Dec. 31 is the final day in OOIDA board alternate election

| 12/29/2008

With only days left for qualified voting members of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association to cast their ballots in the biennial election of alternates for the Board of Directors, ballots can still be hand-delivered or faxed.

There are six candidates running for five open alternate seats, which are all for two-year terms.

The qualified voters from the general membership of the Association elect the alternates to the Board of Directors from a slate of candidates selected by the Board’s Nomination-Election Committee. Each voter can select up to five candidates. The five candidates who receive the most votes will be seated at the spring Board of Directors meeting.

Candidates, in reverse alphabetical order, are:

Click on each candidate’s name to read his bio and comments.

To be qualified as a voting member of OOIDA, the member must be currently paid up with his or her dues. Ballots are due back to OOIDA headquarters in Grain Valley, MO, by Dec. 31, 2008.

If you are in the area, you can hand-deliver your ballot to HQ, which is at Exit 24 on Interstate 70 in Grain Valley, MO. OOIDA is on the southwest corner of the interchange and has truck and visitor parking available. Ballots can also faxed to 816-427-4468.

Mail to:
OOIDA Election Committee
P.O. Box 1000
Grain Valley, MO 64029

– By Land Line staff