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Welcome to the 2021 Virtual Convention page for members and delegates.
Though we can't be in-person this year, we will still have an efficient, productive and fun Convention! 
This page will house information that is exclusively for members and delegates. Please check this page often for the mot up-to-date Convention information.

Note: This page contains protected information for members and delegates. We suggest logging into your ONAConnect/ONA account to view all resources and posts.

ONA Elections
Polls are now open 5:30pm - 11:30pm
Members who submitted a government-issued ID will receive an email with the ballot at 5:30pm.





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Important Deadlines and Dates
Bylaws Changes submitted by April 1
Reference Proposals submitted by April 16
Cornelius Congress nominations submitted by July 15 (extended from July 1) Learn more
Award nominations submitted by July 15 (extended from July 1) Learn more
Nominations for Elections submitted by July 15 (extended from July 1) Learn more
Delegate Election Results sent to ONA, August 23 Submit here
Bylaws Hearing, September 9th @ 10am Register here
Finance & Reference Committee Hearing, September 10th @ 10am Register here
Bylaws Hearing, September 13th @ 6pm Register here
Finance & Reference Committee Hearing, September 14th @ 6pm Register here
House of Delegates Practice Sessions, September 20-24 @ 3pm Register here
Submit ID for ONA Elections by September 24 Learn more
NEW: Parliamentarian Q&A, October 1, 3-4pm. Register here
The Cornelius Leadership Conference, October 4 Learn more
Virtual Convention, October 5-6
New Board of Directors Meeting, October 6



The Convention Community
Join the official Convention Community for ONA members.
The Convention Community houses important discussions and documents exclusively for ONA members. 
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  • Posted in: ONA Convention 2021

    Here’s a plain text version for review: MAIN MOTIONS FROM THE FLOOR 10.5.2021 MOTION #1 - ADOPTED The ONA Board of Directors will make a Main Motion at the House of Delegates to give direction to the 2021-2023 Board of Directors to address the question ...

  • Posted in: ONA Convention 2021

    All, The House of Delegates adopted the following main motions during convention last week on October 5 and 6. The House did not adopt any proposed bylaws changes, so the bylaws remain the same. Both documents can be found in the Convention 2021 ...

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    RE: ONA BOD

    Posted in: ONA Convention 2021

    Hi Lori, I’m sure we can include that info in a member update and yes the entire roster for board and commission will get posted. I just wanted to get the info posted timely as a draft for folks. In unity, Rick --------------------------------- Rick ...

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Notice: 2021 Convention T-Shirts 

Convention t-shirts quantities and sizes were limited.

Registrants needed to have registered by August 27th, @ noon,
to receive their requested t-shirt sizes.

After August 27th sizing and quantities will be assigned until diminished.