To: BSNA Agenda Committee From: BSNA Nominations Committee RE: 2013-2014 BSNA Elections Date: 21 March 2013 Attached you will find the ballot prepared by the Nominations Committee to facilitate the election of the 2013-2014 BSNA officers at the 2 April 2013 BSNA business meeting. The Nominations Committee requests that elections be slated as an item of new business on the agenda for that meeting and offers the following guidance: Since some position do not have the required minimum of two candidates on the submitted ballot, nominations will need to be taken from the floor as a statutory requirement only for those positions. The Nomination Committee requests that the Agenda Committee slate time for each candidate to speak to the BSNA membership on 2 April prior to balloting, and that each candidate’s time be strictly limited to no more than 30 seconds each. The Nomination Committee also requests that the Agenda Committee slate time for a brief question and answer session between the candidates and the membership on 2 April prior to balloting, and that the question and answer session be limited to no more than two questions per candidate. All slated candidates have been informed of their status by the Nominations Committee.