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2024 WMCA SPECIAL Election

call for candidates

Candidate Packet Deadline: March 29, 2024

By this notice, the WMCA Elections Officer and the Membership Committee announce the Call for Candidates for a Special Election to fill a vacant board position on the WMCA Executive Committee. Service in this position is a great way to fill service requirements for IIMC certifications and a fun way to be involved in the educational, planning, and advocacy activities of the Washington Municipal Clerks Association.

The Special Election will be held May 6, through May 27, 2024, through electronic voting software. The following position is available in this election: 

Board Member (Term ending March 2025)

The job description for this position can be found online on the Executive Committee page under About WMCA.

Candidate Packets can be submitted electronically or by hard copy and must be received by the Elections Officer (Tami Pevey, City of Sultan) no later than March 29, 2024.

Candidate Packets must include the four following pieces of information:

1.   Declaration of Candidacy: This is a signed, written document containing the following:

“I declare myself as a candidate for the office of ____________________.  I declare that I am an active WMCA member in good standing. I request that my name be printed on the official ballot for election. Attached is a letter of support from my supervisor, as well as the individual with budget authority (unless the same person) for example but not limited to - a mayor, agency manager, agency administrator or CEO, with a photo and candidate statement which I authorize for use in the election process.”

2.  Candidate Statement: This statement must be no more than 200 words in length, including your name, title, place of employment and a statement of why election to office is sought and must be submitted with your Candidate Packet. All words of more than one letter, all groups of numbers, and abbreviations or acronyms will be counted as one word.

3.  Photo: A black and white or color digital photo of the candidate must be submitted with the Candidate Packet. Photos will be used by the Elections Officer in the electronic voting mechanism and forwarded to the President-Elect who will distribute them to the Board member responsible for the April edition of the Executive Committee Monthly Report to introduce the new Executive Committee.

4.  Letter of Support: A letter addressed to WMCA and signed by the candidate’s supervisor, as well as the individual with budget authority (unless the same person) for example but not limited to - a mayor, agency manager, agency administrator, or CEO, supporting the candidacy, and the candidate’s increased involvement in WMCA, must be submitted with the Candidate Packet.

Send your complete Candidate Packet to:

Via email to:

Via mail to:  Tami Pevey

WMCA Elections Officer

City of Sultan

PO Box 1199

Sultan, WA 98294


All submittals must be received by

March 29, 2024

Printable Call for Candidate Instructions

*In accordance with the WMCA Elections Procedures, the annual call for candidates for the 2024 General Election closed on December 1, 2023. No candidates were received for the position of Secretary. Per the WMCA Bylaws, and at the direction of the WMCA President and Executive Committee, it has been requested to open a special filing period for this position in lieu of creating an ad hoc nominations committee [WMCA Bylaws Article V, Section 3].

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