Our annual membership meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, beginning at 7:00 pm. The meeting will be held via Zoom, and it is possible to phone in if you don’t have internet connectivity. Zoom info was sent out by email, and if you need it again, please email the club at email@example.com.
The meeting is open to all, but only members who are current with their 2020-2021 dues are eligible to vote or run for office. Anyone who has completed the Mainstream program is eligible for membership.
Please pay your dues on the website. Dues for this period are $5 per person. Use the top “Buy Now” link for an individual member’s payment, or the bottom “Donate” link for two or more people. The “Donate” link allows you to enter a custom amount; be sure to list the names of everyone whose membership you’re covering.
You must pay your dues by Monday, December 7 at 12 noon to be eligible to vote in the election. These dues cover the period from the 2020 Annual Meeting through our June 2021 Annual Meeting.
The agenda for the meeting is as follows:
- President’s Report – Tim
- Treasurer’s Report – Dick
- Fly-In Report – Mary Kay
- Proposed Changes to By-Laws – Tim
- Election of 2020-2021 Board of Directors – Dave T.
- Volunteer of the Year Award – Dave B.
- New Business
- Incoming President’s Address – George
PROPOSED BY-LAW CHANGE
There is a proposal to add a Statement of Non-Discrimination to Article 1 of the club’s by-laws. This is the proposed statement:
Statement of Non-Discrimination
Independence Squares does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, membership, hiring and firing of staff, and selection of volunteers and vendors.
ELECTION OF NEW BOARD
Below is the current slate of candidates for the Board. We welcome additional volunteers to run for any of these positions! Please contact Dave Tavani at <firstname.lastname@example.org> if you would like to run.
- President Elect – Norma Beard
- Secretary – Will Hamp
- MS/Plus rep – Stephen Demos
- Advanced/Challenge rep – Ron Rumble
- Communications Chair – Dave Blatt
As current President Elect, George Rizor will automatically become President after the election. In addition, current Treasurer Dick Michelin will continue in this role as the Treasurer serves a two-year term.
for voting will be provided at the meeting.
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