2016 General Election Information

Greetings from the Nominating Committee (NC) of Write by the Rails, Prince William Chapter of the Virginia Writers Club

The following information is provided to empower our membership with the proper guidelines for this year’s General Election of 2016 Chapter Officers.  Please review all measures carefully, if your have any questions regarding this information please forward them to: Writebytherails@gmail.com.

CLICK HERE for the Nominees for WBTR 2016 Officer Elections

Important Dates to Remember

Deliver Final Ballot of Nominees: TBA  (Sent via Email)

Voting Period: Tuesday December 1 – Tuesday December 15, 2015

Announcement of 2016 Chapter Officers: Thursday December 17, 2015 (Annual Meeting)

Sincerely Yours,

Ellen Butler & Jasmyn Y. Oliver

Nomination Committee, Write by the Rails


Elections and Terms

Officers serve one-year terms, beginning in December. As per the current Bylaws of Write by the Rails (*Revised December 2014), election procedures conclude at the Annual Meeting held in December.

Ballots and Voting

The membership will receive an email with a list of the nominees and their brief statement paragraph.  Voting procedures will be determined by the current Officers and the elected Nominating Committee (NC).  Ballots will be distributed to the members, via e-mail, with instructions on how to vote beginning on Tuesday December 1. Voting will be open from December 1-15.

The new board of officers will be announced and take office at the Annual Meeting in the form of a Holiday Potluck, Thursday December 17, 2015.

CLICK HERE to view job descriptions of each Officer position