Election Notice - 6/29/11

Notice of Annual Meeting of FINRA Firms and Proxy

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA) will conduct its annual meeting of firms on Wednesday, August 3, 2011, at 10 a.m. Eastern Time in the FINRA Visitors Center, 1735 K Street, NW, in Washington, DC. The purpose of the meeting is to elect individuals to fill one Small Firm seat and one Large  Firm seat on the FINRA Board of Governors (FINRA Board).

It is important that all eligible firms be represented by proxy or in person at the annual meeting. Firms are urged to vote using one of the methods described below. In order for a proxy to be considered valid, the executive representative of the firm eligible to vote in the election for that category of governorship must sign it.

Firms that are members of FINRA as of the close of business on Tuesday,  June 28, 2011 (the annual meeting record date) will be eligible to vote.

Note: This Notice was mailed to the executive representative of small and large FINRA member firms, and sent electronically to the executive representative of every FINRA member firm. It is also posted on FINRA’s website at www.finra.org/notices/election/062911. 

Questions regarding this Notice may be directed to:

  • Marcia E. Asquith, Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary, at (202) 728-8949; or
  • T. Grant Callery, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, at (202) 728-8285.