Four candidates declared in first online election for Region 5 representative on HSA Board of Directors

Four candidates have been nominated to represent HSA members working in Region 5 on the union’s board of directors.
The candidates in the election are Ramzan Anjum, John Christopherson, Carla Gibbons, and Jill Slind.
The successful candidate will assume the position of Regional Director for a two-year term at the conclusion of HSA's 2019 annual convention. Candidate statements will be included with voting information sent to members by email or postal mail.
For the first time, online voting will be available. All members with a personal email address on file will receive election information by email. For members without an email contact with HSA, a paper ballot will be sent out by the election service provider, Simply Voting, containing information on how to vote online or by mail.
Please add Simply Voting to your safe senders list to ensure your voting instructions are not caught in your spam filter. All emails related to the vote will originate from and from one of the following domains: or
If you are not sure if HSA has your current email on file, please visit  to update your contact information.
Online voting will be open from 8 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 28 to midnight, Thursday, March 14. Deadline for return of mailed ballots is March 15, 2019.