WHEREAS, the Board of Directors (the board) of the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) holds elections for National Officers annually; and
WHEREAS, in any election it is important for voters to make informed and deliberated decisions; and
WHEREAS, the current wording of NPPA’s Policies and Procedures document is unclear regarding the nomination process for such elections;
Be it RESOLVED, paragraph 2 of “Election of National Officers” in NPPA’s Policies and Procedures shall be rewritten to read:
Nominations for National Officers shall be accepted in writing by the Past President for thirty (30) days preceding the election until the time of the election. Nominations may come from members of the Board of Directors, or any life, professional or student NPPA member who has been in good standing for at least one year.
Be it RESOLVED, paragraph 3 of “Election of National Officers” in NPPA’s Policies and Procedures shall be amended to include:
At least 30 minutes must be reserved in the agenda for conducting the national officers election.