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2024 Advisory Board Elections

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In 2024, NASPA planned to hold an election for three members of its Advisory Board (AB).

The composition of the AB over the years under NASPA is available at this website.

Election Results

There were no contested seats after the nomination process so an election was not needed.

See the NASPA News for full results of the election.

Electoral Districts

This year’s election will choose members in:

  • At Large
  • US South: AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV
  • US West: AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY


At Large

Candidate Candidate Statement
Josh Greenway

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As a longstanding member of our amazing Scrabble family, I've dedicated myself to advancing our game and building a stronger, more inclusive community. Since 2015, I've had the honor of representing players on the Advisory Board and various committees, advocating for our shared interests and addressing diverse concerns.

During my tenure, I've spearheaded initiatives to broaden competitive Scrabble's reach through engaging social media campaigns and captivating live streaming content. I've introduced innovative tournament experiences with unique formats, creating memorable events that unite players of all levels.

Furthermore, I've forged valuable partnerships and collaborations to enhance the overall experience for Scrabble enthusiasts worldwide. My work aims to grow the Scrabble community and make it more rewarding and enjoyable for everyone.

The journey is far from over. I'm committed to continuing this progress and pushing the boundaries of what Scrabble can achieve. I humbly ask for your support once again.

Please cast your vote for me today and join me in shaping the next chapter of our beloved game. Together, we can build a brighter Scrabble future for generations to come.

Thank you for your trust and support.

US South

US West


Voting will take place from June 1–30 inclusive, Eastern Time. Votes will be accepted by paper or electronically. Any current NASPA member can vote for (at most) one candidate for each of the four contested seats, regardless of the region of residency.

Paper votes may be sent to NASPA by postal mail and must arrive during the voting period to be accepted. Paper votes are not anonymous and must identify the voter and their vote.

Electronic votes should be made through the Member Services link at the NASPA website. Electronic votes will be anonymous, except inasmuch as a skilled person with access to the NASPA server could eventually reconstruct voting information.

The winner of each election will be determined by plurality. If an election ends in a tie, a lottery or coin toss will be used to break the tie.

Winners will be announced at the beginning of July, as soon as the votes are tabulated.

Any disputes about the elections process will be decided by the AB, excluding those members running for reelection.


Electoral candidates must meet all of the following criteria:

  • They must be a NASPA member in good standing.
  • They must accept the nomination during the nomination period of May 1–31, 2024.
  • They must be at least 21 years of age.
  • They must be prepared to comply with the obligations of NASPA committee members.
  • They must submit a platform statement.

They do not need to be a certified director, have a high tournament rating or serve on another committee, but neither do these qualifications exclude them. Incumbent members may stand for reelection.

Nomination Process

Nominations will take place from May 1–31 inclusive, Eastern Time.

To nominate yourself, send your name and platform statement to info@scrabbleplayers.org.

To nominate someone else, send the candidate's name to info@scrabbleplayers.org. Nominated candidates will be contacted and asked if they agree to run. If so, they will be asked to send their platform statements.

Platform Statement

A platform statement is a brief statement that describes a candidate's qualifications, background, platform, and any other information that might be of use to voters, for posting to this webpage.

You can view the platform statements of previous candidates here.

“Good Standing”

For the purposes of this election, a NASPA member is considered to be in good standing if:

Background Information

The AB acts as a liaison between the membership and the Executive Committee (EC), helps the EC decide matters of policy, and adjudicates appeals on decisions made by other committees.

AB members should possess:

  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to work well in a group situation
  • A willingness to make tough decisions on sensitive or controversial issues

AB members serve a 2-year term. The upcoming term runs from the 2024 Scrbble Players Championship (SPC) to the 2026 SPC.

Most AB business is conducted during monthly conference calls and over email in which AB members are expected to participate. Also, many AB members take on additional projects.