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Call for Nominations:
ATA Officers and Directors
The 2021 Nominating and Leadership Development Committee is

BECOME AN ATA
VOTING MEMBER!
Apply for Active
Membership Review

pleased to announce the call for nominations from ATA's membership
to fill the positions of president-elect, secretary, and treasurer
(each a two-year term), as well as three directors' positions
(each a three-year term). Elections will be held at the Annual Meeting
of Voting Members on Thursday, October 28, 2021 during ATA's
62nd Annual Conference in Minneapolis!

U

nder ATA's Bylaws,
all Active members
of ATA are eligible
to run for elected office.
Active members are those
who have passed an ATA
certification exam or who
are established as having
achieved professional
status through an Active
Membership Review (see
the sidebar for more
information on this
process), or through the
Credentialed Interpreter
program (http://bit.ly/
ATA-CI-designation).
Active members must be
citizens or permanent
residents of the U.S. Other
member categories are not
eligible to serve as officers
or directors. However, any
member may submit a
nomination. Members of the
Nominating and Leadership
Development Committee
are not eligible to run for
elected office.

www.ata-chronicle.online

2021 Nominating
Form Online
Members may make a
nomination using the
relevant forms online (www.
atanet.org/elections.php).
Nominations should be
submitted as early as possible
so that the Nominating and
Leadership Development
Committee can fully consider
proposed candidates. The
deadline is March 1, 2021.
Submit the form at the
elections page referenced
above, or email, mail, or fax
the completed form to:
David C. Rumsey
Chair, ATA Nominating
and Leadership
Development Committee
American Translators
Association
225 Reinekers Lane, Suite 590
Alexandria, VA 22314 USA
Fax: +1-703-683-6122
Email: Walter@atanet.org
If you plan to put names
forward for nomination,
please contact the potential
nominees first, explaining

your intention and the fact
that a nomination does
not guarantee a formal
invitation to run for office.
If a nomination is not put
forward by the Nominating
and Leadership Development
Committee to ATA's Board
of Directors, an individual
may still petition to be added
to the slate of candidates by
submitting the nomination
in writing along with the
signatures of at least 60
voting members endorsing
the nomination. The petitions
must be received by the
Nominating and Leadership
Development Committee
no later than 30 calendar
days after first publication
by the Board of Directors of
the names of the candidates
proposed by the committee.
All ATA officers and
directors serve on a volunteer
basis: please do not nominate
colleagues who express
serious concerns about
service, or who have
conflicting priorities.

Who is eligible
to become a
Voting member?
ATA Associate members
who can demonstrate that
they are professionally
engaged in translation,
interpreting, or closely
related fields may be eligible
for Voting membership.
The qualification process,
called Active Membership
Review, is free and online!
Why should I become
a Voting member?
Voting membership
opens doors to your
participation in the
Association-take
part in ATA elections,
volunteer for Division and
Committee roles, and
increase your professional
networking possibilities.
Check it out at
www.atanet.org/
membership/memb_
review_online.php.

American Translators Association

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