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PTOS 2019 Call for Nominations


PTOS 2019 Call for Nominations

You can have a voice in PTOS!


Turn in your nominating petition form between December 3 - December 14 and your name will be placed on the ballot for the 2019 election.


Nominations will be accepted for the following positions:


Positions for which all PTOS members are eligible:



Vice President




At Large Representative (10 positions available)


Alexandria HQ / Shirlington Campus / Hoteling Representative Positions (Member must work on campus at Alexandria HQ, Shirlington Campus, or hotel from any USPTO Office, and work within the respective business unit):


TC 1600, 1700/2900, 2100, 2400, 2600, 2800, 3600, 3700 (2 from each – 16 total positions)

OCFO / OCAO / OCIO / OPIM (1 position)

Trademarks (2 positions)

Office of the Director / PTAB / Office of the General Counsel /Office of Policy & International Affairs (1 position)

OPLA/OPQA/All others not specified (1 position) – Includes Office of the Commissioner, CRU, others


Regional Office Representative Positions (Member must work on campus at the respective Regional Office, and can be on a non-hoteling telework agreement):


Midwest Regional Office (1 position)

Rocky Mountain Regional Office (1 position)

Silicon Valley Regional Office (1 position)

Texas Regional Office (1 position)


Visit to get your nominating petition form.


Completed forms must be delivered by 5:00PM E.T. on December 14, 2018.  Hand-deliveries may be brought to Rob Fuller (Alexandria HQ KNX 2C05), Thane Underdahl (RMRO BRB 15140), or Maria Edwards (SVRO SJC 273).  Electronic submissions may be sent to


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


Voting will take place from January 9-11, 2019.