Election Notice – 3/9/17

Special Election to Fill FINRA Large Firm Governor Vacancy

Petitions for Candidacy Due: Monday, April 24, 2017

Executive Summary

FINRA will conduct a special meeting of large member firms on or about Friday, May 19, 2017, to elect one individual to fill a vacant Large Firm Governor seat on the FINRA Board of Governors (FINRA Board). A formal notice of the meeting, including the precise date, time and location, will be mailed to executive representatives on or about Tuesday, May 2, 2017.

Eligible individuals who have not been nominated for election to the FINRA Board by the Nominating Committee may be included on the ballot for the election of governors by following the petition procedures set forth in the By-Laws and as further described in this Election Notice.

Note: FINRA distributed this Notice electronically to the executive representative of each FINRA firm and it is posted online at www.finra.org/Notices/Election/030917. Executive representatives should circulate this Notice to their firms’ branch managers.

Questions regarding this Election Notice may be directed to:

  • Marcia E. Asquith, Executive Vice President and Corporate Secretary, at (202) 728-8949; or
  • Jennifer Piorko Mitchell, Vice President and Deputy Corporate Secretary, at (202) 728-8415.