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Elections

Elected Officers

The elected Officers shall be named and designated in the Resolution of Elected Officers.

Eligibility

To be eligible for office, candidates must be enrolled in at least six (6) credits with University of Arkansas at Little Rock and be an Active member of SAM. Candidates must be able to perform all duties required of them as stated in the Constitution and Bylaws. All candidates must also hold an overall 2.75 GPA.

Nominations

Nominations for office shall occur approximately one month before the end of the fall semester. Members must indicate in writing with proof of above eligibilities to the Faculty/Staff advisor. Candidates who do not meet the above requirements will not be eligible for office. Deadline date will be set well in advance for all members.

Elections

Elections shall occur no later than February 15 each year. All eligible nominations will be passed down from the Faculty/Staff Advisor to the appointed election officer. The election officer will send out Notice of Meeting 30 days in advance of election with the list of candidates with the position he/she is running for.

Term

The term of office shall be 12 months beginning in August.

Vacancies

The Executive Board will appoint vacancies. This does not apply to the position of the President; the President must be elected

Removal

Officers can be removed from office by completion of their term or unanimous decision by standing Officers. If an Officer’s GPA falls below an overall GPA of 2.75, they will resign from their position.