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]

Our Members

Chair: Vacant
Jim R. (NY, USA), Mary Jo L. (IL, USA), Karin S. (IL, USA), Kelle J. (FL, 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

Here is the 2024 ABC Ballot, published in 4 languages.  Please click to download the version that works for your group.
2024 ABC Ballot English - Final.docx
2024 ABC Ballot Portuguese - Final.docx
2024 ABC Ballot Russian - Final.docx
2024 ABC Ballot - Italian - Final
2024 ABC Ballot Spanish - Final
2024 ABC Ballot Slovak - Final

Thank you to all of the Translation groups for their amazing work!

The following document contains links to Resources that supplement each WSO Analysis:  WSO Analysis Additional Resources for Reference.

Click HERE to see the email that went out to all groups in mid-January announcing the Ballot. And click HERE for the email sent on February 2nd announcing the opening of the voting.


For each Proposal you will be asked to vote Yes, No, or No Opinion:

  • Yes - our group believes this Proposal should be discussed at the ABC
  • No - our group does not believe this Proposal needs to be discussed at the ABC
  • No Opinion - our group does not have an opinion or cannot reach a decision about this Proposal


Here are the links to the actual Ballots to enter your group's vote when you are ready:


Two Town Hall Presentations were held:


Other important dates:

  • April 15 - Ballot Voting Closes
  • April 17 - Publication of Ballot Voting Results
  • May 18 and 19 - the 2024 ABC will be held