Nominations Open for IHSI Board and Officers
TO: Italian Heritage Society of Indiana (IHSI) Membership
FROM: James J. Divita
Nomination Committee Chairman
DATE: 4 September 2012
RE: Procedure for Choosing IHSI Officers and Board Members for the Year 2013
The nomination committee, composed of John Accetturo, Alfred Capuano, Mary Divita, Mary Grace Pennella, and Jim Divita (chairman), with the approval of President Ralph Tambasco, has formulated the following election procedure based on Bylaws Article X.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 – COMMITTEE CALLS FOR NOMINATIONS to the offices of president, vice-president, secretary, and treasurer, and to the 9 to 15 board positions authorized in the bylaws. Self-nominations are acceptable; other nominees must approve the submission of their names. You may notify Ralph Tambasco (email@example.com) or Jim Divita directly (firstname.lastname@example.org) that you are willing to serve IHSI in this special way and in what office/position you would like to serve.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 1 - NOMINATIONS ARE CLOSED AT 12 MIDNIGHT.
No late entries.
If only one nominee for the four offices is submitted, these names will be considered elected. If two or more names are submitted for any one office, then election by ballot will proceed according to the schedule below.
If the committee receives 15 or fewer nominees for board positions, these names will be considered elected. If 16 or more nominees for the board are submitted, then election by ballot for 15 positions will proceed according to the following schedule.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1 -- BALLOTS WILL BE MAILED OUT to the IHSI membership with stamped envelopes.
NOVEMBER 21, WEDNESDAY BEFORE THANKSGIVING -- BALLOTS ARE TO BE RETURNED, postmarked by this date so that the post office delivers them by our tally meeting.
NOVEMBER 27, TUESDAY AFTER THANKSGIVING -- Nomination committee opens envelopes and tallies the election results.
ANNUAL IHSI CHRISTMAS PARTY -- Officers and board members for 2013 are introduced and installed.