[amsat-bb] Last call for AMSAT-NA Board of Director nominations!
Alan P. Biddle
APBIDDLE at UNITED.NET
Wed Jun 15 09:04:04 PDT 2011
Nominations must be submitted to the AMSAT-NA office by close of business
today. Procedures are reproduced below.
AMSAT Corporate Secretary
It is time to submit nominations for the upcoming open seats on the
AMSAT-NA Board of Directors. The deadline is June 15th. A valid nom-
ination requires either one Member Society, or five current individual
members in good standing, to nominate an AMSAT member for the position.
Four director's terms expire this year:
Barry Baines, WD4ASW
Alan Biddle, WA4SCA
Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA
Tony Monteiro, AA2TX
The four candidates receiving the highest number of votes will be
seated as full Board members for two year terms. The two candidates
receiving the next highest number of votes will be seated as alternate
Board members for one year terms.
Beginning this year, in addition to traditional submissions of written
nominations which remains unchanged and is the preferred method, initial
nominations may be made by electronic means.=A0 These include e-mail,
FAX, or electronic image of a petition. Electronic petitions should be
sent to MARTHA at AMSAT.ORG or faxed to 301-608-3410. Written nominations,
consisting of names, calls, and individual signatures, should be mailed
850 Sligo Ave #600
Silver Spring, MD, 20910
No matter what method is used, petitions MUST arrive no later than
June 15th at the AMSAT-NA office. If the nomination is a traditional
written nomination, no other action is required. If it is other than
this, i.e. electronic, a verifying traditional written petition MUST
be received at the AMSAT-NA office at the above address within 7 days
following the close of nominations on June 15th. ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS
WITHOUT THIS SECOND, WRITTEN VERIFICATION ARE NOT VALID UNDER THE EXIST-
ING AMSAT-NA BYLAWS.
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