Sheila B Robinson on Rockin’ the 2016 AEA vote!

Hello AEA members! Sheila B. Robinson, aea365’s Lead Curator and sometimes Saturday contributor with an important message about the AEA elections. The 2017 ballot is now open for our 2017 President-elect, Treasurer, and Board Members-at-Large.

AEA member voting has been historically low. Let’s change that this year!

Hot Tip: Don’t recognize some of the names? Get to know your candidates and cast your vote! Candidate bios and photos are hyperlinked to their names on the ballot so you can familiarize yourself with their background, and their vision for AEA. These candidates are accomplished leaders not only in AEA but in their own fields as well. Do your due diligence and give them each a few minutes of your time to learn about what they have to offer our organization. They’ve worked  hard to get themselves on the ballot through a rigorous nomination process that involved a great deal of time and effort. Once you click your personalized link in the email (all ballots are anonymous) you’ll find the personal statements thoughtfully developed by each nominee to help you make informed selections.

Many of us consider AEA to be our professional home and leadership is important to who we are as an association and what we have the potential to become.

Rad Resources: Our 2017 nominees (in alphabetical order in each category):

Image credit: tzu kwan valino via Flickr
Image credit: tzu kwan valino via Flickr

Candidates for President (Select 1):

  • Leslie Goodyear
  • George Julnes

Candidates for Treasurer (Select 1):

  • Felicia Bohanon
  • Susan Tucker

Candidates for Member-at-Large (Select up to 3):

  • Moya Alfonso
  • Kara Crohn
  • Rita Fierro
  • Veronica Olazabal
  • Laura Peck
  • Deborah Rugg

Please check your recent email from AEA with information on the election and a link to your ballot. You may vote at any time between now and 11:59 PM Eastern Time on Thursday August 18. Reminder notices have been sent to those who have not yet cast their ballot.

Email or call the AEA office at any time with questions or concerns related to the ballot or any of your member benefits.

Get Involved: Play a role in this year’s election and make your voice heard. Let’s rock this vote!

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