THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL
Announcing the 2017-2019 AFSAGoverning Board Candidates
The AFSA Committee on
Elections has approved the
following candidates for
positions on the ballot for
election of the 2017-2019
AFSA Governing Board.
AFSA members are
encouraged to visit the
AFSA Community forum
to participate in an online
discussion forum with can-
Candidates and mem-
bers may post questions or
comments to the discussion
2017 AFSA Govern-
ing Board Election & Bylaw
. All members
must log in to participate
and have personal email
addresses stored on their
profile. (Note: government
email addresses will not be
accepted on the AFSA Com-
A Town Hall meeting has
been set for Tuesday, April
4, at 12 p.m. in the first-floor
conference room at the
AFSA HQ building, 2101 E
Street NW, Washington DC
This event will be taped
and made available on the
AFSA YouTube channel. The
will be posted on the AFSA
website on April 3.
If you have not already
done so, please ensure AFSA
has your current address
on record. To update your
address information, send
an email tomember@afsa
LOOK FOR YOUR BALLOT: VOTE IN THE AFSA GOVERNING BOARD ELECTION
The election for the 2017-2019 AFSA Governing Board officers and constituency
representatives is underway. Details about the election, including the rules, can be
found atwww.afsa.org/elections .
Candidates’ campaign statements and videos will be made available to members on the
AFSAwebsite.We remind our readers that campaigning using an employer email by any
member is prohibited (with the exception of the three preapproved candidate email blasts).
Ballots will be distributed on or about April 17. If you have a valid email address on
file with AFSA, an email containing a unique passcode and instructions for voting online will
be sent to you. Regular members who were in good standing as of March 17 can also visit the
secure online ballot sitewww.directvote.net/AFSA
after April 17 and request that an email
containing unique login credentials be sent to them. Be sure to firstname.lastname@example.org
to your approved sender list to ensure delivery.
Printed ballots will be sent to all retired members via the U.S. Postal Service.
If an online and a printed ballot are returned for the same member, only the printed ballot
will be counted. If you do not receive a ballot by May 8, please email@example.com.
Requests for a duplicate ballot can be sent by email or in writing to AFSA Committee on Elec-
tions, 2101 E Street NW,Washington DC 20037. Please include your
full name, current address, email address and telephone number.
On June 8, at 8 a.m. EDT, the printed ballots will be
collected from the post office inWashington, D.C. Printed ballots
must be received at the post office by that time to be counted. The
online voting site will close at 8 a.m. EDT on June 8.
All AFSAmembers are strongly encouraged to vote in this
election. Please review your options for voting and ensure that
you cast your ballot in a timely manner.
2017 Governing Board Candidates
Barbara Stephenson *
Tom Boyatt *
Earl Anthony (Tony) Wayne * Treasurer
Joe De Maria
Kenneth Kero-Mentz *
Daniel T. Crocker *
Hoa Van Huynh
Bill Haugh *
John K. Naland
John J. Hurley
Steven L. Herman
Christopher C. Ashe
Lawrence W. K. Casselle *
Anne Coleman-Honn *
Josh Glazeroff *
Martin McDowell *
Andrew J. Scheineson
Tricia Wingerter *
Alphonse F. La Porta *
Philip A. Shull *
* Member of the Strong Diplomacy slate.