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Governance Committee announces nominations for Board of Directors & Bylaw Amendment Proposals

01/12/2020, 6:45pm CST
By Governance Committee

Voting to occur at 2020 NWBA Annual Assembly on March 12


The NWBA Board of Directors has two positions up for re-election at the NWBA Annual Assembly. The Board of Directors positions available for election:

•      Elected position, currently held by Daniel Ferreira

•      Elected position, previously held by Tim Fox (fulfilling the un-expired term until 2021)

The NWBA Governance committee received nominations for the positions from:

Daniel Ferreira, Chicago, IL

Please click the document below for the resume and/or credentials for the nominee.

The elections for the NWBA Board of Director positions will be held in accordance with NWBA Bylaws Article 10, Section 4 – Board of Directors Elections. Please click here to read the recent announcement outlining the elections for NWBA Board of Directors. More information will be posted on the 2020 NWBA Annual Assembly when available.


Per the NWBA Bylaws Article 10, Section 3 - Amendments of NWBA Bylaws, the bylaws may be amended at the NWBA Annual Assembly by a two-thirds (2/3) majority of the voting membership present and voting provided that the proposed amendment is submitted in writing to the Executive Director and the chair of the Governance Committee at least ninety (90) days preceding the annual meeting.

The NWBA Governance Committee received seven amendment proposals to the NWBA Bylaws. Please click on the document below to review the submitted amendment proposals that will be voted on by NWBA membership at the 2020 NWBA Annual Assembly.


December 13 – Official Notice of NWBA Annual Assembly

December 13 – NWBA Proposed Bylaw Amendments Received by NWBA

December 13 – Slate of Open Positions for NWBA Board of Directors Announced

January 12 – NWBA Posts and Emails Members Proposed Bylaws

January 12 – NWBA Announces Slate of Members Running for Board of Directors

January 27 – NWBA Announces Ballot of Proposed Amendments and Candidates for Board of Directors

February 11 – All requests for Absentee Ballots must be received in writing to the NWBA Executive Director

February 26 – All absentee ballots must be received by the NWBA Governance Committee Chairperson

Thursday, March 12 – 2020 NWBA Annual Assembly

The 2020 NWBA Annual Assembly will be held at 8:15 p.m. Central time on Thursday, March 12 in Wichita, Kansas. The Annual Assembly will be held in conjunction with the 2020 NWBA Toyota Adult & Junior Wheelchair Basketball National Championships. The Annual Assembly will be held at the host hotel for this event, Wichita Marriott (9100 E Corporate Hills Dr, Wichita, KS 67207). All NWBA members have an opportunity to attend. Further details on participating electronically in this meeting will be shared when available.

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