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The 2024 JETAA Chicago officer elections are March 4th!

It is election time! Come take part and have your voice heard as we kick off the 2024-2025 term!

Interested in stepping up to help guide our local community? Reach out to us at Their are many ways to be involved with JETAA Chicago, and whatever capacity you are coming with, the community welcomes your participation and support.

All officer positions are open, as are opportunities to step-up and help organize in the Wisconsin and Indiana sub-chapters! If you are local to Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin and curious about how you can help, let us know!

For those interested in participating, check out the details below:

  • Candidate platforms must be submitted by Friday, February 23. The official declaration process has closed, but if you have any questions, contact us.

  • Platforms for all candidates will be shared with the community on Friday, March 1.

  • SIGN UP for the March 4 meeting to receive your electronic ballot.

  • All members of JETAA Chicago and its sub-chapters are eligible to vote in the elections.

  • Attend the open board meeting on Monday, March 4. Alumni will have the opportunity to ask questions of the candidates then.

  • Polls will be open from 12PM to 7PM CST on Monday, March 4, and results will be announced shortly after!

  • As long as you are registered for the meeting, even if you can not attend, you will receive your ballot and can cast a vote.

Prior to participating, please take a moment to review the Community Norms and Agreements. All members of JETAA Chicago are expected to practice these guidelines and work to cultivate a community built on equitable practices and respectful behavior that fosters belonging for all alumni at all times.

For details on each officer, please see the descriptions here. And please, feel free to reach out to current board members as well. We can be reached at and all of our emails are on the JETAA Chicago website, if you have any questions.

We hope to see you soon!

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