Convergence Events 2023 Election Candidates

The deadline to self-nominate was November 15th, 2022.

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William Verburg-Cunningham

External Relationships And Communications (ERAC):
Charmaine Parnell

CJ Mantel

Find election results from previous years on the Election Results page.

The following seats will be up for election in future Elections:

Activities, Next Election 2023

Current Director: Ansley Grams
Departments: Book Swap, Connie’s Quantum Sandbox, Exhibits And Special Events, Gaming, Guests of Honor, Invited Participants, Programming, Teen Room

Administration, Next Election 2024

Current Director: Chase Peterson

External Relationships And Communications (ERAC), Next Election 2023

Current Director: Vacant
Departments: Artists Alley, Creative Services, Dealers Room, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Marketing, Partner Management, Photography, Publications, Social Media, Webteam

Facilities, Next Election 2025

Current Director: Eric Knight
Departments: Allocations, Arrivals & Departures, Decor, Event Orders, Hotel Relations, Logistics, Transportation

Hospitality, Next Election 2024

Current Director: Luis Beltran
Departments: Accessibility & Inclusion, COF2E2, ConSuite, Fhloston Paradise, First Advisors, Operations, Parenting Room, Parties, Space Lounge, The Grove

Productions, Next Election 2025

Current Director: Tim Wick
Departments: Ceremonies, Cinema Rex, CVG-TV, Harmonic CONvergence, MainStage, MainStage Video, Masquerade, Merchandise, Midwest Sci Fi Short Film Festival, The Tube, Theater Nippon, Video Management, Wordslingers Way

Systems, Next Election 2023

Current Director: CJ Mantel
Departments: Archives, Art Show, IT, Meeting Child Care, Nerf Herders, Registration, Software Development, Volunteers