Election Information

2022 Election

The three regions below will hold elections in 2022. Dates for nominations and the election will be announced at a future time.  When the election is live, judges in a region with an active election can visit the Voting page to read candidate statements and access the online voting booth. 

Questions can be sent to the BJCP Election Committee

  • Latin America

  • Mountain/Northwest

  • North

North American Regions lowresLatin America Region

2022 Election Calendar

  • Nominations Open: TBD
  • Nominations Close: TBD
  • Candidate Statements Due: TBD
  • Election Opens: TBD
  • Election Closes: TBD

2022 BJCP Election Committee

  • TBD

BJCP Regional Election Schedule

Regional representative elections are conducted in each region every three years. The current election cycle is: 

2022 2023 2024  2025 (cycle repeats)

Latin America

Mountain/Northwest

North

Asia-Pacific

Europe-Middle East-Africa (EMEA)

Northeast

West

Midwest

South

Mid-Atlantic

Latin America

Mountain/Northwest

North

 


2021 Election Results 

The Election Committee has certified the election results for the 2021 election:

Mid-Atlantic: Fred Mullner was elected with 58.57% of the vote. Voter turnout was 18.06% of the region’s active members. Mullner replaces Gordon Strong as the Mid-Atlantic Representative.

Midwest: Sandy Cockerham ran unopposed.

South: Sal Mortillaro was elected with 56.3% of the vote. Voter turnout was 12.89% of the region’s active members. The BJCP would like to thank Jen Blair for her initiative in running for the board and her commitment to the BJCP.

2021 BJCP Election Committee

  • Toby Guidy, Chair
  • Mike Dixon
  • Bruce Buerger

2020 Election Results

The Election Committee has certified the election results for the 2020 election; winners in this year’s elections are:

Asia-Pacific: Christopher Wong was elected with 50% of the vote. Voter turnout was 20% of the region’s active members.

Europe-Middle East-Africa (EMEA): Omer Basha was elected with 65% of the vote. Voter turnout was 40% of the region’s active members.

Northeast: Andrew Luberto was elected with 80% of the vote. Voter turnout was 15% of the region’s active members.

West: Brian Cooper was elected with 59% of the vote. Voter turnout was 27% of the region’s active members.

The winners will officially take office 1 June 2020. The Election Committee thanks Andrew J Walsh, Jared Hatch, Marek Kaminski, Sam Tait, Jim Sawitzke, Jay Hersh, and Oleg Shpyrko for showing exceptional initiative and interest in the program.

2020 BJCP Election Committee

  • Toby Guidy, Chair
  • Mike Dixon
  • Bruce Buerger

2019 Election Results

BJCP Regional Representative elections were held in the following regions in 2019: North, Northeast and Mountain/Northwest. Voting occurred between 29 April 2019 and 13 May 2019. The BJCP Election Committee has certified the election results for the 2019 election:

  Northeast: Diego Setti was elected with 48% of the vote. Voter turnout was 21% of the region’s active members.
  North: Brian Joas was unopposed and was re-elected.
  Mountain/Northwest: Dennis Mitchell was elected with 32% of the vote. Voter turnout was 25% of the region’s active members.

The BJCP thanks John Haven, Bob Hall, Charles Simchick, Andrew Luberto, and Ali Kocho-Williams for showing exceptional initiative and interest in the program. In addition, the BJCP would like to thank this year’s Election Committee for their service: Mike Dixon (Chair), Jim Wilson, and Toby Guidry. 

2019 BJCP Election Committee

  • Mike Dixon, Chair
  • Toby Guidry
  • Jm Wilson

2017 Election Results

Our electronic voting booth was open during the first two weeks of May 2017. 

Mid-Atlantic

Gordon Strong ran unopposed and is declared re-elected. 

Midwest

Sandy Cockerham ran unopposed and is declared re-elected.

South

Phil Farrell was elected with 51% of the vote.
Voter turnout was 31% of the region’s active members.

West

Travis Hammond ran unopposed and is declared re-elected.

The election committee also thanks Neil Spake and Mike Dixon for showing exceptional initiative and interest in the program.