Nominate Regional Reps
The NCJA Elections Committee solicits nominations for members to serve as regional representatives on the NCJA Advisory Council each spring.
Current members may nominate regional representatives for the NCJA Advisory Council. Nominees must be current dues paying, individual, tribal or criminal justice coordinating council members from the nominator’s region in order to be placed on the ballot. Nominations may be submitted online or by email. Multiple nominations may be submitted and members may nominate themselves. Nominations should be accompanied by a short biographical sketch of the nominee to include the nominee's present position, responsibilities, background and education.
For questions, please contact Bethany Broida.
Regional Rep Role and Responsibilities
As part of the Advisory Council, regional representatives help the NCJA Board of Directors formulate and guide the policy and direction of the association. The Advisory Council also selects board members and NCJA officers from the Council membership each year. View Statement of Responsibility.
Any individual or tribal member or a representative from a member criminal justice coordinating council in good standing can serve as a regional representative. The regional representatives are elected for a term of one year and may serve consecutive terms. Each region will elect a minimum of three representatives; a fourth representative may be elected from the tribal government members in each region. The four regions - West, Midwest, South and Northeast (see below).
The Advisory Council meets once a year at the Forum on Criminal Justice. Additional meetings may be held by telephone. Because the perspective of practitioners is important, regional representatives are expected to attend this meeting.
The regional representatives are elected for a term of one year and may serve consecutive terms. Each region will elect a minimum of three representatives; a fourth representative will serve as an alternate in each of the four regions.
- American Samoa
- New Mexico
- Northern Mariana Islands
- Virgin Islands
- North Carolina
- Puerto Rico
- South Carolina
- West Virginia
- North Dakota
- South Dakota
- District of Columbia
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New York
- Rhode Island
Regional Rep Elections
After nominations are solicited from the membership-at-large, individual, tribal government and criminal justice coordinating council members will vote by secret ballot in elections held this spring. Ballots will be sent to members by email and elections will be held online. The top three vote getters from each region will serve as regional representatives with the fourth highest vote-getter serving as an alternate.