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2020 Election

The 2020 PTOS Election will take place from January 8-10, 2020

2020 Call for Nominations

Nominating petitions will be available and accepted by the Election Committee between November 25 and December 13, 2019.  Completed nominating petitions may be electronically submitted to Rob Fuller ( or hand-delivered to any of the following locations by 3:00 PM E.T. on Friday, December 13, 2019.

Robert Fuller x2-6300 Alexandria HQ - KNX 2C05
Thane Underdahl 303-297-4299 Rocky Mountain Regional Office - BRB 15140

Call for Nominations (PDF File)

Officer Nominating Petition (MS-Word Doc) Petition due by 3 PM E.T. December 13, 2019.

Representative Nominating Petition (MS-Word Doc) Petition due by 3 PM E.T. December 13, 2019.

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--scroll to "Bylaws of the Election Committee") 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.

Preliminary Slate of Candidates for 2020 Election (As of 12/5/2019) - Asterisk denotes incumbent

President  Robert Hodge*
Vice President  
 HQ / Shirlington / Hoteling Representatives
 TC 1600 (2 positions)  
 TC 1700/2900 (2 positions)  Brandon Rosati*
 TC 2100 (2 positions)  
 TC 2400 (2 positions)  
 TC 2600 (2 positions)  
 TC 2800 (2 positions)  
 TC 3600 (2 positions)  Anand Loharikar, Catherine Loikith*, Jeffrey O'Brien*
 TC 3700 (2 positions)  Anne Kozak*, Keith Raymond*
 CFO/CAO/CIO/OPIM (1 position)  
 Trademarks (2 positions)  
 Director's Office / PTAB / Policy and Int. Affairs (1 position)  
 OPLA/OPQA/All Others (1 position)  
 Regional Representatives
 MWRO (Detroit)  
 RMRO (Denver)  Katie Gerth
 TXRO (Dallas)  Neel Patel*
 SVRO (San Jose)  
 At Large Representatives
 Alex DeVito*
 Shon Foley
 Robert Hodge
 Kang Hu
 Anne Kozak
 Anand Loharikar
 Catherine Loikith
 Seahvosh Nikmanesh
 Jeffrey O'Brien
 Keith Raymond
 Brandon Rosati