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Voting results and bylaws amendments

On Aug. 15, 2019, NCRA members voted on seven amendments to the Constitution & Bylaws  during the NCRA Convention & Expo in Denver, Colo.


Voting on Proposed Dues Increase

The Board of Directors recommended that reporter dues be raised to $300 for Registered and Participating members and to $179 for Associate members. Student dues will be raised to $55. (The chart in the article on the dues increase shows the proposed changes for additional groups.) Members who opted to become Lifetime retired members before Dec. 31, 2017, and those who were granted honorary status will continue to pay no dues. 

To go into effect for the 2020 year, the Board’s recommendation must be approved by a majority of the voting members present at the NCRA Annual Business Meeting that will be held in conjunction with the 2019 NCRA Convention & Expo in Denver, Colo., Aug. 15-18.


Voting during elections

Additional nominations were possible if received within 60 days after publication of the Nominating Committee slate. The date by which additional nominations were to be received was May 12. No additional nominations were received. Therefore, the slate of Officers and Directors will be elected by acclamation to their respective offices during the Annual Business Meeting on August 15, 2019, in Denver, Colo.


Elections committee

The responsibility of the Elections Committee is to verify that the candidates meet the requirements set forth in the NCRA Constitution & Bylaws; to supervise and conduct the election; and to report the election results as soon as they become available.