Election 2023

Election 2023 Results

  • President: Dr. Gary Roundtree
  • 1st VP: Mr. Edward Holland
  • 2nd VP: vacant
  • Treasurer: Mr. Stu Sklamm
  • Secretary: Ms. Melody Kebe

The Nominating Committee submits the following candidates. Each is ready, willing, and qualified to serve in the positions shown:

  •  President: Dr. Gary Roundtree
  • 1st VP: Mr. Ed Reed &  Mr. Edward Holland
  • Treasurer: Mr. Stu Sklamm
  • Secretary: Ms. Melody Kebe
  • Respectfully submitted,
  • Ms. Virginia Bender
  • Dr. Bruce Fowler
  • Mr. Charlie Garfinkel
  • Ms. Melinda Scott
  • Ms. P.A. Jeffries, Chairperson

There is no candidate for 2st Vice President.

The Maryland Federation of NARFE Bylaws state that if there is no opposition for an office, nominees for office will be elected by acclamation. Since there is a contested race for the 1st  Vice President position, a ballot will be sent to all members in Maryland by email or postal mail. Once the votes for this contested office are counted, the full slate of officers will be announced on April 30 and the officers for 2023-2025 will be installed on May 1, 2023 at the Biennial Conference In Ocean City.

We will only vote on the contested position of 1st  Vice President. The voting for this office will run from March 26 through April 15.  Instructions will be on the Ballot you will receive from the Federation Secretary by email or postal mail.

Please review the Candidate Statements for 1st  Vice President (provided in alphabetical order below) before you vote.

Election 2023 Candidate Statements

Edward Holland, running for 1st Vice President

Candidate Statement for Edward Holland, 22 March 2023


Ed Reed, running for 1st Vice President

Candidate Statement for Ed Reed FINAL 22 March 2023

NARFE/MD Official Ballot for 2023 Voting.

Dear Maryland Federation Chapter Members and National Members Living in Maryland,



Please mark the attached Ballot and return it in a first-class stamped envelope addressed to: NARFE/MD Ballot and Teller Committee, P.O. Box 1016, Bowie, MD 20718 – OR – send it electronically by email to narfemd22@gmail.com.  Ballots must be received by April 15, 2023 @ 11:59 p.m. (EDT), to be included in the tabulation of votes.

NOTE: A link to First Vice President Candidate Statements on the Maryland Federation website, www.mdnarfe.org, under “Elections 2023”, was sent by the Federation Secretary via NARFE Email System (NES) on March 24 to Maryland Federation members.  The statements will also be included in the Federation 2023 Spring Newsletter.  Please review the Candidate Statements before you vote.

The Ballot provides instructions and additional information.  Please read Ballot carefully. It is provided below  in .pdf format for your convenience. Please send only one ballot.

Ballot 2023

Updated on 5/6/2023