Get Involved / FINRA Elections

Firm executives can get involved with FINRA’s process through committee service, comment letters and other methods. FINRA has many opportunities for firms to be involved with its committees. The District Committees, Small Firm Advisory Board, National Adjudicatory Council, and Board of Governors all hold annual elections. Many firm executives looking to get involved in the FINRA process have found that serving on a District Committee is a good place to start. On this page you will find descriptions on the different committees, how the election process works, and communications to firms about the upcoming elections.

December 15, 2016
Read FINRA President and CEO Robert Cook’s email to firms and watch the video report with highlights from the Board of Governor’s meeting.
December 7, 2016
The FINRA Board of Governors will consider the following rulemaking items at its December 2016 meeting. After the meeting, FINRA will notify firms via email about the Board’s actions and anticipated next steps, if any.
September 30, 2016
Rulemaking items discussed at the September Board meeting include: communications with the public, non-public arbitrator definition and sending arbitrator selection lists to parties.
September 22, 2016
The FINRA Board of Governors will consider the following rulemaking items at its September 2016 meeting. After the meeting, FINRA will notify firms via email about the Board’s action and anticipated next steps, if any.
July 15, 2016
Rulemaking items discussed at the July Board meeting include: alternative display facility; desk research exemption from debt and equity research rules; and expansion of TRACE to U.S. Treasury Securities.