Request for Nominations for MAA Executive Committee (2021-2023)

Enepalese Published on: May 16, 2021

Madhesh Association in America (MAA) is going to organize its 2nd  Convention on May 30th, 2021 in Dallas Fort-Worth, Texas. MAA has formed an Election Committee consisting of following members to facilitate the election of MAA Executive Committee 2021-2023.

Chair: Dr. Biplav Yadav

Members: Dr. Suresh Shah and Dr. Bijay Jha

First of all, we would like to take this opportunity to thank MAA for assigning us to conduct the election, (hereafter ‘MAA Election 2021’) for the MAA Executive Committee 2021-2023. We, the members of MAA Election Committee 2021, would like to assure you that we will do our best to conduct free and fair election. At this time, we would like to announce the details of the process for MAA Election 2021.

MAA Election 2021

MAA Election 2021 is for the following positions of the MAA Executive Committee 2021-2023

Positions                                            Numbers                                Nomination Fee

President                                                         1                                              $100

Senior Vice President                                     1                                              $75

Vice President                                                 5                                              $75

General Secretary                                           1                                              $50

Secretary                                                         1                                              $50

Treasurer                                                        1                                              $50

Joint Treasurer                                                1                                              $50

Executive Members                                        5                                              $30

Total Positions                                              16

Nomination submission:

Begins: 8:00 AM, Monday, May 17, 2021

Ends: 5:00 PM, Saturday, May 29, 2021


* All nominations with appropriate nomination fee must be submitted to the election committee before the deadline by sending email at: [email protected]

* A nomination for each position can be submitted by a person for him/or herself or by someone on his/her behalf.

* Nomination can be filed for a person for only one position.

Nominees must meet the following criteria:

  1. Both a nominee and the person who nominates other must be a General/Life member of MAA
  2. Must meet MAA bylaw criteria for specified position.
  3. As required by Federal Law for the 501(C) organization, the nominee for President and Treasurer must be either US Citizen or a Permanent Resident (Green Card holder).
  4. Must be 18 years or older.

Withdrawal Date:

Candidate can officially withdraw their nomination any time before NOON Sunday May 30, 2021.


Election Process

This is the 2nd convention of MAA. Therefore, the election process will start as per the Bylaws of MAA 1st Convention (i.e. MAA Bylaws 2018).   Please review theattached Bylaws for the rules and eligibility for the candidacy and the election process.


Final Candidates List Publish Date:

Final list of candidates will be published before 12:30 PM, May 30, 2021 for election. The final list will be published only for the posts for which there will be the number of candidates more than the number of positions for any post as specified above. If there are same or less number of candidates than the number of positions for individual posts as specified above, there will no election needed. In that case, the new Executive Committee will be announced during the evening cultural event of the MAA Convention 2021.


Voter List Publication Date and Time:

Sunday May 30, 2021;

Time: Between Noon and 12:30 PM


Election Date and Time:

Sunday, May 30, 2021

Time: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM (Local Time)


Election Venue:

Curry Leaf Restaurant

1800 Valley View Ln, Unit 104, Irving, TX 75061, USA


Voters must meet the following criteria:

  1. Must be a valid general member of MAA by 11:00AM, May 30, 2021. (see the following details how to become member of MAA)
  2. Must present valid picture ID.
  3. Must be 18 years or older

How to become member of MAA?

MAA’s membership committee does the membership drive throughout the year. Anyone who is interested to become general member of MAA must become so by fulfilling the membership requirements. Anyone who becomes MAA member by 11:00AM on convention day (May 30, 2021) will be allowed to participate in MAA election. The General Membership fee is $5 for two years and Life Membership fee is $50. To become a member, please visit

Please note that only members of MAA can participate in voting process.

Finally, if we do not receive any nomination for the specified number of positions for any post by the deadline, then, newly elected Executive Committee with consultation of Board of Trustee (BOT) may nominate for vacant position. Therefore, please send your nomination by email to the MAA Convetion-2021 Election Committee at: [email protected].

Thank you,

Dr. Biplav Yadav

Chair, MAA Election Committee 2021

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