Ballot Prep Committee

Our Purpose

The Ballot Prep Committee (BPC) oversees the proposal process – educating the fellowship, calling for and developing proposals, encouraging translations, compiling a Ballot, encouraging the vote, and tallying and announcing the results.

When do we meet?

When the Committee meets, it’s on Thursdays at 3:00pm Eastern.
Presently we will meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays. This schedule changes through the Ballot season, depending on our workload.
Please contact us if you have questions.

How to contact us?

You can email us at: [email protected]

For assistance with the Ballot, with the Process, or for suggestions for gathering a Group Conscience,
Please Contact the Ballot Prep Committee.

Our Members

Chair: Vacant
Karin S. (IL, USA), Mary Jo L. (IL, USA), Sue V. (Toronto, Can)

BPC TC Committee Reports

You can find our monthly reports for the TC and materials provided by the the BPC Committee here.

2024 ABC Ballot

The 2024 ABC Ballot results are in. Of the 12 Proposals submitted, 3 will be on the ABC agenda, Proposals 3, 7 and 12.

Proposals needed 66.7% 'Yes' votes to be eligible. 'No Opinion' votes did not count towards the total. The following are the individual results:

1. 40% The Promises
2. 35% Literature Projects
3. 79% Publish Introductory Book
4. 36% Affirm Non-Conference Approved Literature
5. 51% Publishing License
6. 47% Delegate-Driven Conference Committee
7. 89% Modify ABC and QDMs
8. 31% Ratification of Trustees
9. 53% Meeting Listing/Delisting
10. 34% Change Tradition 4
11. 45% Create Committee to Identify Discrimination or Bias
12. 93% International Lit Scholarship Fund

Thank you to all of the people who participated in this process – the members of the groups that submitted the Proposals as well as the members of all the groups that were able to take the time to vote on the Proposals. Your participation matters!

For reference, the Ballots proposals can be found in the following documents:

2024 ABC Ballot English - Final.docx
2024 ABC Ballot Slovak - Final2
2024 ABC Ballot - Italian - Final
2024 ABC Ballot Russian - Final.docx
2024 ABC Ballot Portuguese - Final.docx
2024 ABC Ballot Spanish - Final

More information will be available in the ABC Delegate Binder.

See you on May 18th and 19th!