Reminder: NADA Director nomination ballots due by June 2

Reminder: NADA Director nomination ballots due by June 2

All WANADA dealer members who are also members of NADA should have received a nomination ballot for NADA Director in the mail. The nomination process, which occurs every three years, is for the NADA Director seat in the –NADA State” of Metropolitan Washington, DC. There are 63 seats on the NADA Board, with some U.S. states having more than one and any number of major metropolitan areas, like Metropolitan Washington, included. The ballots were mailed from NADA headquarters in McLean, VA, in March. The ballots must be returned to NADA by June 2, 2017, in the postage-paid, pre-addressed envelope sent with the ballot. All ballots must be signed to be counted. The results will be tabulated by outside CPAs retained by NADA.

To be eligible to participate in the nomination process, the member must:

« Be in good standing;

« Have an equity interest in the dealership entity he or she represents;

« Be the manufacturer/distributor-recognized dealer/general manger/executive manager of the dealership;

« Be actively engaged in the management of the dealership;

« Have his/her principal place of business in the Metropolitan Washington area.

To qualify as a nominee, a member additionally must receive at least 10 percent of the total votes cast. If there is more than one nominee, follow up ballots will be mailed to NADA members for an election by June 30, with a return date of July 21.

Geoff Pohanka is currently NADA Director for Metropolitian Washington and has told WANADAês Board of Directors that he is seeking another term on the NADA Board.

The regular term of each Director is three years starting at the NADA Convention following his/her election. That means the Director from Metropolitan Washington will be seated at the Board meeting held in conjunction with the NADA Convention in March, 2018.

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