According to the IAC Bylaws and the rotation schedule for elections, a coroner is eligible to run as the IAC 2nd Vice President (formerly Secretary/Treasurer) for the upcoming year (October 1, 2020 – September 30, 2021). Please see Article V, Sections 3 and 6 below.
In addition to the 2nd Vice President, the NACo Representative and WIR Representative positions are also up for election. These two positions are open to all IAC members. Please see Article V, Sections 5 and 6 below.
All candidates will have a few minutes to speak at our virtual IAC Annual membership meeting in September and voting will take place electronically.
According to the bylaws, all nominations must be submitted to IAC by August 31. If you are interested in running for the 2nd Vice President, NACo Representative, or WIR Representative, please complete the following application: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HBZHQ8L. To learn more about the positions, please visit the link above. We will post the application information on our website, along with a photo, for IAC members to review prior to voting.
Article V, Section 3 (Full IAC Bylaws: http://idcounties.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/IAC-Constitution-and-Bylaws-06-04-20.pdf)
The office of 2nd Vice President shall be open to all members in good standing in a rotating order, provided that not more than one member of the Executive Committee (Article IV, Section 2, A) shall represent the same county or county elected office. The rotation commenced on October 1, 2014 and shall be in the following order: in year one, a prosecuting attorney; in each successive year thereafter, a treasurer, a county commissioner, an assessor, a clerk, a sheriff, and a coroner.
Article V, Section 5
The election of a representative to the National Association of Counties (NACo) and to the Western Interstate Region (WIR) Boards shall be held at the annual conference and the term of office shall be two (2) years with the election occurring in each even-numbered year. The second seat on the NACo Board (if Idaho qualifies) shall be held by the President of IAC or his or her designee. The elected representatives from Idaho to the NACo and WIR Boards shall also serve as ex-officio and voting members of the Board.
Article V, Section 6
Persons that wish to pursue the IAC 2nd Vice President, NACo representative, and WIR representative positions must complete an application, provided by IAC, to IAC by August 31 of the year of their election to indicate their interest in running for the position. If no individual from the county elected office up for rotation for the IAC 2nd Vice President submits an application by August 31, nominations will be taken from the floor during the Annual Conference from the next county elected office in the rotation schedule (Article V, Section 3).