Equity Officer ratification vote and nomination period extension for open Chief Steward position

We are happy to announce that Prof. Livy Visano has been nominated as YUFA Equity officer for a term starting immediately upon ratification and ending on May 31, 2024 (statement can be read here).

As per YUFA's constitution and bylaws, a ratification vote will be held starting this Thursday, February 16, 2023, at 12:00pm until Monday, February 27, 2023, at 12:00pm. Voting instructions will be made on or before February 16.

Please note that nominations are still being accepted for the position of YUFA Chief Steward (1 of 2 positions). The term of office begins June 1, 2023 and ends on May 31, 2025. Read more about the position here.

Candidates for election as Officers of the Association shall submit written statements of their qualifications, goals, and interest in serving. Where two or more candidates stand for an Officer position, an option to reject all candidates shall be placed on the ballots. Where only one candidate is nominated for an Officer position, a ratification ballot shall be conducted. Candidates’ statements shall be circulated with the electronic ballot information.

YUFA members who wish to nominate colleagues (with their consent), or who are themselves willing to serve for the Chief Steward position, should submit their statements to the Association by email ([email protected]). Please use the subject line: Officer Nomination.

The deadline to submit nominations is Monday, February 27, 2023, at 12:00 p.m.

The anticipated voting period would begin Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at noon (12:00 pm) and would end Wednesday, March 15, 2023, at noon (12:00 p.m.). The results will be announced shortly after the voting period ends.