2018 Board of Directors Elections

Piedmont Division 2018 Board of Directors elections will be held at the November 13, 2018 monthly meeting.  A list of candidates, voting requirements, and  voting instructions are: 

Candidates and Candidate Statements
Voting Requirements
Voting at the November Meeting
Absentee Voting

Candidates and Candidate Statements

Superintendent:  Walt Liles
Director of Administration:  Perry Lamb
Director of Personnel:  No Candidate
Director At Large (4 positions):  David Gelmini, Alan Mole, Joe Sullivan 

Check back for a complete list of candidates.

View Candidate Statements

Voting Requirements

Be a member in good standing as listed on the November 2018 roster from the NMRA, and have a membership type that allows voting.  Regular, Associate, Sustaining, and Student members may vote.  Family members and Rail Pass members may not.

Voting at the November Meeting

  • Upon arrival at the November meeting, members will register with a member of the elections committee.  If you meet the above voting requirements, you will receive a numbered ballot. Ballots are numbered for control purposes only.
  • Completed ballots must be submitted to the elections committee no later than the end of the meeting break.
  • You will not be allowed to vote at the November meeting if you requested an absentee ballot, even if not returned to Chuck Hoesch. 
  • No proxy votes will be accepted.


Absentee Voting

Absentee voting opens October 9, 2018.

  • Ballots must be requested from Piedmont Division Elections Chair Chuck Hoesch, at elections@piedmont-div.org.  You will receive a numbered ballot via  email.  Ballots are numbered for control purposes only.
  • This ballot is assigned to you.  It may not be used by additional members.
  • To receive an absentee ballot, you must meet the above voting requirements.  You will be notified if you do not meet voting requirements.
  • Send the completed ballot by US Mail to Elections Chair Chuck Hoesch at the address listed on the ballot.  It must be received by Chuck no later than November 6, 2018.

Additional Absentee Voting Information

  • Ballots received after November 6, 2018 will not be accepted.
  • Incomplete or erroneous ballots may be invalidated by the elections chair.
  • Multiple copies of ballots with the same ballot number will be invalidated.
  • If you are not in good standing or no longer meet the above voting requirements as listed on the most recent NMRA roster on the date of the election, the ballot will be invalidated.