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Additional ADA Alternate Delegate Position Open for Election

July 28, 2014

Due to the resignation of an ADA Alternate Delegate after the deadline for publishing positions up for election in the Journal, there is one position available for which nominations will need to be made from the floor.  These will be made at the opening session of the VDA Business Meeting Thursday, September 18, 2014.

Dr. Maynard P. Phelps was appointed by Dr. Ted Sherwin, VDA president, to serve the first year of the two year term (2014-2015).  Nominations from the floor will be received for a one year term to complete the vacated term.

Protocol for the nomination and election is:

  1. Position announced by e-mail to membership prior to the meeting.
  2. Nomination and election of Alternate Delegate at opening session of the Business Meeting Thursday, September 18, 2014: (a) each candidate nominated must be present and accept the nomination; (b) if multiple nominations, each nominee will give a two minute speech followed by voting by ballot and (c) if only one nominee, candidate wins by acclimation.
  3. If multiple candidates, election results will be announced prior to the end of the opening session.

If you have questions regarding this position, contact Bonnie Anderson at

Click HERE for a listing of current candidates and to vote (member access required).