The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is proud to have a very active and professional all-volunteer Board of Directors as stewards of our organization and work.
Directors are elected by members to serve a two-year term, and this year members will be voting to elect seven directors during the winter 2020 election. San Francisco Bicycle Coalition members may nominate themselves or another member as a candidate for the Board of Directors. Interested candidates should review the following:
- Candidate Required and Preferred Skills & Experiences
- Candidate Handbook
- Candidate Questionnaire (preview of questions)
Here’s the schedule for the 2020 San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Board elections:
Fall 2019: Board promotes the election amongst members and encourages members to declare their interest.
Oct 25, 2019: Candidates who wish to be considered for Board Recommendation* need to do the following before this deadline:
- submit the online candidate questionnaire (link to Google Form)
- submit resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Nov – Dec, 2019: Current Board Directors interview candidates who wish to be considered for Board Recommendations.*
Jan 3-6, 2020: Board Recommendations are communicated to each candidate.*
Jan 8, 2020: Membership eligibility deadline: January 8, 2020 at 11:59 pm PST. You must be a member (join or renew) by this date to vote or run in the elections.
Jan 8, 2020: Candidates must officially declare their intent to run by submitting the following to email@example.com before this deadline:
- 150-word statement
Jan 9, 2020: Staff meets with candidates to review the election process.
Jan 14, 2020: Candidate’s 150-word statements are published in the weekly Biker Bulletin email.
Jan 22, 2020: Voting starts. Members will have a chance to vote online or in-person at the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition office throughout the election period.
Jan 22, 2020:Candidates have the opportunity to give a short speech at the annual member meeting and meet with interested members.
Jan 28, 2020: Candidates who wish to submit a 100-word supplemental statement must send them to firstname.lastname@example.org by this deadline. All supplemental statements will be emailed to members on February 1, 2020.
Feb 4, 2020: Voting ends at 9:59 pm PST.
Feb 6-8, 2020: Election results are communicated to each candidate.
Feb 18, 2020: Election results are announced in the weekly Biker Bulletin email.
Feb 22, 2020: Board of Directors participate in an all-day retreat.
Feb 25, 2020: Board of Directors meeting is held.
*As of September 2019, the board has not yet finalized a recommendations process for the 2020 election.
We’ll continue to update this page with more information as the elections move forward. Questions? Email email@example.com.