ballot boxEach year the SBE membership elects members to serve on the national Board of Directors, the governing body of the society. This includes all four officers for one-year terms and half the 12 directors for two-year terms.

Additional candidates may be nominated by the membership. Any eligible member proposed by at least ten members to the national Secretary by July 12, 2021, will be added to the ballot. The election will take place July 23 through August 25, 2021. Balloting will be via the election website, except for those members who have opted out of electronic voting this year or who have not provided the SBE National Office with their email address. They will receive their ballots through the mail.

The Nominations Committee is chaired by Roswell Clark, CPBE, CBNT. Committee members are John Collinson, CPBE, 8-VSB, AMD, CBNE, New Port Richey, FL; Chris Crump, CBNE, Buford, GA; Mark Johnson, CSRE, Panama City Beach, FL; Jason Ornellas, CBRE, CRO, Sacramento, CA; and Jeff Schick, CBT, Forest Hills, NY.

For more information about candidacy, contact SBE Secretary Kevin Trueblood or SBE Executive Director Jim Ragsdale.

Nominations Committee 2021 Candidate Slate

* indicates incumbent


Andrea CummisPresident: Andrea Cummis, CBT, CTO
Chapter 15 New York; Bethlehem, PA

Vice President: Ted Hand, CPBE, 8-VSB, AMD, ATSC3, DRB
Chapter 45 Charlotte; Charlotte, NC

Secretary: Kevin Trueblood, CBRE, CBNT *
Chapter 90 Southwest Florida; Estero, FL

Treasurer: Jason Ornellas, CBRE, CRO
Chapter 43 Sacramento; Sacrament, CA


(top six vote getters will be elected)

Brad Humphries, CBT
Chapter 45 Charlotte; York, SC

Zhulieta Ibisheva, CBTE, CBT
Chapter 50 Hawaii; Honolulu, HI

Jeff Juniet, CBTE
Chapter 42 Central Florida; Casselberry, FL

Ched Keiler, CPBE, 8-VSB, CBNE *
Chapter 53 South Florida; Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Geary S. Morrill, CPBE, CBNE *
Chapter 91 Central Michigan; Saginaw, MI

David Ratener, CPBE, CBNT
Chapter 16 Seattle; Seattle, WA

Dan Whealy, CBTE *
Chapter 96 Rockford; Sumner, IA

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