The USBF will conduct an election to fill a vacancy on its Board of Directors caused by the resignation of Huub Bertens. The seat is for a term commencing at the completion of the election and running through December 31, 2022. 

USBF Board members must be Active USBF members, having paid the  2020 annual active or resident member dues of $50.

In addition to those candidates nominated by the nominating committee, candidates may be nominated by petition. Twenty-five or more Active or Resident Members of USBF may nominate an Active or Resident Member for a Board position. To file a petition nominating a candidate, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the name of the candidate and the names and email addresses of the people making the nomination on or before July 29, 2020. If there are no petition candidates and the Nominating Committee nominates only one person, the candidate nominated by the Nominating Committee will  be elected without the need for an election.

See the election timeline below for when things happen. Download the Election Procedures and Board Member Expectiations for more complete information about the election

Any Active USBF member interested in being on the ballot who has not been nominated by the Nominating Committee should go to About USBF and read the final paragraph on the page (Election Information), which directs you to the relevant documents. 

ACTION Relation to BMD* Date Week Day
 Nominating Committee reports to
  Elections Committee
 31 Days before BMD  7/18/20  Saturday
 Nominations Close  30 Days before BMD  7/19/20  Sunday
 Last Day for Petition Candidates  20 days before BMD  7/29/20  Wednesday
 Eligible Voter List Posted on Web site**  15 days before BMD  8/3/20  Monday
 Last day to protest voter list**  7 days before BMD  8/11/20 Tuesday
 Ballot Mailing Date (BMD)**    8/18/20  Tuesday
 End of voting period**    9/17/20  Thursday
Announce Results    9/21/20  Monday
 Last Day for protest of election

 10 days after results  announced

 10/1/20 Thursday

 * BMD = Ballot Mailing Date

** Necessary only if more candidates are nominated than there are positions open.