February: Anticipated vacancies are announced to the membership. The Nominating Committee is formed with at least 3 non-board members and one board member to act in an advisory capacity. The main responsibility of the Nominating Committee is to put together a slate of candidates at least equal to the number of vacant positions. The candidate application is posted on the NYSCATE website.
March 15: Applications are due by no later than March 15.
May 1: Nominating Committee Chair informs the applicants of the accepted slate of candidates.
May 15 -May 31: Electronic voting takes place by all NYSCATE members.
June: Election results are announced during the Board of Directors Annual Meeting and to the membership following the annual meeting.