Elections for NY Metro ASHI
occur yearly and are carried out per Article IX of the NY Metro ASHI By-Laws:
President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer shall be elected annually
to serve for one year or until their successors are elected. Two Directors
shall be elected annually to serve for two years or until their successors
Elections shall be carried out by members voting by ballot as hereinafter
plurality vote shall decide an election. In the case of a tie, the choice
shall be by lot. If there is a tie between or among two or more associates
and if at least one other associate receives a lesser number of votes,
another election will be held between the tie associates at the next regular
The voting period shall be open for a period of time as shall be specified
in advance by the Board of Directors.
Ballots shall allow a space for write-in associates for each elected
The ballot shall be returned, as instructed, in an individual plain
envelope. The plain envelope containing the ballot shall be placed in an
outer envelope. The member’s signature and ASHI
member number shall be placed on the outer envelope to assure secret
The Nominating Committee shall tabulate all ballots and shall notify the
Board of Directors of the results.
Any NY Metro Member may have his name printed on the ballot for one office
by submitting a petition to the Nominating Committee, with the signatures of
ten (10) percent of the Chapter members.