Board of Directors voting open now

August 28, 2018 11:30

Voting is now open for the ’18-’19 RTDNA Board of Directors. Seats are open on the board for one Chair-Elect, 7 Regional Directors, and two Directors-at-Large.

The Chair-Elect position is a one year term, after which the Chair-Elect becomes the RTDNA Chair for one year, then serves for one year as RTDNF Chair.

Regional Directors represent members in their geographic regions. Directors-at-Large represent the membership as a whole. Director positions are two-year roles.

Regions with open Regional Director seats
 
Online voting is open Tuesday, August 28 through 10am EDT on Saturday, September 29. Additional candidates may be nominated during the Excellence in Journalism opening business session on Thursday, September 27; however, votes cast prior to that time may not be changed.

Election results are announced at the closing business session of the Excellence in Journalism conference at 1:30pm EDT on Saturday. September 29.

Eligible voters are current, dues-paid members of RTDNA in the TV News Director/Manager, Radio News Director/Manager, TV News Staff, Radio News Staff, Online News Professional, New Professional, Educator or Retired membership categories.

Qualified non-members who join during the voting period become eligible to vote.

The Board of Directors shapes RTDNA’s and the industry’s future by setting priorities, guiding training initiatives and responding to threats to press freedom.

Meet the candidates for this year’s open seats here.