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 in January, members will be voting to elect eight directors for the board. 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:
Here’s the schedule for the 2023 San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Board elections:
Fall/winter 2022: Board promotes the election amongst members and encourages members to declare their interest.
January 2, 2023: Deadline for interested candidates to submit the online candidate questionnaire and submit resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 3-13, 2023: Current Board Directors review candidate questionnaires and interview candidates.
January 13, 2022: Membership eligibility deadline: January 13, 2023 at 11:59 pm PST. You must be a member by this date to vote or run in the election.
January 13, 2022: Candidates must officially declare their intent to run by submitting the following to email@example.com before this deadline:
- Candidate photo
- 150-word statement
Week of January 16, 2023: Staff meets with candidates to review the election process.
January 19, 2023: Candidates may deliver a 2-minute speech during the Annual Member Meeting. Candidates will also have the opportunity to connect with members in-person. Speeches will be recorded for later viewing.
January 23, 2023: Voting starts. Members will have a chance to vote online throughout the election period. Candidates’ 150-word statements are published in the SF Bicycle Coalition newsletter.
February 1, 2023: Voting ends at 9:59 pm PST.
February 2-3, 2023: Election results are communicated to each candidate.
Week of February 6, 2023: Election results are announced in the SF Bicycle Coalition newsletter.
February 11, 2023: Board of Directors participate in an all-day retreat.
February 21, 2023: Board of Directors meeting is held.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.