Board Nominations Deadline Extended to 3/4/11

Now is the time to nominate candidates–yourself included–for SEAPAX board positions. The requirements to be eligible to be on the board are a paid membership to SEAPAX, an active interest in SEAPAX and commitment to working as team to help the SEAPAX community thrive. All candidates and interested SEAPAX members are invited to contact current board members about the duties and responsibilities of specific positions and what it’s like to be on a board.

We’d love to have you consider yourselves for a position on the board this year. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to any current (or past) board member directly. In general, SEAPAX is a collaborative group, and this is not a competitive election process. Ideally, we’d like to be able to get a sense of who was interested in what positions and then match up names and roles accordingly, and then post it on the official ballot as discussed.

Board Nomination Guidelines
Nominations will be accepted until 5pm, Friday, March 4, 2011.
All candidates must have their 2011 dues paid (or will be paid shortly). To renew your membership click here for the membership form–please mail in your form and $15.00 check to the address indicated.
Submit nominations via email to board@seapax.org

Please include the following information about the nominee:
Name
Email address and phone number
PC Country(ies) and Years of Service
If you are nominating someone else, please include your name and contact info.
Brief statement of interest: why you are interested, which particular board
position you seek, and what background you would bring to the position and
board.
An optional biography or resume can also be submitted.

Open board positions (see By-laws for position descriptions):
President
Vice President
Secretary
Treasurer
At-large Board Members (3)
Membership Coordinator

Open committee chair positions:
Newsletter Editor
Social Events Chairperson
Service Events Chairperson
Speaker’s Bureau Chairperson
Grants Committee Chairperson

Becoming an officer or committee chair is a commitment that can be both
rewarding and fun. Candidates for all positions need to be able to devote a
minimum of a few hours a month (more when working on special projects) for a
12-month period, April 2011 – March 2012.
The election period will begin March 10, 2011, via electronic ballots.

To cast a ballot, you must also be a paid SEAPAX member. If you are not yet a
SEAPAX member or need to renew your membership, sign up today and mail-in your
membership form. The board (and committee chairs) will be announced at the end
of March and will take office on April 1.

If you have any questions, please contact us at board@seapax.org

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