January 15, 2016


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The DMLA Nominations and Elections Committee is pleased to announce the call for nominees to serve on the 2016 to 2018 DMLA Board of Directors.

There are eight positions open for the 2016 – 2018 Board slate – President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and four (4) Officers-at-Large.

Participating on the Board of Directors enables you to lend your leadership and vision to the DMLA community and to contribute to defining its path forward. If you are interested in serving or nominating a fellow member, please send an email with your interest to

The DMLA Board’s obligation to its members is to govern the organization and to forward its mission:

To promote and protect the interests of the media licensing community through advocacy, education and communication.

Nominations and Elections Process

Eligibility: Any member of DMLA in good standing may nominate themselves or fellow members to serve on the DMLA Board of Directors providing they meet the requirements as established in the DMLA Bylaws.

Only complete nominations will go before the Nominations and Elections Committee for consideration. If you would like to nominate another individual to serve, the nominee along with their contact information and reason for nomination is needed. The Nominations and Elections committee shall verify the eligibility of all nominees. Individuals so nominated shall have given prior consent to said nomination and election as an officer.

The call for Nominations and Elections closes at 11:59 p.m. EST, Monday, February 15, 2016.

Board Positions

To gain a better understanding of the roles and responsibilities of being a member of the DMLA Board of Directors as well as the specific positions that are open on the 2016 DMLA Board, please visit the DMLA website at for roles and descriptions. The following positions are open for nominations:

  • DMLA President
  • DMLA Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer
  • DMLA Officer-at-large   (4) positions available                                                                         Timeline:
Date Actions
January 12, 2016 –February 15, 2016 Call for Nominations Open
January 12, 2016 – February 15, 2016 Nominations and Elections Committee Receives Final Nominations
February 15, 2016 Nominations and Elections Committee Recommends Slate for Board Approval
February 26, 2016 Election Ballots Distributed to Members For Voting
March 18, 2016 Final Ballots Accepted by DMLA
April 4, 2016 DMLA 2014 Board Announces Election Results
May 1, 2016 DMLA 2016 Board of Directors will take office


Should you have any questions, please contact Sonia Wasco – DMLA Nominations and Elections Committee Chair at 717-626-0296 or