This page will guide you through the process for the 2012 NYRA elections. Check out the candidates for NYRA’s Board of Directors, talk to all the candidates, look up their attendance record, and of course, VOTE! Only full NYRA members can vote, and anyone can be a full NYRA member! Just fill out the form and donate $10 annual dues. Just think, for the price of a movie ticket, you can support the best group around, and decide its future.
Candidate Bio Statements
Some great people are running for the Board. Be an educated voter and find out who. These are the statements they submitted that cover who they are and some of their background.
All candidates were asked 14 questions about their vision for NYRA, what they intend to do for the organization, and what they think of the issues. Check out this side-by-side comparison.
Read up on Bylaw Changes and new Position Paper
NYRA’s Bylaws (basically our Constitution) were changed. As a member, you are asked to approve or disapprove every change.
There are 2 votes this year:
Increasing threshold for special election (15% to 50%)
Additional changes to election procedures
NYRA has adopted a new position paper regarding corporal punishment. As a member, you can approve or disapprove. You can read up on it here.
Talk to the Candidates
Here is the attendance record of the 2011-2012 Board; use this to rate their performance and to help you decide who to vote for.
Check out candidates who have given a firm pledge for NYRA’s fundraising.