AAUW National Election

Will Your Name Be on the 2017 AAUW Ballot?

If you’ve never considered running for the AAUW Board of Directors, you should!
And now’s the time to start preparing.

What’s it take?

  1. Some leadership experience inside or outside of AAUW. (Inside AAUW is very helpful!)
  2. A knowledge of AAUW’s programs and resources.
  3. Availability to travel to board meetings in Washington, D.C., a few times a year; state conventions as assigned; and the biennial convention.
  4. Participation in teleconference meetings such as board and committee calls, as well as with state presidents, as assigned.
  5. The desire to be part of changing the climate for women and girls everywhere!

You can help guide AAUW’s amazing work to empower women and girls. And if running isn’t right for you, encourage a friend.

Submit your application today!


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Here are the key dates for AAUW’s 2017 national election:

October 3, 2016 Comment period opens online for members to propose amendments to the AAUW Bylaws, suggest changes to the Public Policy Program, and propose resolutions
October 14, 2016 Deadline for candidate applications
December 5, 2016 Comment period closes
January 30, 2017 Candidate profiles posted to website
Early April 2017 Voter PINs e-mailed to members and mailed with the Spring AAUW Outlook; candidate slate, bylaws proposals, Public Policy Program proposals, and resolutions published in the Spring AAUW Outlook
April 3, 2017 Opening date to request paper ballot
April 14, 2017 Voting begins online
May 4, 2017 Deadline for AAUW to receive request for paper ballot
May 22, 2017 Deadline for mailing paper ballot; ballots must be postmarked by 11:59 p.m. to be counted
June 14–17, 2017 AAUW National Convention, Washington, D.C.
June 15, 2017 Online voting ends at 9 p.m. EDT
June 16, 2017 Election results announced online and at convention