Elections for the 2024 State board are coming up and here is what you need to know!

Positions Available: President, Programming Vice-President, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Director, Membership Vice-President, District A Director, District B Director, and District C Director.

Formal Candidate Certification will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2023. Campaigning may not begin until July 22, 2023.

All positions will require a filing fee of $25 due at time of certification.

The finalized elections packet with application and campaign rules will be posted shortly as amendments are being made to make this process as smooth as possible for all that have interest in running.

2023 Annual Election Timeline:
● July 1, 2023 Certification/Credentialing Process Begins. No campaigning allowed.
● July 1, 2023 Chapters provided initial notice of outstanding balances.
● July 15, 2023 Chapters provided a second notice of outstanding balances.
● July 22, 2023 Campaigning may begin if and only if a Candidate has been notified by the Elections Committee that they are certified.

● Jul 23, 2023 Meet the Candidates at the Canopy in Grand Rapids
● July 26, 2023 Candidate profiles are due.
● July 31, 2023 Membership deadline for initial delegate determination.
● Aug 1, 2023 Nomination form due, if not turned in with the Certification form.
● Aug 5, 2023 Chapter Presidents will be emailed their delegate count (or reason for no delegates) by the Elections Committee.

● Aug 8, 2023 Special Election edition of Michigander will be published and made available on the JCI Michigan website.

● Aug 8, 2023 Deadline for Chapter Presidents to submit their list of delegate names with email
addresses AND deadline for candidates to submit elections paperwork.
● Aug 11, 2023 Electronic Ballots credentials will be sent to delegates and electronic voting will be open.

● Aug 23, 2023 Virtual Meet the Candidates at 7:00pm
● Aug 31, 2023 Final membership deadline for adding delegates.
● Sept 01, 2023 Chapter Presidents will be emailed if and only if their delegate count has changed since July 31, 2023.

● Sept 05, 2023 Electronic voting portal closes at 11:30 pm
● Sept 06, 2023 Final budget reports are due.
● Sept 06, 2023 Ballots results will be counted and certified by the Elections
Committee and reported to the current President of JCI Michigan.
● Sept 07, 2023 Results will be announced in a special LIVE broadcast, time TBA.
● Sept 30, 2023 Swearing in of elected candidates at the Fall Leadership Conference in Gaylord, MI.

● Oct. 01, 2023 2023 Appointments, Interest meeting and other items as determined by the 2023 officers.
● Nov. 11, 2023 Local Organization Training School (LOTS)