Elections and Nominations

By volunteering their time and energy, ESA members fulfill vital leadership roles within the Society, making important decisions and carrying out essential functions as stated in the ESA Bylaws and Policy Manual.

All Society officers are elected by the membership through annual elections. All Branch officers are elected by the relevant Branch membership during the annual elections for the specific Branch. 

2024-2025 ESA Elections:

ESA's 2024-2025 elections are open now, closing August 14. Instructions to access and complete the electronic ballot will be sent to all eligible voters via email. Note that June 1 was the deadline for a member to join or renew their ESA membership in order to be eligible to participate in this year's ESA national elections. Members must have a valid email address in ESA's database to vote. ESA members will vote for society leadership positions as well as several positions in Sections and Branches - as well as candidates for Honorary Membership. The slate of candidates for the 2024–2025 ESA elections is now available.

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Candidates for 2024-2025 ESA Elections

2024 Branch Officer Elections:

ESA has announced the results of the 2024 Branch officer elections for the following Branches: Eastern Branch, North Central Branch, Pacific Branch, Southeastern Branch, and Southwestern Branch. Four members have been elected as the next President-Elect of their branches: Rayda Krell (Eastern), Kirk Larsen (North Central), Laura Lavine (Pacific), and Ash Sial (Southeastern). Nine other members have also been elected to various other Branch offices. The Southeastern branch members have also voted to approve the proposed changes to their branch constitution and bylaws


More info:

Election and Nomination Schedule

Voting Instructions

Open Positions Branch Officer Elections

ESA Members Approve Adding Early-Career Representative to Governing Board

Summary of Elected Offices

Current Officer Rosters via ESA's Committee Directory (available to ESA members only)

2023-2024 ESA Elections Results

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