Pursuant to the LJCPA bylaws,
the LJCPA Board consists of 18 Trustees elected by the
Members of the LJCPA.
Trustees serve for fixed terms of 3 years for no more than six consecutive years.
The bylaws provide for exceptions to term limits if there are not enough
candidates announced to fill the available vacant seats.
Annual elections to fill 1/3rd of the seats are held on the day
of the regular March meeting.
As of November 2015, up for election in March 2016 are 6 seats
with 3-year terms and 1 vacant seat expiring 2018.
The top 6 vote-getters will be awarded full 3 year terms. The 7th top vote-getter will
fill the vacant seat expiring 2017.
To be eligible to run for a trustee
seat, candidates must be eligible by and including the regular February meeting,
must be a Member, and must have attended
3 of the LJCPA's meetings in the preceding 12-month period (March 2014
through February 2015, inclusive.)
or notify one of the seated trustees
if you are interested in running and be sure to review the
Pursuant to the LJCPA bylaws the annual
election will be held on March 3, 2016. The Election Committee will open the polls at 3:00 pm and
close the polls at 7:00 pm. Ballots will be counted. The tally
will be presented to the President who will certify and immediately
announce the results.
The election process will be as follows:
A special thanks to the volunteers staffing the polls and counting the ballots.
- Only Members will be allowed to vote.
If your membership expires 2/28/2016
you are not eligible to vote.
- Proxy voting is not allowed.
- No electioneering within 90 feet of polls.
- Must provide proof of identity.
- Write-in candidates must meet eligibility requirements.