GBTA Board of Directors Election Absentee Ballot Request Process Now Open

*Please note the following post was sent as an email to GBTA Members directly from the Election Services Co. on June 20, 2019. If you are a Direct or Allied member of GBTA and did not receive this email, please reach out to [email protected] for assistance.*

Make Your Voice Heard – Determine the Future of GBTA
Absentee Ballot Request Process Now Open

It is time to start choosing new leadership positions for GBTA. In preparation for the upcoming voting opportunities, please take a moment to review the election materials and platform statements in the Board of Directors Election Brochure 2019.

At Convention 2019, elections with voting by electronic means will be open starting on Monday, August 5 at 11:30am CT until Tuesday, August 6 at 6:00pm CT at the GBTA Convention at Chicago’s McCormick Place. Ballots will only be available online. Results of the elections will be announced at Convention Arena on Wednesday, August 7. Individuals must be Direct or Allied members of GBTA to be eligible to vote. Please note that to vote onsite, individuals must also be registered for Convention by July 23, 2019.

If you are unable to attend GBTA Convention 2019 and vote in person, you may request an absentee ballot. The absentee ballot request process is now open. You must reply to the email from Election Service Company to request an absentee ballot or click here and write “Please send me an absentee ballot” in the body of the email. The absentee ballot will be available online only.

The Election Services Company (ESC) will respond to your email request and provide you with the website link and code to login and cast your absentee vote.

The deadline to request the absentee ballot is July 5.

The deadline to submit an absentee ballot is July 29.

The positions up for election are:

  • President for a term of two years
  • Vice President for a term of two years
  • Two (2) Direct Members at Large for a term of three years
  • One (1) Allied Member at Large for a term of two years

We thank you in advance for your participation in shaping the future of GBTA.