The AFS Nominating Committee (Sally Van de Water, chair; Laura Marcus Green, Selina Morales, and Pravina Shukla) has just announced its slate of candidates for the 2014 election. This year's candidates are:
President (elect one candidate for a 2015-2018 term: President-Elect in 2015, President in 2016-2017, and Past President in 2018):
Executive Board (elect three candidates for 2015-2017 terms):
Winnie Lambrecht Cliff Murphy
Bonnie Blair O’Connor
Jeff Todd Titon
Nominating Committee (elect one candidate for a 2015-2017 term):
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 a 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.