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2010 NASW Slate

The NASW National Committee on Nominations and Leadership Identification in December 2009 adopted the following slate for the 2010 election. Members eligible to vote must hold NASW membership in good standing as of Feb. 28, 2010. To vote electronically, your e-mail address must be current. A ballot and candidates' information will be published in the March issue of the NASW News.

Candidates' information will be posted on NASW's Web site. Campaigns must be conducted in accordance with the NASW Election Standards and Procedures for National Leadership.

Board of Directors

President-Elect (2010-2014)
Jeane Anastas, N.Y. City
Yvonne Chase, Alaska
Secretary (2010-2013)
Lawanna Barron, Ga.
Brenda Ward, Wis.
Member-at-Large (2010-2013)
Michie Hesselbrock, Conn.
Robin Mama, N.J.
MSW Student (2010-2012)
Enyonam Hargett, N.Y. City
Sarah Petela, Conn.
Region V (2010-2013)
Sheryl Brissett-Chapman, D.C.
Fran Franklin, Del.
Region VI (2010-2013)
Jacquelyn Nash, Fla.
Anna Scheyett, N.C.
Region XI (2010-2013)
W. Mark Clark, Ariz.
Josephine Tittsworth, Texas
Region XII (2010-2013)
Lawrence Betcher, Ore.
Victor Voth, Hawaii

Committee on Nominations and Leadership Identification

Region II (2010-2013)
Carmen Collado, N.Y. City
Jun Matsuyoshi, N.Y. City
Region VI (2010-2013)
Marjorie Hammock, S.C.
Jan Ligon, Ga.
Region VII (2010-2013)
Janet Melcher, Ohio
Willie "Bo" Walker, Tenn.
Region XII (2010-2013)
Christine Langworthy, Hawaii
Randy Magen, Alaska

For inquiries, contact the Office of Governance at e-mail or 202-336-8216.

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