2024 SHARE Election Information

Notice from the Secretary, Cynthia Overby

The information below is provided to introduce you to the candidates who will be standing for election to the Board of Directors.

Please review this information carefully as you prepare to cast a vote on behalf of yourself, for Individual Members, or your installation. In the event that your installation representative will not be available, please appoint an alternate from your installation by clicking here. All Individual Members have the ability to vote. Voting will take place electronically in accordance with SHARE Bylaws 7.11.

Election Date/Time

Election voting will open at 8:00 am CT on Saturday, August 3, 2024, and will remain open until 4:00 pm CT on Wednesday, August 7, 2024.

All voting members will receive voting instructions and credentials via email. If you have not received these by August 2, 2024, please inquire at sharehq@share.org.

Pursuant to SHARE Bylaws 7.3 “Nomination by Petition”, the deadline for submission to the Secretary of nominating petitions and assurances is hereby announced at 6:00 pm CT on Thursday, July 25, 2024.

Important Update

The candidate standing for the 2024 election to the office of Secretary for the term beginning this August has withdrawn their name from nomination.

This notice serves as a reminder that, per Article 7.3 of the SHARE Association Bylaws, any eligible individual may be nominated for this or any other office by petition. Please review that Article for the details and qualifications. 

Nominations by petition shall be submitted to the SHARE Secretary prior to 6:00 pm CT on Thursday, July 25, 2024, as announced in the notice of election. Signatures representing 33 Members, or 3 percent of all Members, are required. Details are in Article 7 of the SHARE Bylaws.

Please contact me at coverby@rocketsoftware.com or SHARE Headquarters at sharehq@share.org for further information. If no candidates come forward and are qualified then the position will be filled by the Board of Directors in accordance with Article 5.10 of the Bylaws.

Cynthia Overby
SHARE Secretary


Notice from the Nominating Committee Chair, Jim Erdahl

I am pleased to announce the candidates for the SHARE election to be held at our Anniversary Meeting. The election will be held electronically and during SHARE Kansas City this August.

In accepting these nominations, the listed individuals and their employers are making a significant commitment of personal and organizational time and resources over and above that made by the typical SHARE participant. SHARE extends its thanks and gratitude to these candidates and to their sponsoring organizations.

Openings for President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Two Director-at-large positions are to be filled by election this year. These are the positions we are required, by Article 7 of the SHARE Association Bylaws, to nominate a slate of candidates. The Nominating Committee has selected the candidates listed below.

For the Office of President:

Art Gutowski
Huntington National Bank
Candidate Statement (PDF Version)

For the Office of Vice President:

Preston Rominger
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Candidate Statement (PDF Version)

For the Office of Treasurer:

Cynthia Overby
Rocket Software
Candidate Statement (PDF Version)

For the Office of Secretary:

For the Office of Director:

Anthony Anter Mirko Minnich Ros Schulman
BMC Software Beta Systems Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Candidate Statement (PDF Version) Candidate Statement (PDF Version) Candidate Statement (PDF Version)

The Nominating Committee has determined that each candidate is qualified, and each has submitted the appropriate assurance of willingness to serve that is required by Section 7.4 of the Bylaws. Please join me in thanking them and their employers for their dedication and commitment to SHARE.

I want to thank the 2024 Nominating Committee –Brian Kithcart, Harry Williams, Dusty Rivers, Ed Petka, and Michael Mierow for their hard work and commitment to SHARE and the Nominating Committee process.



Jim Erdahl
Immediate Past President


SHARE 2024 Nominating Committee 

James Erdahl – Individual Member

Brian Kithcart – Rocket Software

Dusty Rivers – Mainline Information Systems

Harry Williams – Marist College

Michael Mierow – US Bank

Ed Petka – TIAA-CREF