|We are looking for individuals
- have been a NASMDA member for at least a year
- will represent members of NASMDA in matters pertaining
to business, property and activities of the
- will be active and represent NASMDA in state/provinces
NASMDA associations, be visible and available to
- will promote NASMDA programs and memberships on a
constant basis through contact with individuals and
- will be active in NASMDA through attendance and/or
participation at events or in areas of interest to
- will assist in providing beneficial service for NASMDA
- will serve as a positive communication link between
NASMDA and its members
- will initiate communication with NASMDA officers
regarding constituents' issues
- will actively participate on the standing committee to
which he/she accepts an appointed
- will attend Board of Director meetings and the annual
If you should decide to
nominate someone from your zone, you might reference
the by laws below pertaining to Election of Directors.
You may only nominate within your zone.
|Section I. The business and
property of the Association shall be managed and
controlled by the Board of Directors, and an
Executive Committee hereinafter created and
empowered. The By-Laws and rules affecting the
exhibition of Saddle Mulesand Donkeys and the Awards Program
shall be subject to change only by the Board of
Election of Directors
|A. The Association shall have 24
elected directors, 3 from each of the designated
B. Each director elected to represent a representative
zone shall be domiciled in the district which he
represents by actual residence therein, having the
intent to make it his permanent home. To be eligible
for election to and serve on the Board of Directors,
an individual must be a member in good standing of
the Association for one year prior to the nomination.
C. Each director is elected for a three year term.
Terms are staggered so that only 1/3 of the directors
are replaced each year.
D. Should the need arise for a different allocation of
representatives per zone; reallocations will be made
at the annual meeting.
E. Each membership in good standing as of Jan 1 of the
year immediately preceding the election year, shall
receive a ballot for their representative zone and
shall be entitled to one vote.
F. The term "representative zone" shall be defined as:
1: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon & Washington
Zone 2: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada,
Zone 3: Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, North
Dakota, South Dakota, & Wyoming
Zone 4: New Mexico, Oklahoma, & Texas
Zone 5: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan,
Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin
Zone 6: Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky,
Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee
Zone 7: Connecticut, Delaware, District of
Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New
Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode
Island, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Zone 8: Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and
Zone 9: Canada