Welcome to Area 7

Serving Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Festival 2022

2022 Festival
Duluth, MN, June 9-12



Voting will be open May 1, 2022 through May 15, 2022 at midnight.
You will receive a voting link in an email from the National office.

Voting Instructions & Ballot

The Chair-Elect, Treasurer and Secretary members of the Area 7 board are voted upon by the membership. The nominating committee has presented an excellent slate of nominees for these positions. You will find the report of the nominating committee including pictures and bios of each candidate in the April Clapper Chatter and to the right.

The Area 7 election will once again be conducted online as permitted in our by-laws. Those members eligible to vote include: Handbell Musicians, Retired Handbell Musicians and HIC (Business) Memberships designated as a member of Area 7. Note that Fulltime Student and Sub-Memberships do not include voting privileges. You will need your Handbell Musicians of America account number to vote. If you do not know your account number, log into the national site (https://handbellmusicians.org) and your account number will be displayed on the welcome page behind your name. You will enter your account number as your username to cast your vote. Each eligible member is  limited to one vote and cannot change their vote once it is submitted.

The results will be announced at the Area 7 festival in June, 2022 and will appear in the August Clapper Chatter.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the voting process, please contact Past-Chair Lee Afdahl, pastchair.area7@handbellmusicians.org

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