Calling interested candidates! It’s time once again for MASA Executive Board elections. One Director seat is up for election this year, with a three-year term beginning on July 1, 2021.

According to the Association constitution, any active MASA member wishing to be on the ballot must file an official peti­tion with a minimum total of 30 signatures of active MASA members. The signatures shall include MASA members from at least three regions with no fewer than 10 signa­tures from each region. (An active MASA member may sign peti­tions for as many candidates as he/she choos­es.)

The deadline for the filing of petitions is the close of business on March 1, 2021.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all petitions will be e-filed this year. If you are interested in receiving a petition form, please email Chelsey Martinez at Information will be forwarded immediate­ly upon receipt of written request. Be sure to submit your request ASAP, as all petition signatures must be filed by March 1 at 5 p.m.

Additional Election Details

Each candidate whose filed petition meets the criteria listed above will receive an email from MASA shortly after March 1.

Fulfilling the requirements indicated above enables the candidate to be placed on the election ballot for consideration by the active MASA membership.

The election ballot shall be sent to all active members no later than May 1. The deadline for receipt of election ballots to the MASA office is 5 p.m. on May 15.

On or before June 1, the Executive Director shall officially certify and announce the results of the election. The member(s) who receives the larger number of votes on the final ballot shall be declared elected.