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Geoff Nicholson [Opening Nominations]
policies:elections [2016/01/04 21:05]
Geoff Nicholson [Election Event]
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 ==== Opening Nominations ==== ==== Opening Nominations ====
  
-In the case of a regular election, the Board of Directors shall set an election date that gives the Vice President (or their designee) at least thirty-five days to solicit nominations for new directors, and to confirm the nominees. ​  A Selection Task Force is called by the Vice President to confirm the nominees. Per the bylaws, the directors of Quelab need not be members, they just have to be over eighteen, support [[:policies:policies:​bylaws#​section_2_specific_objectives_and_purposes|Quelab'​s mission]], and are willing and able to serve a full two-year term.+In the case of a regular election, the Board of Directors shall set an election date that gives the Vice President (or their designee) at least thirty-five days to solicit nominations for new directors, and to confirm the nominees. ​  A Selection Task Force is called by the Vice President to confirm the nominees. Per the bylaws, the directors of Quelab need not be members, they just have to be over eighteen, support [[policies:​bylaws#​section_2_specific_objectives_and_purposes|Quelab'​s mission]], and are willing and able to serve a full two-year term.
  
 A call for nominations shall be given to the members with a deadline of five days before the election date.  Nominees shall be contacted to verify their willingness and ability to serve if elected, and asked to provide a short biographical statement for publication in a press release and slate of candidates announcement. ​ Once the nomination period has closed, the Selection Task Force shall deliver the slate of confirmed nominees for publication. A call for nominations shall be given to the members with a deadline of five days before the election date.  Nominees shall be contacted to verify their willingness and ability to serve if elected, and asked to provide a short biographical statement for publication in a press release and slate of candidates announcement. ​ Once the nomination period has closed, the Selection Task Force shall deliver the slate of confirmed nominees for publication.
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 ==== Election Event ==== ==== Election Event ====
  
-While the nominations are being solicited, an event shall be planned on the election date, to host the in-person election, and the final announcement of the results. ​  This should be an off-site event, with food, drink, and entertainment (a perk of membership). ​ Invitations will be sent to members who are in good standing (have signed their waiver, attended orientation,​ and not behind on their dues) and the event will be open only to members, candidates, and guests.+While the nominations are being solicited, an event shall be planned on the election date, to host the in-person election, and the final announcement of the results. ​  This should be an off-site event, with food, drink, and entertainment (a perk of membership). ​ Invitations will be sent to members who are in good standing (have signed their waiver, attended orientation,​ and not behind on their dues) in the month the event is to be held and the event will be open only to members, candidates, and guests.
  
 ==== Election Period ==== ==== Election Period ====
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