Elections are held in the summer, with results announced at the NAGW conference. Odd-numbered region board positions are up for election in odd-numbered years, even-numbered region board positions are up for election in even-numbered years. If you have any questions regarding the election process, email secretary@nagw.org.

    Board Member Requirements 

    Board member positions are a two-year term starting on Nov 1 in the year you are elected. Board members are expected to do the following:

    • Maintain your NAGW membership
    • Participate in conference call meetings (one to two hours every two weeks—currently scheduled on Wednesdays at 2 p.m. CST)
      • Note: Each board member incurs long distance charges however a VOIP toll-free option is available.
    • Attend two formal meetings every year at conference site (one pre-conference planning session and one at the NAGW annual conference)
    • Work on tasks relating to NAGW business, usually as a member of at least two committees
    • Attend the annual NAGW Conference (no conference registration charge for Board members)

    2019 Election Seats

    • Midwest (1)
    • East (4) - One year term due to appointment in 2018
    • Northeast (3)
    • South (5)
    • Mountain (7)
    • At-Large 1


    2019 Election Timeline

    • Nominations accepted: Monday, July 1 – Friday, July 19
    • Review and certify nominations: Monday, July 22 – Friday, July 26
    • Member voting: Monday, July 29 – Friday, August 16
    • Annual members meeting: Thursday, September 19 (winners introduced to members)