Nominations are open for the MMSDC Board of Directors
The Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council is accepting nominations for the upcoming election of its Board of Directors. Those elected will serve a two-year term beginning January 1, 2021 and ending December 31, 2022. In addition to board elections, it is also time to elect the Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee (MBEIC) Chairperson. MBEIC officers normally serve a two-year term, however, due to term limits with existing officers, we are holding a special election for the Chairperson and this shall be a one-year term beginning January 1, 2021 and ending December 31, 2021. Note that the person elected as the MBEIC Chair will also serve on the board of directors.
As an MBE in good standing, you are invited to submit your nominations. There are six (6) at-large seats available and one (1) West Michigan seat available, for a total of seven (7) MBE seats available. There is no vacancy in the Mid-Michigan region this year. We encourage you to participate in this important process by using the downloadable nomination form below.
The nomination deadline is Friday, September 25 at 5:00pm EST, no exceptions
All MBEs in good standing are eligible to nominate and vote for the vacant MBE seats on the Board of Directors and nominate and vote for the MBEIC Officers.
All Corporate Members in good standing are eligible to nominate and vote for the vacant Corporate Member seats on the Board of Directors.
View the MMSDC Board of Directors Nominee Requirements:
Submit Your Board of Directors Nominations:
Submit Your MBEIC Officer Nominations:
2020 Election Timeline:
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Distribute nomination forms to Members & MBEs.
Friday, September 25, 2020 (by 5:00pm EST)
Deadline for submitting nomination forms to MMSDC.
Monday, September 28, 2020
Distribute notice of nomination, the requirements of the position, and acknowledgement form used for accepting nomination to potential candidates.
Monday, October 5, 2020 by 5:00pm ET
Nominees must return their acceptance or decline of nomination to MMSDC. Acceptance acknowledgement must be accompanied by a current resume, statement of interest/value and a photo.
Monday, October 12, 2020
Distribute ballots and candidate statements.
Monday, October 26, 2020 by 5:00pm ET
Deadline for casting votes.
Friday, November 6, 2020
Results of the election to be ratified during board meeting.
Week of November 9, 2020
Formal press statement will be released to Corporate Members and MBEs with the election results, results will be posted to MMSDC website, and notice will be sent to each candidate with their election results.