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The name, address and membership
number of the sponsor MUST be
indicated on each sheet of the petition.
The name of the person circulating
the petition sheet, if different from
the sponsor, whether the sponsor be
an individual or organizational member,
should be indicated on each sheet.
Petitions MUST bear the
membership identification numbers,
names, addresses (street, city, state, zip
code), signatures and date of signing of
no less than six hundred fifty-three (653)
members eligible to vote. (Members
eligible to vote are Lifetime members
and annual members with five or more
consecutive years of membership.) ANY
SIGNATURES OBTAINED BEFORE
THE PROSPECTIVE NOMINEE IS
QUALIFIED TO HOLD OFFICE WILL
BE RULED INVALID.
NOTE: SIGNATURES WITHOUT
MEMBERSHIP IDENTIFICATION
NUMBERS WILL BE INVALID. IF THE
NUMBER IS NOT INDICATED ON THE
MEMBER'S IDENTIFICATION CARD,
HE/SHE MAY: (a) copy the identification
number from their NRA magazine label
or (b) obtain it by calling NRA's toll free
number (800) 672-3888. When calling,
it is important to give the last name,
address and zip code as it is carried on
the NRA membership record (including
designations such as "Jr.," "Sr.," etc.)
in order to obtain the proper identification number. Nominees and sponsors
may call the toll free number to obtain
membership identification numbers for
those who do not include them on the
signed petition. Staff is only permitted
to give identification numbers, and may
not indicate voting status.
Not more than five petition
nominees shall be from any one
state during any one year. If more than
five are submitted, the five with the
greatest number of valid signatures
will be nominated.
The Secretary will determine the
validity of all petitions received
and the eligibility of all signatories.
If a petition is determined to
be invalid, the Secretary must
immediately notify the proposed
nominee and the sponsor stating the
reason for the ruling. The petitioner
may appeal the ruling to the Nominating Committee within 14 days.
If the appeal is denied, the
petitioner may appeal to the
Board of Directors, who will act at
their next meeting. If the board rules
the petition valid, the proposed
nominee will be declared a nominee
for the next election.

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he NRA Board of Directors consists of 75 NRA members elected by mail
ballot by the membership of the Association entitled to vote and one
member elected on the occasion of the Annual Meeting of Members. The right
to hold the office of Director is limited to NRA Lifetime members who have
attained the age of 18 years and are citizens of the United States. Directors are
elected for a term of three years, with the exception of the Director elected
on the occasion of the Annual Meeting of Members who serves for a one-year
term. The term of office of one-third of the Board expires each year.
The Board of Directors has general charge of the affairs and property
of the Association and formulates and establishes the broad policies and
programs under which the Association operates.
In past years, the Nominating Committee has taken several factors into
consideration concerning those recommended for election to the Board.
The Committee has felt that nominees should be persons well-known and
respected in their communities, with broad experience and background in
the affairs of the Association, and with the time necessary to devote to NRA
activities. While these factors are not requirements, they may help in the
selection of those recommended for nomination to the Board.

2017-2018 NOMINATING COMMITTEE

The members of the Nominating Committee elected by the Board are as
follows: Dave Butz, Swansea, IL; Charles L. Cotton, Friendswood, TX; Niger
Innis, North Las Vegas, NV; Curtis S. Jenkins, Forsyth, GA; Lance Olson,
Marengo, IA; Kayne B. Robinson, Marengo, IA; Barbara Rumpel, Winter Park,
FL; Robert A. Unkovic, Greensburg, PA; and Dwight D. Van Horn, Hayden, ID.

Election Procedures

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The names of those selected by
the Nominating Committee and of
those nominated by petition, together
with short biographical sketches, will
be published in the February 2018
Official Journals.
A ballot will be mailed to each
member eligible to vote. It will

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contain the list of names proposed
by the Nominating Committee and
those nominated by petition and, in
addition, provide five blank spaces for
write-in candidates.
The ballot, properly executed,
must be returned by the date
indicated on the ballot.

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Mail this form to reach NRA by Aug. 6, 2017

Additional copies of this form are available upon request by sending a selfaddressed, stamped envelope to NRA Headquarters. If you do not want to cut this
form out of the magazine, send in a letter or postcard with the same information.
Mail to:
NRA Nominating Committee
11250 Waples Mill Road * Fairfax, VA 22030
I recommend the following individual for consideration as a nominee for election
to the NRA Board of Directors in 2018.
Nominee Name ___________________________________________________________
Membership Identification Number _______________________________Age_______
Address __________________________________________________________________
City __________________________ State_________________ Zip Code ____________
Recommended by:
Your Name _______________________________________________________________
Your Complete Address ____________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________
Your Membership Identification Number __________________________________________
To submit online go to: www.nrapublications.org/nomination


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