Elections for the open positions on the 2020 ESTA Board of Directors will begin on October 1, 2019. The ESTA Nominating Committee is currently seeking candidates to serve. Positions to be filled commencing January 1, 2020 serving through Dec. 31, 2022 are:
President Jules Lauve will not seek reelection for a second term citing a lack of time to focus well on all of his obligations. The duties of the President require a large amount of time and dedication as well as the skills to keep up with the financial concerns of the association and to lead the Board of Directors through its guidance of the association. It is essential to the smooth running of the association that the incoming President has experience in the demands and work generated by leading an association Board of Directors. Todd Spencer, PSAV, has been serving as Vice President since 2015 and has agreed to run for the position of President.
Organizational Director Alan Rowe, IATSE Local 728 has served one term and has agreed to run for a second term. Individual Director Dana Taylor has served two terms and cannot run again.
If you are interested in serving on the Board:
ESTA members may suggest potential candidates by submitting the form or contacting firstname.lastname@example.org by August 15, 2019.
ESTA members may also add a candidate to the ballot by submitting the Self-Nomination form along with a petition signed by 10% of the candidate's applicable voting membership. For an officer position the petition must be signed by 10% of the voting members of the association. For a Director position the petition must be signed by 10% of voting membership for the specified category. For information on the voting membership, submit your request to email@example.com later than August 9. Candidate applications and petitions must be filed with the Committee no later than September 1, 2019.
The Nominating Committee consists of:
Eddie Raymond Individual Member/Chair
Greg Becker Dealer Member
John Cini Rental Companies Member
Monique Corbeil Organizational Member
Elmer Veith Manufacturers Member
Members Advisory Committee