Each member of the ACBL in good standing who is at least 18 years of age desiring to be a candidate for Regional Director or Board of Governors Representative must file a written declaration of candidacy with the Director of Elections prior to June 1, 2021. The declaration must be received by the Director of Elections no later than 5 p.m. Central Daylight Time on May 31, 2021 (declarations postmarked prior to June 1 but received after May 31 willnot be considered as received on time).
Delivery may be by mail, hand delivery or email to ACBL Director of Elections, PO box 289, Horn Lake, MS 38637-0289 or email@example.com.
As you are aware, the position of District Director has been changed to Regional Director. Regions 1 (D1 and D2), 6 (D7), 9 (D15 and D16) and 13 (D18 and D19) will elect a Regional Director for a three-year term. Regions 2 (D24 and D25), 4 (D5 and D6), 5 (D12, D13 and D14) and 11 (D22 and D23) will elect a Regional Director for a four-year term.
The positions of First Alternate Director and Second Alternate Director have been eliminated, and no elections will be held for those positions.
The Representatives to the Board of Governors from Districts 6, 9, 10, 11 12, 17, 20 and 24 will be elected for a three-year term.
If you wish to encourage anyone to run for these positions, they will need to notify the Director of Elections by the dates above.
The term for all positions begins Jan. 1, 2022. For further information, see the March and/or April Bridge Bulletin.
Director of Elections