Pursuant to Article VI, Section 2 of the APFA Constitution, Notifications of WILLINGNESS-TO-SERVE are now being accepted for the Base Representative position of BASE VICE PRESIDENT for the following base, SFO. A complete list of duties for BASE VICE PRESIDENT can be found in the APFA CONSTITUTION ARTICLE III. SEC. 7.
This election is open to all members based in SFO in good standing. Each candidate must be a member in good standing by 1000 CT, MAY 5, 2022. Any member in good standing may self-nominate her/himself or may nominate another member. Candidates not self-nominated will be contacted by the National Ballot Committee to confirm their Willingness-to-Serve. Withdrawals must be made within three (3) days after the Willingness-to-Serve due date.
To be able to vote, each APFA member must be a member in good standing (no more than sixty (60) days in dues arrears) no later than five (5) days prior to the date the votes are counted (“balloting date”). The balloting date is JUNE 22, 2022, therefore you must be in good standing by JUNE 17, 2022. A member will also be eligible to vote if he or she is on an official APFA payment plan that was executed at least thirty (30) days prior to the balloting date by MAY 23, 2022, for the election.
Willingness-to-Serve Notifications must be electronically submitted by 1000 CT, MAY 5, 2021. Ballots will be mailed MAY 23, 2022. Ballots must be mailed back and received by 1000 CT, JUNE 22, 2022.
The elected SFO BASE Vice President will assume office on JULY 1, 2022 for a 9-month term ending MARCH 31, 2023.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR WILLINGNESS-TO-SERVE
Any active member in good standing may self-nominate her/himself or may nominate another member.
The Willingness-To-Serve (WTS) form is now Electronic. APFA will not accept paper Willingness-To-Serves. The only acceptable form is the electronic form found on the APFA website. There is a signature line at the end of the form that you will need to sign electronically. There are instructions on how to sign the form on the WTS. Once you have completed the form, you will click the submit button. You will receive a notice that your WTS has been submitted and a copy sent to your email address you provided along with an Entry ID#. You need only submit your WTS one (1) time, but if you submit more than (1), for any reason, only the last submission received will be used. Each candidate’s information will be reprinted with a consistent format, and no graphics will be included. All candidate’s information is optional, including personal statements and references. There will be no corrections made to spelling, punctuation, grammar, capitalization, intent or content. If limitations are exceeded, personal statements will be cut off at the limit and biographical information will be brought into compliance by deleting the oldest items. You will not be provided an opportunity to make revisions to the candidate booklets provided to the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee.
If you are nominating someone, we ask that you fill out any/all sections of the WTS including references, personal statements and biographical information as all of this will be included in the electronic candidate booklet. The individual you are nominating will not have the opportunity to fill these sections out after the WTS is received.
It is your responsibility to inform references that their names will appear on the Willingness-to-Serve that is sent to all members of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee.