Georgia Association of Public Safety Communications Officials

Elections Open for the Georgia APCO Board of Officers

Nominations are open for the Georgia APCO Board of Officers. Elections will be held Wednesday, September 6th, beginning at noon, at The Villas by the Sea in Jekyll Island. The elections will close at 11:59 a.m. on Thursday, September 7, 2023. 

In accordance with the Chapter’s Bylaws, the following positions are up for election this year:

Secretary,
Executive Council Representative,
and Two (2) Board Officer-at-Large positions

If you are interested in running for one of the positions listed above, you must submit a letter of interest and a letter of support from your employer. Letters should be mailed to Past President Lynn Smith at:

Lynn Smith
Habersham County E-911
175 EOC Drive
Cornelia, GA 30531

All submissions must be postmarked by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 26, 2023. Letters can also be sent via e-mail to: lsmith@habershamga.com. 
According to the Chapter Bylaws, any voting-eligible member of APCO, who is in good-standing, may run for a Board Officer-at-Large office (and meet the criteria items a, b and d below). Section 6.6 of the Bylaws requires candidates for positions on the Executive Committee (President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Executive Council Representative) meet the four following additional qualifications:

(a) Be a voting-eligible member in good standing serving in a non-commercial capacity as set forth in the Membership Policy
(b) Be a citizen of the United States
(c) Have served at least two years in an elected office of the Chapter, and;
(d) Shall have attended a minimum of two of the last three annual meetings.

If you have any questions, please feel free to ask any of your Board Officers. We will be happy to assist.