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Law Alumni Association Board of Directors Elections


The RWU Law Alumni Association is conducting its annual election of the Board of Directors. This election will fill six (6) vacancies on the Board.  Each elected Director will serve a three-year term of office, commencing July 1, 2016.

All e-ballots are due on Friday, May 13, 2016 by 5:00 p.m. by completing the online voting form HERE.

Alumni may submit only one completed voting form. Please vote for no more than six (6) Board of Director Candidates via the online voting form. A ballot with more than six selections will be void.

Results of this e-ballot will be posted on-line by Friday, May 20, 2016.

Once the 2016/2017 RWU Law Alumni Association Board of Directors is determined.  Executive Committee nominations may be sent to by Friday, May 27, 2016.  After the new Board members are elected, you will receive an email to make nominations for Executive Officers from among members of the new Board of Directors. 

The 2016-2017 Executive Officer Election shall take place at the Annual Law Alumni Association Breakfast Meeting in conjunction with the Rhode Island Bar Association Annual Meeting scheduled for Thursday, June 16, 2016 at the Rhode Island Convention Center.  Registration begins at 7:45 a.m. We hope that you will become involved in the Law Alumni Association and we thank you for your participation in the 2016-2017 Board of Directors election.