FEW National Election

Federally Employed Women (FEW) is an organization of diverse people, inclusive of everyone who subscribe to the mission and vision of women concerns and equality for all.   We encourage each member to continue to seek leadership opportunities and run for a leadership position within FEW.  Applications for nominees will be accepted for all elected positions on the National Board of Directors (NBOD).   If you are interested in running for office, please ensure you meet each requirement for that position and abide by the criteria on the application and timeline as listed below.   For more details on each position visit the NPPM on the website by clicking here or you may contact me directly with questions at nominations@few.org

Timeline Schedule

Election Timeline

Deadline Date

1

Canvas Federally Employed Women’s membership for qualified nominees

  • Previous three (3) years membership
  • Member in Good Standing

Current to March 15, 2022

2

Nominees must submit to the entire Nomination’s Committee a completed nomination packet for the desired NBOD position he/she wish to be elected

April 2, 2022

3

The Nominations Committee and PPRC Chair will review and send all flyers or promotional documentation before posting to the website

March 15 – April 2, 2022

4

The Nominations Chair will notify candidate of eligibility or non-eligibility to run

April 5, 2022

5

The Nominations Chair will send e-blast message to all FEW members with a link to all candidates’ promotional information from the website before campaigning begins

April 9, 2022

6

Election campaigning begins for 60 days before the Annual Membership Meeting

April 9 – May 7, 2022

7

Voting Begins

May 17, 2022

8

2022-2024 election closes

May 31, 2022

9

Candidates are notified of results from the election

June 4, 2022

10

Announcement will be sent to all FEW members notifying them of the results from the election

June 9, 2022

11

Installation of the newly elected National Officers will take place at the 53rd NTP or NTE

July 2022

Nomination Forms

The following eleven elected positions are open for a two-year term in office.  A complete package consists of a nominations form, a professional biography, and campaign material.  Please submit your package for consideration to the Nominations Committee by 5:00 p.m. EST on April 2.   Click on the position below to download a copy of the nominations form.  

• President

• Executive Vice President

• Vice President for Policy and Planning

• Vice President for Congressional Relations

• Vice President for Compliance

• Vice President for Diversity

• Vice President for Membership and Chapter Organization

• Vice President for Training

• National Secretary

• National Treasurer

• National Nominations Officer

Voting Details

Your right to vote is essential to any election.  It is important that you use your vote (your voice) to help further the mission of FEW and assist employees in the federal sector.  Once we have our slate candidates with their biographies, they will be prepared and posted on the website.  

As a member of FEW in good standing, FEW will email you an official electronic ballot for this upcoming election on or about May 17, 2022. For those who do not use email, we will mail a paper ballot to your home address on record with the national office.  Remember to carefully read the instructions accompanying the ballot before casting your vote.

NOTE:  If you do not receive your ballot by May 24, 2022, please contact the Nominations Officer at nominations@few.org and provide your full name, email address and telephone number.

Nominations Chair:
Vikki Williamson: nominations@few.org

Nominations Committee:
Cindy Higgins: cindyhi53@gmail.com
Kim Foster: loggiegirl@aol.com
Becky Simmons: Rebecca.simmons@att.net

Thank you for your commitment to this prestigious organization.