District 26 - Serving Colorado, Wyoming and Western Nebraska

District Nominations

It’s time for nominations for District Officers!

District leadership provides an opportunity to stretch and grow as both a leader and communicator. If you want to accelerate your growth and development in these areas, please consider running for one of the elected or appointed district leadership positions. Here is an encouraging  message from our 2023-2024 International President, Morag Mathieson, to review:

Elected Positions

The District Leadership Committee (DLC) is tasked with nominating individuals for the following elected positions in District 26:

  • District Director
  • Program Quality Director
  • Club Growth Director
  • 7 Division Directors (Denver, Eastern, Foothills, Metro, Northern, Southern, Urban)

For the descriptions and qualifications for each position, refer to Call for Nominations. For more information about the location and geography of the various divisions in our district, check out our district’s 2024-25 Alignment Page. 

Candidates may nominate themselves (highly encouraged) or another member can do it for you.   Each nominee must complete and submit the following required documents to the District Leadership Committee:

Elections are held at the Annual District Council Business Meeting in the Spring.

Election Process Overview

This page provides a brief introduction to the process for becoming a district officer. For a detailed explanation of the official rules concerning the nomination process, refer to the District Administrative Bylaws, Article VII Officers and Protocol 9.0: District Campaigns and Elections.

For the descriptions and qualifications for each position, refer to the Call For Nominations

Nomination Process

All nominations  and documents for elected positions must be submitted to the District Leadership Committee Chair (DLC Chair) at IPDD[at] by March 15, 2025.

Nominees for office will be interviewed by members of the DLC. After interviews are completed, the DLC will provide the current District Director with a list of candidates approved to run for elected positions.

Election Calendar

  • Deadline for Nominations to Elected Positions: March 15, 2025
  • Candidate interviews: March through April
  • District Officer Election (During District Council Meeting):  to be determined for Sprng 2025. 
  • Floor Candidates – submit applications to districtdirector[at] by midnight  1 week before the 2025 District Council Meeting for Open Leadership Roles.

The Role of the District Leadership Committee

The District Leadership Committee (DLC), chaired by Ann Hill, DTM, Immediate Past District Director, conducts interviews and evaluates all candidates, and nominates the best candidates for elected positions.

If you are interested in serving in a district office, please read the information below to familiarize yourself with the rules and procedures.

Appointed Positions

The DLC is also tasked with reviewing applications for the following appointed positions:

  • Public Relations Manager
  • Administration Manager
  • Finance Manager
  • Area Directors
  • Logistics Manager *
  • Parliamentarian *
  • Club Extension Chair
  • Club Retention Chair


* Not listed in “Call for Nominations”, see Additional Leadership Roles for more information on these positions.

Appointments for these positions usually take place after the district elections by the District-Director Elect.

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