Election Notice - 2/27/08

Nominees for the District Committees and District Nominating Committees

The purpose of this Election Notice is to announce the nominees for the District Committees and the District Nominating Committees.1

The individuals identified in this Notice have been nominated for the District Committees and District Nominating Committees, for terms beginning in June 2008. The term of office for District Committee members is three years, unless an individual was selected to complete an existing term. Each District Nominating Committee member serves a one-year term.2 The length of the term of each nominee and the Committee for which they are being nominated are specified in Attachment A.

These nominees will be considered duly elected on April 11, 2008, to terms beginning June 1, 2008, unless an election is contested in accordance with the procedures summarized below.

A total of 262 individuals submitted their names for consideration. We appreciate the substantial interest shown by all of the candidates, and thank everyone for their continuing support of the self-regulatory process.

Note: This Notice was distributed electronically only to the Executive Representative of each FINRA member firm and is posted on FINRA's Web site at www.finra.org/Notices/Election/022708. Executive Representatives should circulate this Notice to their firm's branch managers.

Questions concerning this Notice may be directed to:

  • The District Office contact noted in Attachment A;
  • Marcia E. Asquith, Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary, FINRA, at (202) 728-8831; or
  • Via email.

1 In addition to nominating a slate of candidates for each of these committees, each District Nominating Committeemay nominate one alternate candidate for each committee. The nomination of alternate candidates is permitted under Section 8.17 of the By-Laws of FINRA Regulation. Attachment A identifies each District Nominating Committee’s slate of nominees, plus alternate candidates (if any).

2 Some nominees are filling existing vacancies and thereforemay serve less than a three-year term, as indicated on Attachment A.