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Nominations Now Open for JACL National Board

By January 26, 2018February 1st, 2018No Comments

LOS ANGELES —  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 May 10. After that date, those wishing to submit their names as candidates must run from the floor of the National Convention and are subject to additional requirements. The term of office for this election shall be two years covering the 2018-20 biennium.

Positions include national president, national secretary/treasurer, vice president of General Operations, vice president for Planning & Development, vice president for Membership, vice president 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 process and procedures for those who wish to run can be found in the Nominations and Guidelines (

The election will be held during the 2018 National Convention in Philadelphia from July 18-22.

For more information on running for office, please contact Nominations Committee Chair Eric Langowski at