Nominations are open through December 31, 2019 for the board positions listed below. Please see the LMEA Board of Directors – Job Description Manual for more information about the responsibilities connected with each position. All positions are two-year terms with the exception of President, which is a six-year term that includes two years as president-elect, two as president, and two as immediate past-president.
The positions to be elected this school year are:
- President (nominee must have previously held an elected board position)
- Band Division Chair
- Vocal Division Chair
- Orchestra Division Chair
- Jazz Division Chair
- Elementary Division Chair
- Collegiate Division Chair
- University-Research Chair
- Public Relations Chair
Also this year, there will be a special election for:
- District IX District Director
Nominations must be submitted to the Past-President to be placed on the ballot. For the 2020 election, contact Fran Hebert, LMEA Past-President, P.O. Box 61373, Lafayette, LA 70596 or email@example.com.
If there is more than one nomination for a position, an election will be held in early spring – usually in March. Information about the candidates will be posted the LMEA website, in the February Louisiana Musician, and in the spring Louisiana Connection Newsletter. Only current members are eligible to vote.
If there is only one nomination for a position, it will be recommended that the board accept that nomination by acclamation at the May board meeting.
All newly-elected officers begin their term during the May, 2020 meeting.