Elections

Important Elections Deadlines

  • Friday, April 9, 2021 at 5 p.m. EST: Deadline for candidates to submit nomination forms to the Election Committee. Deadline for candidates to submit biographies/headshots for publications on MDFAWL website.

  • Wednesday, April 14, 2021: Announcement of candidates.

  • Friday, April 16, 2021 at 5 p.m. EST: Last day to enroll as a MDFAWL member to vote in the election.

  • Friday, April 23, 2021: Ballots are distributed to MDFAWL members.

  • Friday, April 30, 2021 at 5 p.m. EST: Deadline for MDFAWL members to submit ballots.

  • Monday, May 3, 2021: Announcement of election results to members.

Important Elections Documents

Nominations

If you are interested in running for a position as a Director or an Officer (“Candidate”), you must submit a completed Nomination Form via email to the Elections Committee at elections@mdfawl.org no later than 5 p.m. EST on April 9, 2021.

 

You may also submit a statement of your qualifications (Candidate’s Statement) not to exceed 250 words and a headshot to the Elections Committee at elections@mdfawl.org no later than 5 p.m. EST on April 9, 2021.

Click here to obtain a Nomination Form

Election Protocols

All Candidates are subject to the MDFAWL 2021 Election Protocols. 

 

Please click here for the MDFAWL 2021 Election Protocols.

Voting

If any race for a Director or Officer position is contested, an election will be held. The 2021 Election will be conducted electronically.  If you are a Full or Student Member (as defined in the By-Laws of Dade County Chapter of The Florida Association for Women Lawyers (“Bylaws”)) you will receive an electronic ballot (“Ballot”).  Pursuant to the Bylaws, Honorary and Non-Lawyer Members are not entitled to vote. The Ballots will be sent on April 23, 2021 to the email address on file with State FAWL.  If you would like to ensure that MDFAWL has your correct email address, please contact the Membership Committee at membership@mdfawl.org.

 

The last day to Join MDFAWL to vote in the 2021 Election is April 16, 2021. If you are uncertain as to your membership status, please contact the Membership Committee at membership@mdfawl.org

 

Please click here to join MDFAWL.

 

Once you receive your Ballot, follow the instructions to cast your electronic vote.  You must cast your vote by April 30, 2021 at 5 p.m. EST for it to be counted in the 2021 Election.  If you have any issues with casting your ballot or if you have not received your ballot by April 23, 2021, after checking your “spam” folder, please contact the Elections Committee at elections@mdfawl.org

Election Results

Votes will be counted electronically. The candidate receiving the highest number of votes shall be elected to the position sought. The election results will be announced on May 3, 2021.

Elections Committee

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Diana Mendez
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Stephanie Casey
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Kristin Drecktrah Paz

If you have any questions about the nomination or elections process, please contact the Elections Committee at elections@mdfawl.org.

Help support the MDFAWL Foundation.

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If you have any questions about the nomination or elections process, please contact the Elections Committee at elections@mdfawl.org.

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