LETR EXECUTIVE COUNCIL ELECTIONS

2017 EXECUTIVE COUNCIL ELECTIONS

In 2017, the following Executive Council positions are due for election / re-election:

Executive Council Appointee (1 position)

Law Enforcement At-Large member (1 position)

Special Olympics At-Large Member (1 position)

Regional Coordinators
Regions II, V, VIII, XI and XIV

Please note that the Special Olympics Athlete Representative position is NOT contested in 2017

The section below describes each of the Council Positions subject to election

    • Executive Council Appointee

      EXECUTIVE COUNCIL APPOINTEE

      One person each year is appointed or re-appointed to serve a (2) two year term in one of the (2) two appointed LETR Executive Council positions. The appointed member shall have full membership and voting privileges as an Executive Council member. This position is open without restriction to any interested Law Enforcement Member or Special Olympics Program Representative to submit an application for consideration.

    • Law Enforcement at-Large

      LAW ENFORCEMENT AT-LARGE

      One Law Enforcement at-large member each year is elected or re-elected to serve a (3) three year term in one of the (3) three elected Law Enforcement At-Large positions. The elected member shall have full membership and voting privileges as an Executive Council member.
      This position is open to any interested Law Enforcement Member who has been an active participant in their home program for a minimum of 3 years prior to the year they run for election. Special Olympics Program Representatives are not eligible for election to a Law Enforcement At-large position on the Executive Council.

    • Special Olympics at-Large

      SPECIAL OLYMPICS AT-LARGE

      One Special Olympics Program at-large member each year shall be elected or re-elected to one of the three (3) Special Olympics Program At-Large positions.
      The elected member shall have full membership and voting privileges as an Executive Council member. This position is open to any interested Special Olympics Program Member who has been an active participant in their home program for a minimum of 3 years prior to the year they run for election.

    • Special Olympics Athlete

      SPECIAL OLYMPIC ATHLETE REPRESENTATIVE

      One Special Olympics Athlete Representative shall be appointed on even numbered years to serve a two (2) year term. The appointed member shall have full membership and voting privileges as an Executive Council member. This position is open without restriction to any interested Special Olympics Program wishing to submit an application for consideration of their Special Olympics Athlete.

    • Regional Coordinators

      REGIONAL COORDINATORS

      There are fifteen (15) Regional Coordinators, one elected from each Law Enforcement Torch Run region, each of whom must be a Law Enforcement Member. This position is open to any interested Law Enforcement Member who has been an active participant in their home program for a minimum of 3 years prior to the year they run for election. Regional Coordinators are elected by the Torch Run Directors from the Special Olympics Programs within a Torch Run Region for a three (3) year term. Five Regional Coordinators are re-elected each year. Special Olympics Program Representatives are not eligible for election to a Regional Coordinator position on the Executive Council.


    IMPORTANT DATES

    OPENING DATE FOR NOMINATIONS
    Monday April 10, 2017

    CLOSING DATE FOR NOMINATIONS
    5.00pm (EDT - Washington time)
    Friday June 30, 2017

    CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF ABSENTEE BALLOTS
    12.00pm (CDT - Nashville time)
    Friday September 15, 2017

    CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF PROXY VOTES
    3.00pm (CDT - Nashville time)
    Wednesday September 20, 2017

    COUNCIL ELECTIONS
    Thursday September 21, 2017


    Please refer to the Election Information Package for further information