Nominations Sought for National Offices
American Welding Society (AWS) members who wish to nominate candidates for President, Vice President, and Director-at-Large on the AWS Board of Directors for the term starting Jan. 1, 2021, may either
- Send their nominations electronically by Sept. 30, 2019, to Chelsea L. Steel at firstname.lastname@example.org, c/o Dale A. Flood, chairman, National Nominating Committee, or
- Present their nominations in person at the open session of the National Nominating Committee meeting scheduled for 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, at the McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago, Ill., during the 2019 FABTECH Show.
Nominations must be accompanied by biographical material on each candidate, including a written statement by the candidate as to his or her willingness and ability to serve if nominated and elected, letters of support, and a 5- × 7-in. head-and-shoulders color photograph.
Note: Persons who present nominations at FABTECH must provide 20 copies of biographical materials and written statements.
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