2003 USMS National Elections - Election Schedule

Pre-Convention Election Schedule

Job Due Date
Announce request for nominations at the Annual Meeting Sep
Submit call for nominations to National Office Newsletter Oct 1
Submit call for nominations to Jan/Feb Issue of Swim Magazine Oct 15
Post election information on Election Web Site Dec 1
Contact current officers eligible for a second term to determine if they wish to continuein office Jan 1
Accept nominations for office. Candidates for office must submit a completed Nomination Packet during this period in order to be considered for the slate Jan 1 - Mar 31
Only current national officers have announced candidacy and the slate is declared complete. Floor nominations, if any, will be accepted at convention March 31
Post candidate information on Election Web Site Jul 1
Submit election information to National Office for convention packet Aug 1

Convention Election Schedule

Job Due Date
Post election bulletin board and question box for Candidates' Forum on-site at convention in visible location(s) Wednesday
Nominations and speeches for candidates on the slate as well as nominations from the floor of the House of Delegates. Election by acclamation if no floor candidates nominated. Thursday
Elections - if election is contested Friday p.m.
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