March 29, 2017

DA Spain Elections for 2017-18 Term and Call for Candidates

Democrats Abroad Spain’s 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place in Barcelona on Saturday, April 22.

During the meeting elections will be held for the Executive Committee offices of :
1) Chairperson
2) Vice-Chairperson
3) Secretary
4) Treasurer and
5) Counsel. 

All members are invited to run for office! Any DA Spain member in good standing is eligible to run. Details on the positions and their respective responsibilities are available via this link: DAS Offices. Please note that the deadline for nominations is April 5th.

According to Democratic Party regulations:
1) The term of office is two years.
2) No officer may serve for more than two consecutive terms in the same office.
3) The Chair and Vice Chair must be of opposite gender. If a male and a female run for the office of Chairperson, a procedure will be provided to assure that the Vice Chair is of the other gender.

We are accepting nominations and seconds for each office from today to April 5.
To submit a nomination for yourself or another person, please send an e-mail to [email protected] stating the name of the candidate and an optional candidate's statement (introducing the candidate, their background, why they are running and their goals for the 2 year term, etc. ). Please note all nominations must be seconded by another member, so if you do nominate yourself, please ask another member to send an e-mail to [email protected] stating that they endorse you as a candidate.

Should you have any questions, please contact the Election Committee at [email protected].