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Notice of Illinois APCO Chapter Officer Elections
Notice of Election 
 
Notice is hereby given that the Illinois Chapter of APCO International will hold its annual election for the following positions for the 2017 - 2018 term.

President
1st Vice President
2nd Vice President
Executive Council Representative
Directors - 2 positions


Obtain a copy of the required resume form here: Resume form(pdf) Resume form (MS Word) 
 
Important dates:

Chapter meeting: Sunday, November 6th, 2016 @ 1530 hours
Crown Plaza Hotel, Plaza A, Springfield, IL
Last opportunity for nominations from the floor

Electronic voting begins Monday, November 24th, 2016 and ends on , December 14th, 2016 at 1700 hours 

Chapter meeting: Thursday, December 15th, 2016 @ 11:00 hours
William Tell Holiday Inn, Terrace Room
6201 Joliet Road, Countryside, IL 60525
Announcement of election results

Important information:

Completed resume forms must be sent prior to October 21st, 2016:

Michael O'Connor, Past President     AND                         Ed Milam, Chapter Secretary
Libertyville Police Department                                                17547 Woodbrook Lane
                                                     Lockport, IL 60441
847-362-8310                                
                                                  708-417-7817

Member qualifications for Illinois APCO Executive Board positions are as follows as defined in the Chapters Bylaws:


Section 5 Candidates for Office

5.1 Candidates for President, First Vice-President or the Chapter's Representative to the Executive Council shall meet or exceed the minimum qualifications listed below:

5.1.1 Be a current Active category member of the Association in the Illinois Chapter.

5.1.2 Served two full terms as a voting member of the Illinois Chapter Executive Board in good standing prior to the election.

5.1.3 In the absence of candidates under this section, the Executive Board will declare an open election for office vacancies and the requirements in paragraph 5.1.2 will be waived.

5.2 Candidates for the offices of Second Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer or a Chapter Executive Board member shall meet or exceed the minimum qualifications listed below:

5.2.1 Been an APCO-International, Inc. member in good standing for a minimum of two full years; and

5.2.2 Been an Active category member of APCO International, Inc. for the immediate past year in the Illinois Chapter.

5.2.3 In the absence of candidates under this section, the Executive Board will declare an open election for office vacancies. The requirements in paragraph 5.2.2 will be waived and the candidates will only need to be an Active category member at the time of the election.

The annual election nominations are conducted under the guidelines as specified in the Illinois Chapter Policy Manual as listed below: 
 
ARTICLE IV: EXECUTIVE BOARD
SECTION 4.3: NOMINATION PROCEDURES

PURPOSE
To establish a procedure for nominating Chapter members for election to the Illinois APCO Executive Board 
 
AUTHORITY
Nominations of candidates for the Executive Board are authorized by Article IV, Section 4.2 of the Chapter's Bylaws.

POLICY 
1.The Nominations Committee shall evaluate the qualifications of each candidate and shall certify compliance with these requirements to the Quorum.

2.Nominations shall be taken from the floor at a business meeting preceding the annual election.

2.1The Nominating Committee chairperson shall ask for nominations from the floor for each office scheduled for election.

2.2The Nominating Committee chairperson shall ask three consecutive times for nominations for each office scheduled for election prior to closing the nominations for each office.