Board Election

TIMETABLE

February 3, 2015

Nominations to be delivered to the membership. The slate of nominations recommended by the Nominating Committee shall be made available via the GARP website along with a brief biography of each individual nominated.

February 9, 2015

Petitions must be filed with the Association containing the appropriate number of signatures for individuals to nominate members for the Board. The Petitions must be filed on the form provided.

February 24 - March 2, 2015

Elections: From February 24 at 12:01AM (New York time) - March 2, 2015 at midnight, (New York time). Voting shall be conducted via the GARP website.

March 4, 2015

Results announced

 

GUIDELINES

Who is Eligible to Run for Election

Any Fellow Member or Individual Member in good standing shall be eligible to run for election.

Who is Eligible to Vote

Only Fellow Members and Individual members in good standing are eligible to vote as per Article III, Section 10 of the Association's Bylaws. 

Classes of Trustees to be Elected

This election is for Class A Trustees who once elected will stand for a 2-year term of office.

Petitions

Individual members whose names were not placed on the election ballot by the Nominating Committee may be nominated for election by filing a Petition. The Petition must be signed by at least 275 persons entitled to vote in the election. 

The Petition must be filed with the Secretary of the Association by fax or by mail no later than midnight, February 9, 2015. The Petition shall be mailed or faxed to the following address:

Global Association of Risk Professionals, Inc.
111 Town Square Place, 14th floor
Jersey City
New Jersey 07310
USA
Fax Number: 201 222 5022

Candidate Information

Each person standing for election shall provide to the Association a brief biography describing their educational and professional background and a short statement as to why they are standing for election. The biography and statement shall not exceed more than 500 words in length and shall be written in English. 

The information submitted shall be immediately posted to the Association's website, www.garp.com for viewing by the membership.

Voting procedures

Fellow Members and Individual Members shall cast their vote electronically via the website. The election shall take place over a seven (7) day period starting on Tuesday, February 24 at 12:01 AM (New York Time) and continuing until Monday, March 2 at midnight (New York Time) to ensure there is ample opportunity for all to vote.

Voting shall be for the number of nominees to be elected. Any ballot attempting to cast a vote for more than the number of nominees to be elected shall be disqualified. Cumulative voting is not allowed. 

Nominating Committee

The following Board of Trustee members who are not standing for election shall serve as the 2015 Board of Trustee Nominating Committee.

  • René Stulz
  • Ken Abbott
  • Richard Apostolik
  • Michelle McCarthy
  • William Martin

No member of the Nominating Committee will be standing for election to the Board of Trustees.