Now is the Time to Vote for the Board of Directors

Now is the Time to Vote for the Board of Directors

February 19, 2024 By ACES Staff ACES News

Are you an ACES member in good standing? 

Vote today for the candidates of your choice for the 2024 Board of Directors. 

Full, corporate associate, and student members who are current in their dues are eligible to vote. 

ACES thrives by virtue of the voluntary efforts of its members, which number over 5,000. That includes Board members, committee members, conference volunteers — and you. 

What does the Board do?

The ACES Board of Directors is made up of ACES members who are willing to spend a few hours a week in service to the organization.

More information about the Board's specific responsibilities can be found in the ACES Bylaws

What is are some recent examples? 

Over the last couple of years the ACES Board has established a series of committees that tackle specific topics by creating initiatives and working closely with staff to make them happen. The committees are central to the Board's 2022-2024 strategic plan. 

Among recent committee accomplishments: 

In addition to these contributions, committees provide a path toward increasing ACES leadership — several committee members have won election to the Board. 

What else does the Board do?

What positions are on the 2024 ballot?

View the election web page for specific information each candidate has provided about their qualifications, what they can offer ACES, and their ideas for the future of the organization. Also included is their biographical information and photos.  

The ballot closes at midnight on February 26, 2024. Election results will be announced on March 4, 2024. 

Make your voice be heard. 

2024 Election Central

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