Alpha Omicron Pi 2021-2023 Executive Board Election Process

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The process to elect the Executive Board for the 2021-2023 biennium has begun. The Nominating Trustees (NTs) are prepared to screen, evaluate, and recommend candidates for the election at AOII International Convention in June 2021.

All sisters who have had alumna status for at least eight years are encouraged to review the Executive Board Description and submit their application. Applications will be posted online on October 1 and must be completed and submitted by December 1.

You can get involved:

  • Consider applying and encourage sisters to apply!
  • Speak with current XB members to learn about the role.
  • Suggest an alumna you think would represent the Fraternity well on the Executive Board. Complete the volunteer referral form or reach out to her yourself!
  • Stay connected to the election process— be on the lookout for multimedia opportunities to learn more about the candidates!

Timeline:

October 1, 2020
Application materials and advocacy guidelines posted online.

December 1, 2020
Candidate application forms due.

December 15, 2020
Executive Board Candidates are announced via email communication to Council.

January & February 2021
Candidate interviews, reference checks, and feedback from general membership. The applicant endorsement and feedback period closed on February 1.

The Nominating Trustees are proud to present the qualified applicants for each position. The 2021-2023 AOII Fraternity Executive Board Officer Applicants are:

International President

  • Crystal Combs, Nu Beta

Vice President – Finance

  • Lisa Niedenthal, Beta Phi

Vice President

  • Ashley Dumat, Rho Omicron
  • Carey Unger, Nu Omicron
  • Chantel Schieffer, Alpha Phi
  • Jaynellen Jenkins, Phi Beta
  • Koren Phillips, Phi Chi
  • Susan Bonifield, Nu Beta

Election Advocacy:
The Executive Board Election Advocacy Policy applies to all AOII members. An acknowledgement of reading and agreeing to abide by the Policy has been signed by each Executive Board applicant. The Policy is effective immediately through the conclusion of the Executive Board election at the 2021 International Convention.

March 1, 2021
Final Ballot of Candidates Announced

The Nominating Trustees have been diligently working since the conclusion of the application period to review applications, resumes, interview candidates, review references, and review feedback provided by our members.  The knowledge gained throughout this process regarding each applicant was thoroughly and thoughtfully applied when developing the final ballot.  The Nominating Trustees are proud to present the final ballot for the 2021-2023 AOII Fraternity Executive Board!

The 2021-2023 AOII Fraternity Executive Board Officer Candidates are:

International President

  • Crystal Combs, Nu Beta

Vice President – Finance

  • Lisa Niedenthal, Beta Phi

Vice President

  • Ashley Dumat, Rho Omicron
  • Carey Unger, Nu Omicron
  • Chantel Schieffer, Alpha Phi
  • Jaynellen Jenkins, Phi Beta
  • Koren Phillips, Phi Chi
  • Susan Bonifield, Nu Beta

April 2021
Candidate Flipbook Presented – View here

June 2021
Executive Board Elections will be conducted during AOII’s International Convention in the order of President, Vice President of Finance, and Vice President. The Rules Governing Convention, which will be printed in the Call to Convention for Council’s adoption, state that the ballot will be finalized prior to convention, and there will be no changes to the ballot except in the case of an incomplete ballot or as provided in the rules for a defeated candidate.

The NTs reserve the right to adjust the timeline as needed and will communicate any changes in a timely manner. Please contact the NTs by email at nt@alphaomicronpi.org with any questions or comments. 

2020-2022 Nominating Trustees
Dr. Shokooh Miry (Sigma) – NT Chairman and Rituals, Traditions and Jewelry Committee Member
Linda Grandolfo (Nu Iota) – Alumnae Chapter President
Susan Danko (Phi Upsilon) – Past International President
Gayle Fitzpatrick (Alpha Rho) – Current or Former Executive Board Member
Christine Pompa (Lambda Eta) – Member-at-Large
Rhiannon O’Coin (Gamma Alpha) – Chapter Adviser

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