It was her own initiative that she got put on the ballot
See the proxies here https://img1.wsimg.com/blobby/go/97235cef-85f6-4245-8591-e5ae73f4ec60/downloads/1c842jodk_117556.pdf
2018 LETTER TO COMMUNITY ABOUT JOE GIMENEZ ETHICS ISSUES
Joe Gimenez appears to use WOPOA position to help him win WOWSC election in 2018-He Lost! He just loves serving on every board!