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2014 Officials Committee Officer Nomination and Election Info

What Positions are up for Election in 2014?

Three (3) full-term positions are up for election in 2014 according to the normal election cycle prescribed in the NOC Operating Procedures/Bylaws. There are no special elections to be held at this time. The available positions are:

  • Treasurer
  • Vice Chair - Awards
  • Vice Chair - Certification

If you would like to learn more about the duties of the positions listed above, please read Section 6 of the NOC Operating Procedures/Bylaws (linked above) or contact the person who currently holds that position.

Who is Eligible to Run?

Per the NOC Operating Procedures, any individual who is a current certified official, a current member of USATF and a current member of the National Officials Committee of USA Track & Field is eligible to run. According to Section 4 of the NOC Bylaws, the following are members of the USATF Officials Committee:

  • Officials Committee Officers
  • Association Certification Chairs (or their designee)
  • One (1) designee from each Standing Sports Committee
  • Presidential Appointments - Four (4) at-large members appointed by the President of USATF
  • Athletes - Four (4) athlete members appointed by the Athlete's Advisory Committee
  • At-Large Members - Three (3) at-large members elected to a four (4) year term by the members of the Officials Committee
  • All Committee and Subcommittee Chairs of the NOC whether appointed or elected
  • Additional Members - One (1) additional certified/USATF dues-paid member from each Association for each full one hundred (100) officials up to a maximum of five (5)
  • One (1) representative named from the Disabled Athletes Committee
  • One (1) representative named from the Associations Committee

How to submit a Nomination

Fill out and submit the 2014 USATF NOC Nomination Form, or create a similar form and follow the same submission procedures listed at the bottom of the original form.

When are Nominations Due?

Nomination forms must be postmarked by October 20, 2014. In addition, nominations may be made from the floor of the Officials Committee General Session at the 2014 USATF Convention in Anaheim, CA.

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