Any HNBA Entity seeking to create a new HNBA Profile on a social media site shall complete a Social Media Request Application. The application will be reviewed by the HNBA Director of Operations and/or Chair of Special Committee on Communications within seven (7) business days of the date of submission. The HNBA Director of Operations and/or Chair of Special Committee on Communications will accept or deny the application, based upon the criteria set forth herein, and notify the submitting Entity in writing of the decision. If the application is denied, the HNBA Director of Operations and/or Chair of Special Committee on Communications will provide a written explanation for the denial. The submitting HNBA Entity may work directly with the HNBA Director of Operations and/or Chair of Special Committee on Communications to address the identified deficiencies and amend and resubmit the application for approval. The submitting HNBA Entity, at its option, may appeal such denial via e-mail to the HNBA Vice President of Sections and Committees or HNBA Vice President of Regions and Affiliates, as applicable, with a copy to the HNBA Director of Operations and Chair of Special Committee on Communications for review within seven (7) business days of the date of denial.

PLEASE NOTE: As a condition of approval, an HNBA National Office Member must first be made an owner (with full administrative rights) to the proposed HNBA social media account.