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JACL Seeks Candidates for 2020-22 Biennium

By May 8, 2020May 14th, 2020No Comments

SAN FRANCISCO — The National JACL Nominations Committee is seeking members who are interested in running for a seat on the National JACL Board of Directors. The initial filing deadline is June 16.

After that date, those wishing to submit their names as candidates must run from the floor of the Special National Council Meeting, which will be set by the National Board, and are subject to additional requirements as described in the nominations and guidelines information. The term of office for this election shall be two years covering the 2020-22 Biennium.

Positions include National President, National Secretary/Treasurer, VP of General Operations, VP for Planning & Development, VP for Membership, VP for Public Affairs, National Youth/Student Council Chair and National Youth/Student Council Representative. A description of the officers and their duties can be found in the JACL Constitution and Bylaws (

The National Board will convene a Special National Council Meeting in accordance with Bylaws, Article IV, Section 6, for the sole purpose of nominating and electing officers. The process and procedures for those who wish to run can be found on the JACL website (

For more information, contact Nominations Committee Chair Eric Langowski at