2020 Board Of Directors Elections – Declaration of Candidacy

AML 2020 Board Declaration of Candidacy Application.pdf

AML officers and members of the Alaska Municipal League Board of Directors are elected each year at the Annual Meeting by the entire membership. The Board of Directors is the governing body of the League and directs the administration and policy of the AML throughout the year on behalf of the members.

Notice is hereby given that Election of Officers and Directors will be held at the Annual Meeting of the Alaska Municipal League on November 22, 2019, for the election of:

Second Vice – President
Second Vice-President for a one-year term, with automatic succession to First Vice-President and President, to be elected at large by the qualified member municipalities of the League.

NOTE: Article II, Section 3, of the AML Bylaws specifies that the “President, Vice Presidents, and Immediate Past President shall be chosen from different director districts.
Therefore, nominees for First and Second Vice-President positions cannot be from: District 3 – Kenai Peninsula, District 4 – Matanuska-Susitna Borough or District 5 -Anchorage

AML Districts
Five (5) directors for two-year terms to be elected by the qualified member municipalities of the League from each of the following districts:
District 1:  Southeast (except Juneau)
District 3 – Kenai Peninsula
District 5 -Anchorage
District 7 – Fairbanks
District 9: Interior Rivers, Lower Kuskokwim 

Director At-Large
One (1) director for a one-year term to be elected at-large by the qualified member municipalities of the League from any of the ten director districts.

National League of Cities (NLC) Representative (two-year term) Must be a NLC member.

Qualification of Candidates
A candidate for officer or a director position must be a mayor or an elected member of the governing body of the individual’s member municipality.

Method of Nomination
Nomination of an eligible candidate must be made by filing a “Declaration of Candidacy and Financial Commitment” form prior to the meeting of the Nominations Committee. Candidates may also be nominated from the floor at the annual meeting.

Deadline for 2020 BOD Declaration of Candidacy
Declaration of Candidacy forms must be returned to the AML office via mail or fax by 4:30 p.m. Thursday 11/12/19, or by hand no later than 5:00 p.m. Wednesday 11/20/19 at the Annual Conference registration desk. Declarations of Candidacy form can be download above or you can call the AML office at 1-877-636-1325.