Bafta Los Angeles

Board of Directors Election for 2015

02 October 14

The Election for the Board of Directors of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles is again upon us, with nine vacancies to be filled. Each new Director will serve a two-year term commencing in January 2015.

We are now accepting applications from BAFTA Los Angeles Voting Members for the upcoming election.

Applications will be reviewed by the Election Oversight Committee and, if eligible, submitted to the general membership for voting in November . Voting will be conducted online and the tabulation of votes handled by an independent IT company.

Individual Board members can make an essential contribution to the policy-making decisions, governance and operations of BAFTA Los Angeles. It must be understood that Board membership requires a meaningful level of commitment in time and effort. but we believe that the camaraderie and feeling of accomplishment in helping to shape the future of the organization is very rewarding. Each Member of the Board is committed to attend monthly Board of Directors meetings, to serve on, chair or co-chair at least one Committee, and contribute their talents, knowledge and enthusiasm to fulfill BAFTA Los Angeles’ mission. Board Members are also expected to raise funds for the organization through sponsorship, ticket sales or personal donations.

How to Apply for Candidacy

If you are interested in becoming a candidate for election, please download the following two documents:

Download (PDF): pdf Information Package for Candidates (78 KB)

Download (Word Doc): doc Election Application Form. (64 KB)

Completed applications forms should be submitted by email to .

The deadline to submit an application is 5.00pm (Pacific Time) on October 22, 2014.

This is a firm deadline and no applications for candidacy received after this time will be accepted, with no exceptions.

If you are unable to download the documents above, please contact the BAFTA Los Angeles office and request they be sent to you via Email. Please call (323) 658 6590.

To be eligible, you must be a current Member of BAFTA Los Angeles who has (a) been a voting Member in good standing during the past year (a minimum of 2-year membership is recommended), and (b) has not been suspended for less than 30 days in the two years prior to the effective date of the election, and (c) not been suspended for more than 30 days at any time.