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September 15, 2016
Robért and Jean-Guy, current and past presidents
Robért Hinojosa, current president, and Jean-Guy Levaque, past president, at the 2016 RCI 31st International Convention and Trade Show in Orlando, Florida.

Nominations are being sought for the offices of first vice president, second vice president, and secretary/treasurer of RCI for the 2017-2018 term. Individuals interested in running for any of these offices or submitting names for nominations should send them to RCI, Inc. at 1500 Sunday Drive, Suite 204, Raleigh, NC 27607.

While the offices of first and second vice president are preparatory for the office of president, the secretary/treasurer position is not a laddered position to the presidency. The position is elected annually, but the secretary/treasurer may serve a maximum of three consecutive one-year terms.

Questions on qualifications for the offices may be directed to Patrick L. Downey, FRCI, RRC, CCCA, chairman of the Nominating Committee, Merik, Inc., Marietta, GA, at 770-565-3016 or downeypl@merikinc.com. Procedural questions should be directed to James R. Birdsong, executive vice president and CEO, at 1-800-828-1902 or jbirdsong@iibec.org.

Candidates seeking election must submit biographies, position statements, and photographs to RCI in accordance with guidelines established by the Nominating Committee for receipt no later than Friday, October 28, 2016. All candidates for RCI office are subject to a routine background check.

Elected officers will be installed at the Annual Meeting of the Members to take place in Anaheim, CA, on Monday, March 20, 2017.