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2019 Election

Call for Nominations (Interim Election)

The PTOS Election Committee is now seeking nominations for the position of Midwest Regional Office Representative.  Note: Nominees must work on campus at the Midwest Regional Office, and may be on a non-hoteling telework agreement.


Nominations will be accepted between February 20, 2019 and March 4, 2019.


Completed nominating petitions must be emailed to by 5:00 PM E.T. on March 4, 2019.

Nominating Petition Form


The election will be decided by majority vote of the PTOS Board of Directors per Article V, Section 10(b) of the PTOS Constitution.


The 2019 PTOS Election will take place from January 9-11, 2019

Click here for the complete ballot listing.

Candidate Biographies

Luther Behringer - Candidate for At Large Representative

Rebecca Eisenberg - Candidate for Vice President and At Large Representative

Catherine Loikith - Candidate for TC 3600 Rep and At Large Representative

Robert Morlan - Candidate for TC 2400 Representative

Angela Nguyen - Candidate for TC 2400 Representative and At Large Representative

Brandon Rosati - Candidate for TC 1700/2900 Rep and At Large Representative

2019 Call for Nominations

Nominating petitions will be available and accepted by the Election Committee between December 3 and December 14, 2018.  Completed nominating petitions ***may be electronically submitted*** to Rob Fuller ( or hand-delivered to any of the following locations by 5:00 PM E.T. on Friday, December 14, 2018.

Robert Fuller x2-6300 Alexandria HQ - KNX 2C05
Thane Underdahl 303-297-4299 Rocky Mountain Regional Office - BRB 15140
Maria Edwards 408-918-7686 Silicon Valley Regional Office - SJC 273

Call for Nominations (PDF File)

Officer Nominating Petition (MS-Word Doc) Petition due by 5 PM E.T. December 14, 2018.

Representative Nominating Petition (MS-Word Doc) Petition due by 5 PM E.T. December 14, 2018.

Note:  Electronic signatures are acceptable.  To obtain an electronic signature, nominees must send an email from their USPTO email to the signer's USPTO email requesting electronic signature.  Signer must respond with an email in this form:

"I, ***, nominate *** for the position of ***.  /***/"

Example: I, John Doe, nominate Sally Smith for the position of Treasurer.  /John Doe/

Violations of the Election Committee bylaws (available here) can be reported confidentially to the Election Committee at

Nominees must submit the nomination form and a copy of each email response containing the electronic signature.  In the signature space on the nomination form, nominees must write "see email," rather than signing for the signer.  This packet can be electronically submitted to or hand-deilvered to any of the locations listed above.