Election Nominations Now Being Accepted
NABE is now accepting election petitions for the NABE 2015-16 Board of Directors. Members are invited to submit self-nominations or to nominate fellow members for the open positions. Nominating petitions are due March 16. Please visit the Elections page for further information.
Proposals to Amend NABE Bylaws
At the 2015 Midyear Meeting, NABE members will vote on proposals to amend the bylaws to clarify the process for electing a vice president of the organization if no one from the appropriate rotational category (local, state, or at-large) submits their name for election. Please read the proposals carefully. A vote on the proposals will take place on Thursday, February 5, 2015, at the NABE Luncheon and Business Meeting, 12:25 p.m. – 1:55 p.m., Americas D, Level 2, Hilton Americas, Houston, TX.
NABE 2014-15 Governmental Relations Section Council
Back row, left to right: Joe Molina, chair; Doug Struyk, member; Ashley Kelm, chair-elect; Todd Book, member; Shawn Holahan, treasurer; Josie Beets, member; Ken Goldsmith, ex officio
Governmental relations professionals from across the country gathered in New Orleans for the NABE Governmental Relations Section Workshop November 12-14. Registrants heard from representatives of the National Conference of State Legislatures, National Center for State Courts, and Uniform Law Commission, as well as section members providing perspectives on legislative trends in their home states. Professor Ed Chervernak of the University of New Orleans Survey Research Center provided a review of the November elections and what they portend for the future. While in New Orleans, the GR Section Council met to begin planning for next year’s workshop and to develop strategies for the section’s overall operations. Watch for information on the 2015 workshop in February.