Important SMPTE Section Deadlines

First Quarter

January

  • List of Section Nominating Committee members due in to HQ first week of January
  • 4th Quarter Financial Report due in to HQ by Jan 15

February
Section Nominating Committee to submit:

  • Governor Candidates & Candidate Information Forms to SMPTE HQ (Due 1st Monday in February)
  • Slate of candidates for Section Election to Board of Managers (Due last Monday in February)

March

  • Section Election Candidate Information Forms due at SMPTE HQ by March 1.
  • Submit Fellow Nomination Forms to HQ
  • Submit Nominees for Citation for Outstanding Service to HQ
  • Section Elections begin on the third Monday of March

Second Quarter

April

  • Section Elections close on the last Monday of April
  • 1st Quarter Financial Report due in to HQ by April 15

May

  • SMPTE Tellers verify Section Election results
  • Sections are notified of election results

June

  • Award Winners & new Fellows approved and notified

Third Quarter

July

  • New Section Officers take office -July 1 - June 30
  • New Section Managers take office -July 1-June 30
  • 2nd Quarter Financial Report due in to HQ by July 15

August

  • Society Elections for Officers and Governors begin on the third Monday of August

September

  • Section Budget for the next year due in to HQ
  • Society Elections for Officers and Governors close on the third Monday of September
  • SMPTE Tellers verify Section Election results

Fourth Quarter

October

  • Section Budget APPROVAL
  • 3rd Quarter Financial Report due in to HQ by October 15
  • SMPTE Annual Tech Conference & Expo

November
 
 

December

Form a Section Nominating Committee for:

  • Governor nominations for National Elections - Due February
  • Section Election nominations- Due February

Section Officers to select candidates for:

  • Fellow nominations - Due March
  • Citation of Outstanding Service to the Society- Due March