AAM’s Annual Business Meeting

Please join us for AAM’s annual business meeting and learn more about nominating and voting for AAM directors.

AAM will hold its business meeting on Thursday, October 3, at 1:00 p.m. ET/12:00 p.m. CT/10:00 a.m. PT via a live webcast. Join AAM CEO Tom Drouillard and Ted Boyd, AAM’s chairman of the board and CEO of Current International and Magnifi, as they discuss key highlights from 2019 and announce the results of AAM director elections. Sign up for the webcast today.

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NOMINATE CANDIDATES TO THE AAM BOARD

AAM is accepting nominations for directors of its North American board. AAM members can only nominate candidates for board seats within their respective membership division.

If you have a candidate to nominate for an available seat, please send your recommendation(s) to aamboardsecretary@auditedmedia.com by 3 p.m. ET/2 p.m. CT on Friday, August 23.

Available Seats on the AAM Board

Several incumbent directors are running for re-election for the expiring board seats.  The available seats and list of incumbents are as follows:

U.S. Advertisers (2 seats, 1 incumbent) 

  • David Ronk, JP Morgan Chase & Co.
  • Available seat with no incumbent 

Canadian Advertising Agency (Incumbent)

  • Ted Boyd, Current International and Magnifi
U.S. Advertising Agencies (All incumbents)
  • Scott Kruse, GroupM
  • Dave Murphy, Novus Media Inc.
  • Brenda White, Starcom Worldwide 

Canadian News Media (All incumbents)

  • Craig Barnard, Postmedia
  • Phillip Crawley, The Globe and Mail

U.S. News Media (3 seats, 2 incumbents)

  • Gregg Fernandes, Washington Post
  • Dan Schaub, McClatchy
  • Available seat with no incumbent

 

How to Write a Nomination

Both the nominator and seconder submission should include the name, title, and company/publication name of the nominee and seconder. The body of the nomination submission can be as simple as:

I, <name>, <title>, <company/publication name>, hereby nominate <name>, <title>, <company/publication name> to represent the <U.S. newspaper/U.S. magazine/Canadian newspaper/etc. division> by <filling the vacancy caused by X> or <to run against X> on the Alliance for Audited Media board of directors.

The body of the seconding nomination submission can be as simple as:

I, <name>, <title>, <company/publication name>, hereby second the nomination, to have <name>, <title>, <company/publication name> represent the <U.S. newspaper/U.S. magazine/Canadian newspaper/etc. division> by <filling the vacancy caused by X> or <to run against X> on the Alliance for Audited Media board of directors.

 

CAST YOUR VOTE

On September 5, your company’s AAM member representative will receive an email with unique login credentials. This information will allow you to access the voting ballot and submit membership vote(s) for AAM’s director elections. Voting will close on Friday, September 27, at 1 p.m. ET/12 p.m. CT.

 

HEAR THE ELECTION RESULTS

Board nomination and election results will be finalized during AAM’s annual business meeting on Thursday, October 3, at 1:00 p.m. ET/12:00 p.m. CT. Register for the webcast.

 

Please send all questions about voting and the annual business meeting to aamboardsecretary@auditedmedia.com.