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Notice of 2021—District Director Nominations and Election

The Paralegal Division’s DIRECTOR ELECTION for District Directors in odd-numbered districts (Districts 1, 3, 5, 7, 11 and 15) and a Special Election in District 12 will take place March 25 through April 12, 2021.

• Beginning on January 25, 2021 each Elections Subcommittee Chair will prepare and forward, upon request, the following materials to potential candidates for director in their respective district at any time during the nominating period:

a.         A copy of the List of Registered Voters in candidates’ respective district;
b.         A sample nominating petition; and
c.         A copy of Rule VI of the Standing Rules entitled “Guidelines for Campaigns for Candidates as Director.” 

• Each potential candidate must satisfy the following requirements:   

a.         Eligibility Requirements. The candidate must satisfy the eligibility requirements of Article III, Section 3 and Article IX, Section 1 A and Section 4 of the Bylaws and Rule V B, Section 5c
            of the Standing Rules.
b.         Declaration of Intent. The candidate must make a declaration of intent to run as a candidate for the office of director through an original nominating petition declaring such intent that is
            filed with the Elections Subcommittee Chair in the candidate’s district pursuant to Rule V B, Section 5 of the Standing Rules.
c.         Nominating Petition. The original nominating petition must be signed by the appropriate number of registered voters and must be submitted to the Elections Subcommittee Chair in such
district, on or before February 19, 2021.

If you are interested in running for District Director, or need further information regarding the election process, contact the Elections Committee Sub-Chair in your District, or the Elections Chair, Melanie Langford, ACP at

2020 2021 District Election Committee Sub-Chairs:

District 1 – Michelle Rowland
District 3 – Susan Davis –
District 5 – Melanie Langford –
District 7– Charlotte Martin –
District 11 – Susi Boss –
District 12 – Melanie Langford –
District 15 – Agueda Aguinaga –

NOTICE OF VOTING— March 25 through April 12, 2021

All Active members of the Paralegal Division in good standing as of March 25, 2021 are eligible to vote. All voting must be completed on or before 11:59 p.m., April 12, 2021.

All voting will be on-line and no ballots will be mailed to members.

Please take a few minutes to logon to the PD’s website (beginning March 25) and cast your vote for your district’s director. The process is fast, easy, anonymous, and secure.

• Between March 25 and April 12, 2021 go to

• In the MyAccount section, click on “Vote”

• Follow the instructions to login and vote

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