Austin Chapter Board Elections 2021

The Austin Chapter elections committee will begin accepting nominations now through May 31 for candidates to serve in the following positions on the chapter's board:

  1. President
  2. Vice President
  3. Financial Officer
  4. Secretary
  5. At-Large

Interested? Here’s how you can qualify to appear on the ballot.

  • Make sure you’re a member in good standing as of May 31, which means your dues must be up-to-date. Need to renew? Visit: NAHJ Membership Portal
  • All the officer candidates must collect 1 nomination from any NAHJ chapter member in good standing. Regular, Academic, Lifetime members are eligible to sign and vote for all positions.
    • Associate members are eligible to run, nominate and vote for the At-Large position only.


Only current Austin Chapter members are able to see this form, if you're unable to see the form please contact us at [email protected] to make sure you're able to submit your nomination.


2021 Election Timeline for chapter board elections:

May 18th:  Call for Nominations
May 31thDeadline to submit 1 signature before 11:59 p.m. Deadline to become a member in good standing and be eligible to vote
May 31st – June 3rdVetting process. The Elections Committee will screen candidates 
June 3rd: Online voting begin (Polls open two weeks before the polls close)
June 17th: Polls close at 5 p.m. ET and results are announced 

If you have any questions regarding this chapter's election contact Yaneth Guillen, Director of Training and Membership at NAHJ, [email protected]. You can also email us at [email protected] with any additional questions.

Good luck!

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