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2013 Board of Directors Election Procedures

2014 Board of Directors' Election Procedures

This year 4 positions are open for election.  Three of those positions are elected by the Professional Vendor Member community, and one position is elected by Individual and Organizational members.

Election Procedures:  

According to the current Association for Challenge Course Technology bylaws, any member of the association may nominate an individual, with that person’s permission, to serve on the Board of Directors, and any member may place his/her own name up for nomination for a position on the Board of Directors.

Individual and Organizational Nominations:

A candidate must be an Individual or Organizational member of ACCT and may not work for a Professional Vendor Member.  Candidates in this part of the election may not run for a seat elected by PVMs in the same election.  Anyone wishing to run for this Board seat must send in a nomination form to James Borishade by Friday, December 6, 2013.  The nomination form must be submitted electronically to elections@acctinfo.org and must include the following.   

Nomination Statements must include:

  •   Full Name and headshot photo
  •   Brief work history as related to the challenge course industry
  •   Previous volunteer experience (within and/or outside of ACCT)
  •   Qualifications
  •   Position statement including pressing issues, or hot topics you are passionate about in our industry

Here is the link for the nomination form:  2013-2014 Board of Directors' Nomination Form

Voting for a Board Member Elected by the Individual and Organizational Members

Voting for this position only will be conducted online prior to the conference.  A member may cast one vote.  Online voting will be available from December 16, 2013 until January 17, 2013.  Individual and Organizational Member voting will be completed electronically ONLY.  There will NOT be ballot election at the Annual General meeting.  Information about voting will be emailed to all ACCT members in good standing.

Accredited Professional Vendor Member (PVM) Nominations:

Candidates wishing to run for this position must fill out a nomination form, which includes a nomination statements (maximum of 400 words) must be submitted electronically to Micah Henderson, ACCT Board Vice Chair by December 6, 2013.  Candidates do not have to be affiliated with a PVM company but will be elected by PVMs. 

In accordance with the current ACCT bylaws, write-in nominations or candidates for positions voted on by PVMs shall be submitted to the Vice Chair no later than forty-eight (48) hours before the scheduled election to be held approximately 3:00pm on Thursday, January 30, 2014.

Nomination Statements should include:

  • Full Name and headshot photo
  • Brief work history as related to the challenge course industry
  • Previous volunteer experience (inside and/or outside ACCT)
  • Qualifications
  • Position statement including pressing issues, or hot topics you are passionate about in our industry

Last minute ballots will not be accepted. Elections will be held in person using a paper ballot during the Annual General Meeting on January 30, 2014.  Election results will be announced at the conference. For any additional information about submitting a nomination for an open seat on the ACCT Board of Directors, please contact Micah Henderson, ACCT Board Vice-Chair at micah@advexp.com.

Here is the link for the nomination form:  2013-2014 Board of Directors' Nomination Form


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