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Election

2022-2024 USPA Board of Directors General Election

Step 1: READ

On June 1, USPA begins the process to have its members elect the USPA Board of Directors for the 2022-2024 term. There are 14 Regional Director and 8 National Director seats.

Excerpt from the USPA Governance Manual regarding eligibility:
3-1.3 CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS
A. For consideration as a potential candidate for election to the board , a USPA member must be:
1. a regular member (Annual & Lifetime) of USPA in good standing having completed a total of two years of membership.
2. 18 years of age as of the date required to submit election materials for their candidacy.
B. Regional director candidates must reside in the USPA region for which they seek election.
C. No current employees of USPA are eligible for consideration as candidates and may not serve on the board.

 

To be on the ballot, all candidates must submit the required election materials to USPA Headquarters no later than 5:00 PM EDT, August 2:

  • Director Candidate Biography form (see Step 2)
  • An acceptable photograph (see Step 2)
  • A non-refundable $50 filing fee (see Step 3)

The election period will run for one month only, from October 1 through October 31. Section 3-1 of the USPA Governance Manual lists other important requirements and deadlines. Those elected will take their seats at the first 2022 board meeting, February 11-13, at a location to be determined.

Step 2: SUBMIT BIO & PHOTO

Enter your data as you want it to appear:

First and Last Name
USPA Membership Number
Please declare candidacy for National or Regional Director. If Regional, the region will be determined by your address on file with USPA.
City, State
Age
Profession
Year you joined USPA
Total Jumps
Jumps in the Past Year
Licenses
Current USPA Ratings and Appointments
Awards
If you want a copy of your submission, enter your email address:

Please keep statement to no more than 250 words. Statements in excess of 250 words will be edited to fit. You can copy and paste from a Word document here below. You will not be able to change your Candidate Statement after this submission.

Candidate Statement

A suitable current portrait-style photograph must be received by 5:00 PM EDT, August 2. You may submit it now using this form, email it to communications@uspa.org, or mail it to USPA Headquarters. Make sure your photo is in focus, well-lit, and does not require significant cropping. We cannot use frame captures from video or photos taken off social media or websites. The image MUST be of decent quality (minimum 250KB). Photos may only be replaced after submission if they do not meet publication standards.

Upload your file and then hit the submit button at the bottom of this form:
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You may only submit your application once. Once submitted, only factual errors may be corrected.

Step 3: PAY

Candidate Fee must be received by 5:00 PM EDT, August 2. You may login and pay now online using this form, or you can submit a check or money order to USPA Headquarters. This fee is non-refundable. If you do not meet the qualifications for candidacy, you will not be issued a refund.

Election Filing Fee-non refundable $50.00

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