2020 YPT LA Board Nominations
Here is a great opportunity for you to get involved in determining the future of Young Professionals in Transportation-LA! YPT will soon be conducting elections to select the 2019-2020 YPT-LA Chapter Board of Directors. If you would like to run for a Board of Directors position or vote in the election, please continue reading below.
Board Members typically offer a time commitment of 1-3 hours per week. Directors must be able to attend in person or be available to call into monthly Chapter Board of Directors meetings.
Note that you will be getting another similar email to this for elections for the National Board of Directors positions.
Nominations for one of the six Board of Director positions (described below) should be submitted by Sunday, September 15, 2019, 11:59 PM.
CANDIDATE AND VOTING ELIGIBILITY
In order to run for a YPT-LA Chapter Board of Directors position or vote in the elections you must be or become a paid YPT Member by Sunday, September 15, 2019, 11:59 PM by following this link:
. If you think you are already a Member but are unsure, you can check your membership status by logging into
Elections will be held for the following YPT-LA Board of Directors positions. Terms of office are one year, from November 1 to October 31. There is no limit to the number of consecutive terms a Board Member may serve. Candidates may run for multiple positions. If a candidate wins more than one position then that person may choose which position he/she would prefer to serve.
Chair: The Chair is responsible for day-to-day implementation of the policy and guidelines of the Board of Directors. The Chair shall preside over Chapter Board meetings, create and appoint members to Committees, and act as chief official representative of YPT-LA.
Deputy Chair: The Deputy shall help to coordinate activities involving multiple Officers and assist the Chair in his or her responsibilities. In the absence of the Chair, the Deputy Chair shall act in the official capacity of the Chair and perform all duties of that office.
Secretary/Vice Chair for Administration: The Secretary/Vice Chair for Administration shall keep full and accurate records of all business and proceedings at Chapter Board meetings. The Secretary/Vice Chair for Administration shall prepare meeting minutes, keep accurate organization records, and manage the election process.
Treasurer/Vice Chair for Finance: The Treasurer/Vice Chair for Finance shall be responsible for the collection of dues, and the safekeeping of funds, including reporting of receipts, expenditures, and balances at the request of the Chapter Board.
Vice Chair for Programs
The Vice Chair for Programs shall be responsible for developing all programs for the Chapter and for planning and executing events including educational and social programming.
Vice Chair for Communications
The Vice Chair for Communications shall be responsible for developing and executing the communication strategy for the Chapter, including member emails and social media engagement.
If you would like to submit a nomination or if you have questions about the elections process, please do not hesitate to contact us at
This is your opportunity to get involved in building an organization dedicated to the professional advancement and development of young professionals in the field of transportation. We need your help and look forward to your participation in the elections and your contributions toward another great year ahead!
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Which position(s) are you interested in?
Secretary/Vice Chair for Administration
Treasurer/Vice Chair for Finance
Vice Chair for Communications
Vice Chair for Programs/Events
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Please describe your previous experience with YPT or as a young professional in the transportation field (200 character max)
What skills do you possess that qualify you for this position (200 character max)
What new ideas will you bring to the board? (200 character max)
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