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Elections are held annually for president and regional directors across the country and around the world.

Nominations for the Regional Directors named in Article IV, Section 7, and for the President shall be solicited from the members at least ninety (90) days prior to the Annual Meeting. Announcement in an Association publication may satisfy this requirement of notice. Solicited nominations must be received by the Nominating Committee no less than sixty (60) days before the Annual Meeting.
The term of office for a Regional Director shall be three (3) years, beginning fourteen (14) days after the close of the Annual Meeting and continue through to fourteen (14) days after the close of the third (3rd) subsequent Annual Meeting. Elections shall be held for Regional Directors from Domestic Regions 1, 2, 3, and 4 in years divisible by 3 with no remainder, from Domestic Regions 5, 6, 7, and 8 in years divisible by 3 with 1 remainder, and from the International Region and Domestic Regions 9, 10, 11, and 12 in years divisible by 3 with 2 remainder. Only members from each region may vote for their Regional Director.
Nominations so solicited, if insufficient to fill all positions available with qualified members, shall be supplemented by additional names from the Nominating Committee. Consent of the nominee is required for all nominations. Full qualifications of kiting and other relevant background of nominees may be included with nomination.

You can submit nominations directly to nominations@aka.kite.org.
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Candidates For President Region                       Candidate Total
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
John Barresi 53 43 30 45 36 55 21 43 39 65 16 32 26 John Barresi 504
Cari King* 1 Cari King 1
Marla Miller* 1 2 Marla Miller 3
David Gomberg* 1 David Gomberg 1
Blank 1 1 Blank 2
Larry Stiles* 3 Larry Stiles 3
Totals by Region 53 44 30 46 36 55 21 46 40 65 19 32 27 514 Total 514

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Regional Directors
1 Maggie Engvall 24 1 Maggie Engvall 24
Greg Lamoureux 36 Greg Lamoureux 36
60
2
2 Tom McAdam 39 2 Tom McAdam 39
Brad Weiner 10 Brad Weiner 10
49
3
3 Jack Wilson 29 3 Jack Wilson 29
29
4
4 John Lutter 40 4 John Lutter 40
Blank 1 Blank 1
Jason Wheeler 5 Jason Wheeler 5
46
9
9 Brett Morris 40 9 Brett Morris 40
40
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Invalid by Region 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 3 5 0 0 Total Invalid 14

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2014 Board of Directors

(effective 10/23/13)

President John Barresi (OR)
1st Vice President Marla Miller (WA)
2nd Vice President John Lutter (FL)
Treasurer Cel Dallmer (PA)
Secretary Alexa King (WA)
Director At Large Simon Crafts (OH)
Director At Large Gayle Woodul (TX)
Director At Large Will Smoot (VA)
Director At Large Glenn Davison (CT)
Regional Director 1 Greg Lamoreaux (MA)
Regional Director 2 Thom McAdam (PA)
Regional Director 3 Jack Wilson (VA)
Regional Director 4 John Lutter (FL)
Regional Director 5 Steve Rothwell (MI)
Regional Director 6 Edward Grys (WI)
Regional Director 7 Robin McCracken (CO)
Regional Director 8 Guy Blatnik (TX)
Regional Director 9 Brett Morris (OR)
Regional Director 10 Scott Davis (WA)
Regional Director 11 Tom McAlister (CA)
Regional Director 12 Glen Rothstein (CA)
Regional Director 13 Linda Sanders (AU)

Click here to view all current positions and committees (including nominations)