent to all ACWA member agencies on that date. Only one ballot per agency will be accepted.

All region election ballots must be received at ACWA by Sept. 30. Election results will be announced on Oct. 4, 2019.

The complete timeline for this year’s region elections can be downloaded here.

Additional region election information and materials are available at www.acwa.com/my-acwa/regions/region-elections/.

 Questions

For questions about the region election process, please call (916) 441-4545 or contact your ACWA regional affairs representative.

Regions 1, 3, 5 & 10: Brian Sanders
Regions 2, 6, 7, 8 & 9: Michael Cervantes
Region 4: Ana Javaid

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