OFFICIAL NOTICE--2012-13 Nominating Team
This is official notice that the nominating team for 2012-2103 has been appointed as provided for in the Chamber bylaws. The 3 sections of the bylaws which deal with the nominating committee, candidates and voting procedure are also listed below.
The following individuals were selected to serve on the nominating committee at the January board meeting according to specifications in the bylaws:
Michael Moreland, President-elect Chairman, 270-756-3000
Janet Meeks, 270-756-3000
Nikki Hinton, 270-756-5500
Mandy Butler, 270-788-3000
Dean Schamore, 270-756-1222
Section 3. Selection of Directors - Each year, at the January Board of Directors meeting, a Nominating Team shall be appointed consisting of the following: (A) The President Elect (B) One member designated by the President Elect (C) One member designated by the President; and, (D) Two members elected by the Board of Directors. The President Elect shall serve as Chairman of the Team. All members of the team shall be members in good standing of the Chamber. A notice shall be published stating that the Nominating Team has been selected and identifying the individual members of such team. Any member in good standing of the Chamber wanting to nominate an individual for consideration as a director shall notify the staff of the Chamber and/or a team member on or before the fourth Thursday of February. The Nominating Team shall interview those individual names submitted for directorship to ascertain the willingness of each nominee to accept directorship responsibility.
Section 4. Candidates - The Nominating Team will meet and a slate of six (6) candidates shall be selected based on the willingness of the nominee to serve and the judgment of the team as to the best qualified. At the March Board of Directors meeting of each year, the Nominating Team shall present a list of candidates to replace the directors whose terms expire that year to be confirmed. Terms begin following the regular May board meeting.
Section 5. Voting by Ballot - All voting shall be by ballots to be distributed to membership by April 1. Each member will receive one ballot that includes six (6) names of proposed board members. All ballots shall be postmarked by April 25th and in the Chamber office no later than May 1st. Voting procedure and ballots are available in Standard Operating Procedures manual and should be used unless approved by the majority of the board. The Secretary/Treasurer and one (1) director appointed by the President will tabulate the ballots. The names of the candidates will be arranged on the ballot in alphabetical order. Instructions will be to vote for the number of board members to be replaced. At the May board meeting, selected candidates will be announced.