The Nominating Committee is chaired by the President-Elect and consists of the Chairpersons of the Program Advisory Committee, the Membership Committee, the Development Committee and the Alumni Services Committee. The HSMP Division Chair and MHA Program Director serve in an ex-officio capacity. Every other year the committee publishs a letter to the Society’s active members soliciting nominations to the offices of the President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, and four positions of At-Large Representatives. A final slate shall be approved by the Executive Committee and presented to active members of the Society for vote prior to the annual meeting. The slate for the At-Large Representative positions shall include at least six names of candidates, of whom no more than two shall be from the same class. The President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer and At-Large Representatives shall be elected by a plurality vote of all votes cast on a ballot sent out 30 days prior to the annual meeting. The ballot may be sent and vote may be returned via postal or email as determined by the Nominating Committee. The timetable for nominations based on an annual meeting during the fall Institute would be: May, letter distributed to Active alumni soliciting nominations; July, Executive Committee approves slate; August, ballots sent to the Active alumni membership; September, completed ballots tallied by Secretary; October, results announced at annual meeting.