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NLB Candidacy & Election

2017 Call for Candidates & Election

The AHDI Nominating Committee has announced a call for candidates for the 2017 National Leadership Board election. The following are the positions that will be elected for a 3-year term from September 1, 2017 - August 31, 2020.

  • One (1) At-Large Director position
  • One (1) District 2 Director position
  • One (1) District 4 Director position
  • One (1) District 6 Director position

Not sure which district you are in? View the district map here. If you are interested in receiving a candidacy packet, know a member you would like to nominate, or simply have questions, please submit a contact form.


Nominating/Election Timeline for Board Candidates*

 Date Details
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Deadline to request a candidacy packet
Thursday, March 23, 2017 Completed candidacy packets DUE
End of March 2017
Candidate interviews and selection process
Beginning of April 2017

Final ballot announced and campaigning begins

Mid to end of April 2017
AHDI hosts "Get to Know the Candidates" webinars
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Beginning of June 2017
New Directors announced
July 13-15, 2017
New Directors to attend 2017 conference in San Antonio, TX

*Schedule subject to change



NLB Election Process

The election for the National Leadership Board takes place on an annual basis. The National Leadership Board consists of 12 to 14 At-Large and District Directors with staggered three-year terms running September 1 to August 31. A call for candidates announcement will be sent to voting members with an outline of the election timeline each year. A candidacy packet can be requested by contacting:


Wendy Carriegan, COO
800-982-2182 x2449


Once the candidacy packet has been submitted, the packet is then sent to the Nominating Committee for review. The Nominating Committee will conduct a webinar interview with all individuals who have completed and returned the candidacy packet. Based on criteria set forth in the AHDI Bylaws and the Nominating Committee policies and procedures, candidates whose names will appear on the ballot will be selected by the Nominating Committee.


To find out more about the position of AHDI Director, download the following job description.


National Leadership Board Director (At-Large & District) Job Description


Qualifications for Candidacy

Membership/Leadership Requirements


At-Large & District Director

  • Must be an Individual Professional member of AHDI in good standing for at least one year immediately preceding candidacy.
  • District Director candidates must run in the district where they legally reside and will be elected by the membership therein. (See "District Map")


View the current National Leadership Board roster.

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