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Voting opens Feb. 7 for UNOS Board election/Annual meeting of members

The 2018 Annual Meeting of Members of United Network for Organ Sharing will be held at 700 North 4th Street, Richmond, Virginia, March 7, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. (ET) for the following purposes:

  1. To elect Directors and Officers of the Corporation to serve for stated terms or until their successors are duly qualified and elected. Please note that the UNOS Board of Directors continues to function as the OPTN Board of Directors.
  2. To ratify amendments to the Bylaws of the Corporation, (summaries are available here), which have been adopted by the Board of Directors since the Annual Meeting of Members on March 8, 2018.
  3. To transact such other business as may properly come before the Annual Meeting or any adjournment thereof.

Members of record at the close of business on January 26, 2018, have the right to receive notice of and vote at the 2018 Annual Meeting and any adjournment thereof. In addition, those who are admitted as Members on or before March 7, 2018, will be allowed to vote at the meeting and any adjournment thereof.

Board election to be held electronically

OPTN/UNOS member voting representatives will be able to cast ballots electronically for the Annual Meeting. UNOS has partnered with VoteNet Solutions Inc., an election software company, to allow voting representatives to view the Board ballot online and register their votes via a secure web application. Voting representatives will receive by e-mail a link to the ballot and supporting information about the nominees, and log in information. The voting application will open February 7 and will close on March 6 at 11:59 p.m.

For any questions regarding the election process, email

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