SIPAT Election Process

The annual SIPAT Executive Board election process is planned in accordance with the SIPAT Bylaws. Below is a calendar/timeline of events for the upcoming year. For a description of each board member position, link here then click on each position title.

First week of January

SIPAT announces and posts Nominating Committee timeline and board application process. Open search for Nominating Committee members (three members and one alternate member).

January SIPAT Meeting

SIPAT General Membership Meeting

  • Elect Nominating Committee
  • SIPAT President announces open applications for board positions and application deadline
End of January Nominating Committee meets and selects chairperson
January-February Nominating Committee solicits board applications from CCE community
End of February Deadline to complete interest form for board positions
First week of March Nominating Committee reviews board applications and creates proposed slate of officers.
March SIPAT Meeting Nominating Committee presents proposed slate of officers at the March SIPAT Executive Board Meeting. Proposed slate is posted on the SIPAT web site and in hardcopy outside the CCE office for 30 days.
April SIPAT Meeting

SIPAT General Membership Meeting

  • SIPAT membership votes on proposed slate and/or any last minute proposed nominations from the floor (per SIPAT bylaws)
  • Nominating Committee work officially complete
After April SIPAT Meeting Any open board positions after this date will be filled by appointment and/or vote of the SIPAT Executive Board in accordance with the SIPAT Bylaws.