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. Note that July 1 is the deadline for a member to join or renew their ESA membership in order to be eligible to participate in that year's ESA national elections. Members must have a valid email address in ESA's database to vote.

2022-2023 ESA Elections Results

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2023 Branch Officer Elections:

The following Branches are soliciting officer nominations for the 2023 Branch elections: Eastern Branch, North Central Branch, Pacific Branch, Southeastern Branch, and Southwestern Branch. Nominations for Branch elections are open through Wednesday, November 30. The full list of open positions can be found here. Branch members are welcome and encouraged to submit a nomination package for themselves or someone they believe is deserving of leadership. All submissions will be considered but may require final approval dependent on your branch's nominating procedures.

Branch Election Nomination Form

Open Positions Branch Officer Elections


More info:

Election and Nomination Schedule

Voting Instructions

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)

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