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2014 AFS Election
The AFS Nominating Committee (chair Sally Van de Water, Laura Marcus Green, Selina Morales, and Pravina Shukla) has announced its slate of candidates for the 2014 election. This year's candidates are:

President (elect one candidate for a 2015–18 term: President-Elect in 2015, President in 2016–17, and Past President in 2018):
Kay Turner
Patricia Turner
 
Executive Board (elect three candidates for 2015–17 terms):
Norma Cantú
Lisa Gilman
Winnie Lambrecht
Cliff Murphy
Bonnie Blair O’Connor
Jeff Todd Titon

Nominating Committee (elect one candidate for a 2015–17 term):
Joseph Sciorra
Dan Sheehy

Members of the Society who want to add another candidate to this slate must submit (a) a petition signed by at least 10 current AFS members nominating the candidate and noting the office for which s/he is bring nominated, and (b) a signed statement from the proposed candidate agreeing to run, to AFS Executive Director Tim Lloyd at lloyd.100@osu.edu no later than September 1, 2014.

All candidates will provide biographical summaries and platform statements, which we will post on this site before the Santa Fe annual meeting. We will invite all candidates to take part in the Candidates' Forum at the meeting. Secure online voting will begin after the annual meeting and will continue through December 31. Those elected will take office in January 2015.



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