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State Leadership and Skills Conference

March 9-11, 2023 • Atlanta, Ga

Voting Delegates

SkillsUSA is a student-run organization, whereby student members are charged with the responsibility of governing the affairs associated with student constitutions. Schools are entitled to student voting delegates that will commensurate with their membership to represent the views of their chapter within the structure of the House of Delegates.   

 

Purpose of A State Voting Delegate: 

  • Represent your chapter

  • Elect state officers

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties of the voting delegates are important to the operation of the organization. Most importantly voting delegates will need to attend the Voting Delegate Experience on Friday of the State Leadership & Skills Conference. Final details will be released on the SkillsUSA Georgia website under the State Leadership and Skills Conference tab and will be available in the conference app. Other duties include: 

  • Enact bylaws, rules and regulations necessary for carrying out the affairs and activities of the organization

  • Elect officers of the organization

  • Act upon items of business as requested by the Executive Council and Board of Directors. 

Voting Delegate Experience

Voting delegates from all across the state are invited to attend an afternoon of education centered around the voting process and what makes a great leader. This event culminates with the 2023 State Officer Election, the process that selects SkillsUSA Georgia’s top student leaders for the following school year. Voting Delegates must attend this session in order to cast their vote.

 

This session will be held Friday March 10, 2023 check-in beginning at 1:00 p.m. Please ensure your voting delegates know the SkillsUSA Framework Components and Essential Elements. 

 

Students must be in SkillsUSA official dress with the red jacket or blazer being optional.

Each chapter is designated a certain number of voting delegates per the chapter’s membership. Any student from your chapter is eligible to participate. Registration for this event is required.

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Each chapter is required to register the correct number of voting delegates based upon the current year’s chapter membership. Delegates should be indicated on the individual member’s registration page in the registration system.

 

State Officer Voting Process:

  • All voting delegates are required to participate in the Voting Delegate Experience prior to the House of Delegates Session at SLSC.

  • During the House of Delegates Session you will hear officer candidate speeches.

  • Voting for state officers is done by secret ballot. 

  • Results will be announced during the SLSC Awards Session.