According to Article IV, Section 2[a] of the MSCA Constitution, November 1, 2019 is the date after which interested parties may secure nomination papers for any MSCA Office. Requests for nomination papers should be submitted to the MSCA Nominations and Elections Supervisor stating the Office to be sought. The Supervisor is the Chair of the MSCA Elections Committee. This year, the Supervisor is Sarah Mabrouk, Professor of Mathematics at Framingham State University.
Sarah can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2020 Election Calendar – Approved by the MSCA Board of Directors on October 4, 2019
2020 Election Rules – Approved by the MSCA Board of Directors on October 4, 2019
Certified Candidates – Presented to the MSCA Board of Directors on February 7, 2020
- Office of President
Christopher J. O’Donnell
- Office of Vice President
- Office of Secretary (names listed in ballot-order determined by lottery mandated by MSCA Constitution; lottery held February 21, 2020)
Candidate Statements – Approved by all certified candidates as of February 20, 2020
Requesting Nomination Papers:
Per Article IV, Section 2[a] of the MSCA Constitution, “an eligible member shall be required to obtain nomination papers by a request to the MSCA Nominations & Elections Supervisor stating the Office to be sought. The Nominations & Elections Supervisor shall enter the name of the eligible member and the Office to be sought on the nomination papers and deliver them to the eligible member within two weeks. No person shall be a candidate for more than one office.”
Requests for nomination papers shall include the following:
(i) the name of the candidate as it should appear on the ballot,
(ii) the Office to be sought,
(iii) the email address to which a file containing nomination papers should be sent, and
(iv) the MSCA Chapter for which the candidate is a member.
Submitting Nomination Papers:
Per the Spring 2020 MSCA Election Calendar approved by the MSCA Board of Directors on October 4, 2019, candidates must file nomination papers by January 17, 2020, and per Article IV, Section 2[b] of the MSCA Constitution, the signatures must be sent to the Nominations and Elections Supervisor so that they are “received prior to 5:00 PM on this date”. In addition, per Article IV, Section 2[b] of the MSCA Constitution, “in order to be certified as a candidate for Office, an eligible member shall be required to obtain at least forty signatures of members in good standing; no more than fifteen shall be counted from a single Chapter.”
Information about the 2018 MSCA Officer Election can be accessed on the 2018 MSCA Officer Election page, and information about the 2016 MSCA Officer Election can be accessed on the 2016 MSCA Officer Election page.
Duties of the MSCA Officers, last revised by the MSCA Board of Directors on November 2, 2007: