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Elections Information

NWSA Former Presidents (from left to right: Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Bonnie Thornton Dill, Yi-Chun Tricia Lin, and Vivien Ng)

2019 Elections Updated Timeline

  • September 1 at 3 PM CT: All nominations due.
  • September 11: All candidates must be current individual members.
  • September 11: All candidates must complete a candidate statement in order to be listed on the ballot. Only candidates with current individual membership and completed candidate statements will be listed on the electronic ballot.
  • October 1: Electronic ballots sent to members with current individual memberships as of 9/11/19 and a valid email address.
  • October 15: End of electronic voting.
  • October 25: Announcement of election results.
  • November: Positions begin at the Governing Council meeting held on the Sunday of the annual conference.

Governing Council Vacancies
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Treasurer (2019-2021)
Secretary (2019-2021)
Member at Large (2019-2021)
Member at Large (2019-2021)

For candidates who seek Governing Council positions, The NWSA Governing Council serves as the Board of Directors for the organization and meets twice annually: in April or June and November. NWSA provides limited travel support for those Governing Council Members without institutional travel support.

2019 Constituency Group Chair Vacancies
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  • Feminist Mothering Caucus
  • Graduate Student Caucus
  • Lesbian Caucus
  • Queer and Trans People of Color Caucus
  • South Asian Feminist Caucus
  • Transnational Feminisms Caucus
  • Trans/Gender Variant Caucus
  • Women of Color Caucus

Interest Groups
  • Contingent Faculty Interest Group
  • Disability Studies Interest Group
  • Distance Education Interest Group
  • Feminism and Activism Interest Group
  • Feminist Masculinities Interest Group
  • Feminist Spirituality Interest Group
  • Third Wave Feminisms Interest Group

Task Forces
  • Anti White Supremacy Task Force
  • International Task Force
  • Social Justice Education Task Force

Women’s Centers Committees