2015 NATAS PSW Board of Governors Election is Now Open!

The 2015 NATAS PSW Board of Governors Election is Now Open!

You have the opportunity to select the men and women who will set policy and plan activities for the Pacific Southwest Chapter for the year to come.  It’s time for the annual election of Governors. Once again, the election will be held online–be sure to cast your vote immediately.   Please whitelist to be sure you receive your voting link, log on and password via email.   Voting instructions were sent May 15th, but reminders will be sent before the polls close.

All active members were sent voting instructions.  If you haven’t received yours, please contact the Chapter Office at to verify your email address. The deadline to cast your ballot is 9 p.m. PDT Friday, May 29, 2015.

2015 Board of Governors Election Coming In May

Would you like to help improve NATAS Pacific Southwest?  There is no better way to influence the quality of the membership experience than to join us on the Board of Governors.  The Board of Governors is the parliamentary governing body which oversees the functioning of each of the Chapters that comprise The National Television Academy.  The Governors are entrusted with administering the Chapters and for safeguarding the integrity of the Emmy® brand and the Emmy® Awards process.  Governors are elected by the general membership of each Chapter from its active members. Governors may serve two consecutive two-year terms.
If you’d like to run for the June ’15 – June ’17 term, contact the chapter office at to put your name on the ballot.
The duties of a Governor include the following:
•To attend a general meeting each month of the Board of Governors to discuss and vote on matters of importance to the Academy.
•To act as a conduit to and from the television community on matters affecting the Chapter and the community.
•To chair or serve actively on at least one Committee.*
•To participate actively in the production of at least one Chapter program or activity each year and to attend as many Chapter functions as possible.
•To serve as a judge and recruit others to judge the Emmy entries from other Chapters of The National Academy.
•To recruit new members of the Chapter.
•To perform whatever other duties are required to maintain the integrity, well-being, and efficient functioning of the Television Academy Chapter.
* The Standing Committees of the Pacific Southwest Chapter include: Activities, Area Awards, Communications, Internet, Legal, Chapter Stations, Membership and Education/Scholarship. There are also several ad hoc committees including Nominations, Television History and Silver/Gold Circle.
Help us continue over 40 years of excellence by running for the NATAS-PSW Board of Governors!