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Bar News - December 16, 2015

Nominations for the Board of Governors

Open Positions

Active, qualified members may submit a petition for one of the following positions for which nominations are open:

  • Vice President
  • Governor at Large (one vacancy, three-year term)
  • County governors (two-year terms) representing:
    • Belknap County
    • Carroll County
    • Hillsborough North County
    • Hillsborough South County
    • Strafford County
    • Sullivan County
  • Association delegate to the American Bar Association House of Delegates (two-year term)

Submitting a Petition

No fewer than 10 active member signatures are required for a nomination petition for a governor representing a county; no fewer than 25 active member signatures are required for an officer, governor at large or public sector governor. Bar members may sign only one petition for a county position on the Board representing the county where the signer’s principal office is located.

Petition Deadline

Petitions for nominations to the NHBA Board of Governors will be accepted no later than March 1, 2016.

Election Information

Ballots will be accepted from April 1 to until the close of business on April 15, 2016. Balloting is conducted online. (Paper ballots can be mailed to eligible Bar members without an email address, or to those requesting one.) Those eligible to vote are active-status members (dues fully paid).

Download a petition.

Supreme Court Rule 42(9) requires all NH admitted attorneys to notify the Bar Association of any address change, home or office.

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