Call for Nominations for Executive Offices of TCA
Monday, October 09, 2017 12:16 PM

TCA is putting out a call for nominations for the offices of secretary/treasurer and vice president. Nominations are due in the TCA office by Jan. 31, 2018.

TCA’s membership elects all executive officers every year. The next annual elections will take place early in 2018. Each executive officer serves a one-year term. The vice president succeeds to the to office of president of the association.  

Candidates must also meet the following qualifications:

  • They must be a “regular member" in good standing for the two years immediately preceding their election.
  • They must submit 25 written nominations from voting members in good standing. Nominations must be received before midnight, January 31 of the election year.
  • A candidate must have served a full term as state director, association committee chair, district president or department coordinator.
  • A candidate must not be a paid consultant or employee of the insurance industry, a chiropractic college or a state or national association.
  • A candidate shall not simultaneously hold an executive office in the TCA and serve as an executive officer or board member of any other state or national chiropractic association.
  • A candidate shall not simultaneously hold an executive office in the TCA and serve as a member of the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
  • Any individual who does not meet these criteria may appeal to the TCA Board of Directors to be eligible to be an executive officer.

No member shall be entitled to hold office or to vote if their dues payments are not made current before January 31. Ballots will be tallied under the supervision of the TCA parliamentarian and the results reported to the president and the board of directors. Newly elected association officers shall be formally recognized and installed during the annual convention.  The membership will be notified as directed by the board of directors.

In the event of a complete slate of uncontested races after the January 31 deadline for nominations, the association will not conduct a mail ballot.