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It’s election time for the SPJ Digital & Freelance Communities!

It's election time for the SPJ Freelance & Digital Communities.Now in full swing since the summer, our SPJ Digital and Freelance Communities are ready to hold elections for community officers and leaders. Here’s how the elections will work:

  1. Nominations for community leaders are open Dec. 1 – 31, 2014. Nominees must be SPJ members and members of the Freelance or Digital Community to be considered, but you can join at any time. To join SPJ, click here. To join the Freelance Community, click here. To join the Digital Community, click here. {Note: To join the communities, you need to be logged into your SPJ account.}
  1. It's election time for the SPJ Freelance & Digital Communities.Nominations are free form, so be creative with your nomination. Tell us why you are passionate about SPJ and your favorite community. Show us your personality and tell us why you are the perfect fit for a leadership role. To nominate yourself for the Freelance Community, click here. To nominate yourself for the Digital Community, click here.
  1. Each nominations page has a list of the open positions and the responsibilities that go along with them. If you have questions about the Freelance positions, contact Michael Fitzgerald, acting chair. If you have questions about the Digital positions, contact Alex Veeneman, acting chair.
  1. Complete the required fields on the nominations form, upload any supporting files (e.g., videos, photos, documents) and click Upload Files.
  1. After Dec. 31, we will confirm the membership status of the nominees and open the voting process by Jan. 7, 2015.
  1. Members of each community will receive a voting link and will have two weeks to vote. Only community members are eligible to vote.
  1. Results will be announced the week of Jan. 19.
  1. Elected officers/leaders will begin their terms Feb. 1 and the term will extend through Sept. 20, the last day of EIJ15.
  1. Future terms will be one year, and election cycles will run from convention to convention.

If you have any questions about this process, please contact me or our new community coordinator Alex Veeneman. If you have questions about your membership status in SPJ or the communities, contact Linda Hall.

These community roles are important to the success of the communities, and we need enthusiastic, proactive volunteers to lead the charge. If you are interested in nominating yourself or another SPJ member for a leadership role in one of our SPJ communities, submit your nomination by Dec. 31. Thank you!

 

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