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TXRA Board of Directors Nomination Process and Election Timeline


The Nominating Committee appointed by the Board should solicit and receive nominations and gather the qualifications and reasons for the nominee’s candidacy. Usually this entails a photo and a short bio submitted by the nominee. 

The nominating committee should make their report and provide the Secretary with each nominee’s data by 
Friday March 10th, 2017.

The TXRA Election process will be held exclusively online via R2Sports. The election process will be simple starting with an email vote request to the TXRA membership.

From an online link, you will login to R2Sports with your membership name and password. A VOTE menu option will offer a quick voting process where each nominee photo and biography will be listed. You can easily review each bio and vote for up to four (4) nominees. All votes will be registered anonymously controlled to only one vote per membership number. This voting process is FREE to all members.

The 2017 Election will have four (4) open positions for a three (3) year term.
Tom Doughty, Mike Grisz, Bill Maguire, and Eddie Vann will expire.

Current Board members are Michael Kaplan, Wendy Akins, Sean Arnold, Lance Gilliam, Dale Gosser, Heather Olsen, Katie Nieswiadomy, Tom Oaks and Howard Walker.


If you are interested in running or would like to nominate someone, contact Sean Arnold, TXRA Election Committee Director via email at:

1. All nominations must be received by Friday, March 3rd, 2017.

2. A confirmation of all nominees will be completed by Friday March 10
th, 2017 with an election notice email to be sent to all TXRA members.

3. An official 2017 TXRA Board of Directors election will be held between March 17
th – March 31st, 2017.

4. Nominees will be notified by April 3
rd, 2017 of election results with a mandatory induction at the 2017 Texas Regionals held Saturday, April 22nd, 2017.


Nominations are due                                     Friday, March 3rd
Confirm nominations                                       Friday, March 10th
Election schedule                                             Friday, March 17thThursday, March 31st
Nominees will be notified of results         Monday, April 3rd
Induct new BOD at Regionals                   Saturday, April 22nd