The North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board conducts an election from its body each year.
Who Can Vote?
Only fully licensed or certified persons are eligible to vote. Each qualifying professional shall have one (1) vote. In addition, only fully licensed or certified professionals may run for a Board seat. LCAS-Associates and CSAC-Interns may not hold a Board seat or run for a seat on the Board.
A qualifying professional may vote in all races on the ballot. For example, a person living in the Eastern district will be able to vote for all races, including the race for the Western District seat.
Voting will only be available through the LearningBuilder platform after the voting period begins.
Ballots are no longer mailed through the USPS to the qualifying professional eligible to vote. Ballots will be obtained by logging into LearningBuilder on or after May 13, 2019.
How to Run?
If you wish to run or nominate someone, then that candidate shall provide a maximum 100-word statement on the qualities they would bring to the NCSAPPB if elected, and photo to be included on the 2019 Election web page found at the Board’s website, on the Slate of Candidates page, to Barden Culbreth, Executive Director.
The following seats are to be voted on in 2019:
1. At-Large Seat (Dottie Greene, incumbent)
2. Eastern Seat (Dale Willetts, incumbent)
3. Eastern Seat (Kate Gomes, incumbent)
4. South Central Seat (Elizabeth Ramos, incumbent)
2019 Election Cycle:
Election Nominations Begin: March 11, 2019
Election Nominations Close: May 11, 2019
Ballot Learning Plans Open: May 13, 2019
Ballot Learning Plans Close: June 13, 2019
Ballots Counted: June 14, 2019
Results Announced to Board: June 14, 2019
All Nominees Contacted: June 17, 2019
New Board Member Orientation: September 13, 2019
New Board Members Sworn-In and Seated: September 13, 2019