16th NASeA/ANMA Joint Convention

Announcement, News

Call for candidacy filling for NASeA election 2021

August 02, 2021 

NASeA Election Committee-2021 invites nominations from its members to serve as Officers of the Board for a two-year term beginning September 6, 2021. 

The nominations are for the following positions: 

·      President (1) 

·      Executive Vice President (1) 

·      Vice President (1) 

·      General Secretary (1) 

·      Joint Secretary (1) 

·      Treasurer (1) 

·      Board (Executive) Members (15) 

Interested members can either self-nominate or nominate other individuals who are dues paying members of NASeA as of July 7, 2021, including attendees at the 2021 ANMA/NASeA annual convention in Orlando, Florida with payment of the full registration fees, or who are life members of NASeA. Nominations must be received by the Election Committee by Monday, August 09, 2021, midnight EDT, for consideration. 

Nominations must be submitted by following the guidelines and procedures as described below. 

The nominee must:
1. Be a NASeA member in good standing.
2. Has attained the age of 18 years by the filing deadline.
3. Has been a NASeA member by July 7, 2021 (for at least sixty (60) days prior to election day).
4. Applies for post of President only: In addition to the above three requirements, he/she must have served as a Board officer for at least one term (2 years).


Nomination procedures: 

While submitting a nomination, the following procedures must be followed: 

1. One individual is eligible to compete for only one position.
2. A nominator can send a nomination for one or more positions.
3. The following information about the nominator must be provided:
a. Name:
b. Current mailing address:
c. Valid email address:
d. Verifiable phone number:
e. Member as of July 7, 2021: Yes or No

4. The position or positions being nominated must be clearly specified.

5. The following details for each nominee must be provided:
a. Position contesting or nominated:
b. Name:
c. Current mailing address:
d. Valid email address:
e. Verifiable phone number:
f. Member as of July 7, 2021: Yes or No 

6. A statement must be provided by the nominator that, to his/her best knowledge, the nominee is eligible for the position according to the nomination guidelines described above and in the bylaws.
7. Nomination must be submitted no later than August 09, 2021, midnight EDT.
8. Nomination must be submitted to the correct email address at: 

9. Only nominations sent to the e-mail address mentioned in #8 above will be considered by the Election Commission. Any email with questions or comments about the nomination process and election will not be entertained or replied. 

10. Preliminary candidate lists will be published on Tuesday August 10, 2021.  

11. Withdrawal deadline for Candidates from various posts: Saturday, August 14, 2021. 

12. Final list of contestants will be published: Tuesday, August 17, 2021 

For timetable and other information about membership, nomination process, and election, please visit NASeA website at https://naseaonline.org 


Gyanendra Gadal,

Chair, NASeA Election Commission 2021

Basu Phulara,

Member, NASeA Election Commission 2021

Ram Krishna Wagle,

Member, NASeA Election Commission 2021