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2015 Advisory Board Elections

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In 2015, NASPA will hold an election to replace three members of its Advisory Board (AB). For additional details about serving on the Advisory Board, see the official election announcement

Electoral Districts

This year’s election will elect members in:

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


An electoral candidate 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.
  • 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 brief statement describing their qualifications, background, platform, and any other information that might be of use to voters, for posting to this webpage.

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.

“Good Standing”

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


US West

  • Sandy Nang

US South

At Large


Voting will take place from June 1 – June 30 inclusive, Eastern time. Votes will be accepted by paper or electronically. Each voter is entitled to vote for one candidate.

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.

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