Elections

Notice

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The ASTSWMO Annual Meeting will be held October 25 – 26, 2018 in Bethesda, MD at the Bethesda Hyatt Hotel. The 2018 election of ASTSWMO’s Vice-President and Secretary-Treasurer will occur during ASTSWMO’s Annual Meeting.  Elections are governed by ASTSWMO’s Bylaws, which specify that the designated Voting Representative from each State and Territory (State) will vote on behalf of their State.

The election for these positions will be conducted during the Annual Business Meeting to be held at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Thursday, October 25, 2018. The Vice-President will hold office for a one-year term and then assume the Presidency the following year, followed by one-year as Past-President, for a total term of three years. The Secretary-Treasurer will hold office for two years.

The candidates will have an opportunity to give brief remarks during the meeting before the vote. Ballots will be collected until the end of the first break on Thursday morning. The Past-Presidents of the Nominating Committee in attendance will count the ballots and the results will be announced at the conclusion of the morning plenary sessions on Thursday, October 25, 2018.

Candidates

Vice-President

Luke Esch (WY) – Read Bio
Conchita Taitano (GU) – Read Bio

Secretary-Treasurer

Sandeep Burman (MN) – Read Bio

Tim Ratsep (DE) – Read Bio

Voting

Sample Ballot
Proxy Designation Letter
Each State and Territory assigns 1 member as a Voting Member who shall be entitled to only one vote when the Membership of the Association conducts business. Member votes shall be cast by the Voting Representative or an individual officially designated by proxy for the Voting Representative. Such designation shall be submitted in writing by the Voting Representative to the President prior to the vote. Find a full list of Voting Members here.