All NWBA Members are welcome and encouraged to attend the Annual Assembly (in-person or electronically). Only the voting delegates from teams registered for the 2020-2021 season (as outlined in the Bylaws references below) are allowed to vote.
The Voting information for each Divisional Annual Meeting can be found in the Divisional Annual Meetings tab.
Individuals who are U.S. citizens, at least 18 years of age, and are the Team Representative for their respective NWBA Registered Team shall be entitled to one vote in all matters submitted to a vote of the membership. No other voting privileges are conferred upon these members. All voting delegates shall be a member of the NWBA at least sixty (60) days prior to the date of the election or membership vote (Annual Assembly date) in order to be eligible to vote in such election and/or membership vote.
Voting members of the NWBA who cannot attend the Annual Assembly may request an absentee ballot from the Chair of the Governance Committee through the NWBA Executive Director.
The request for an absentee ballot must be received at least thirty (30) days prior to the Annual Assembly by the NWBA Executive Director via mail and/or electronic transmission. The completed absentee ballot must then be received by the Chair of the Governance at least fifteen (15) days prior to the commencement of the Annual Assembly. Absentee ballots shall be tabulated at the same time as other ballots during the Annual Assembly.