Candidate Information Page Template

Once you have gathered information from all of the candidates running in your section election, you will need to add the statements to your section microsite. 

Login to the SAA website and navigate to your section's microsite. You will see an editing menu in the right sidebar; click "Add News Item" and begin building your section's election page! 

We recommend using the following template for organizing candidate statements: 


 

2019 Election: Candidate Statements

 

Thank you to all of our excellent candidates for standing in the 2019 [SECTION NAME] election. Please take some time to review their candidate statements and get to know them so you can make an informed choice.

You will be voting for:

  • One Vice Chair/Chair-Elect (or Co-chair), for a two-year term; and
  • [#] Steering Committee members (three-year terms). 
  • [If applicable, list all other positions accordinly.]

[If applicable, add the following for standign rules revisions.]
We are also voting on an edit to our Section standing rules, as detailed below. The proposed revisions reflect the need to for a more robust communication structure for [SECTION NAME] so that we are able to more effectively communicate with the section membership. 

Ballots will be managed by SAA staff through Survey Monkey; keep an eye on your inbox for when the ballot opens! 

Vice Chair/Chair-Elect Candidates

The following candidates are running for the Vice Chair/Chair-Elect (or Co-chair) position:

[Headshot Image*]
Candidate Name
Job Title, Institution

[Bio Information and candidate statement paragraph(s).]

 

[Headshot Image*]
Candidate Name
Job Title, Institution

[Bio Information and candidate statement paragraph(s).]

Steering Committee Member Candidates

The following candidates are running for the section steering committee:

[Headshot Image*]
Candidate Name
Job Title, Institution

[Bio Information and candidate statement paragraph(s).]

 

[Headshot Image]
Candidate Name
Job Title, Institution

[Bio Information and candidate statement paragraph(s).]

*Including a headshot on the candidate information page is optional. Each section steering committee should decide if they would like to include this in their election. High resolution images are recommended to ensure the image uploads to the website clearly.

Standing Rules Revisions

[If applicable, insert information about proposed standing rules revisions. Include a brief summary of the the revisions and why they are being proposed, and provide a .pdf document of the revised standing rules, with additions marked with underlining and deletions marked with strike-throughs.]