The Nominating Committee is preparing a ballot for the 2018 annual ASA elections. Members of the American Studies Association are invited to submit recommendations for elected positions. Letters suggesting or recommending a candidate should relate the member’s experience to the association’s work and his or her vitae.
The following positions will appear on the 2018 election ballot: president-elect (1 position), councilor (4 positions), and nominating committee member (2 positions).
Please submit your recommendations no later than October 1, 2017, to the Nominating Committee:
Chair: Ramón H. Rivera-Servera, Northwestern University
Mishuana Goeman, University of California, Los Angeles
Karen Leong, Arizona State University
Ernesto Javier Martínez, University of Oregon
C. Riley Snorton, Cornell University
Sandra Ruiz, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
The final slate must provide representation of the diversity of the Association’s membership. Those nominated must be current members of ASA in order to serve. All persons elected serve three-year terms and will take office on July 1, 2018.
Nominations may also be made by petitions carrying in each case the signatures of at least twenty-five members of the association in good standing and indicating in each case the particular vacancy for which the nomination is intended. The Chair of the Nominating Committee must receive nominations by petition no later than October 1st. The Chair shall ascertain that all candidates nominated by the committee or by petition have consented to stand for election.