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2019 GSAE Board of Directors Nominations Open

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The GSAE Nominating Committee is soliciting names of members interested in serving on the GSAE Board of Directors. The Nominating Committee will include up to five at large GSAE association executive members in good standing in addition to GSAE Chair Gene Stinson, CAE, PCED, CEcD, HLM, Past Chair Tara Morrison, CAE, CMP, and Chair Elect Bryan Tolar. 2019 at large members include Jennie Nesspor, CAE; Jason Cline, CAE, Charlie Haws, CAE and Erica Powell (others may be appointed by the board before September 1).
 
Four seats for individual association member directors and one seat for a corporate supplier director will be available for two-year terms, beginning January 1, 2019. If you or someone you know would like to be considered, please fill out either a self nomination form or a nominated by a member form. All candidates must be members in good standing. Deadline for nominations is September 28, 2018.
 
The slate of nominees will be offered to the membership for review no later than November 12, 2018. Board members and officers will be accepted and installed at the GSAE Annual Business Meeting on December 12.
 
Relevant Bylaws:

ARTICLE VI - NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS

Section 1:  Nominations. 

A. Nominating Committee. At least ninety (90) days prior to the annual business meeting, the Board of Directors shall appoint a Nominating Committee of at least five (5) persons, each of whom shall have been an Individual member of the Society for at least two (2) years. The chairman shall be the Immediate Past Chair. Others on the committee shall be the Chair, Chair Elect and two or more other members not currently serving on the GSAE Board of Directors.  Names of nominating committee members and an invitation for recommendations for candidates for nomination shall be announced to the membership at least sixty (60) days prior to the annual business meeting.  The nominating committee shall submit at least one (1) name for each available elective office of the Society and said slate shall be presented, in writing, to the membership at least thirty (30) days prior to the annual business meeting and again, orally, at the annual business meeting.

B.  Candidates. All candidates shall be members in good standing.

C.  Nominating Process.  All nominations shall be made by either the Nominating Committee or by written petition of not less than 5 percent of the membership. The Nominating Committee shall notify the membership, in writing, of  its choice not less than thirty (30) days before the annual business meeting.  After this time, any member nominated by a written petition containing the signatures of not less than 5 percent of the membership will be placed on the ballot, along with the nominees of the Nominating Committee, so long as the written petition accompanied by the nominee(s)' written statement of willingness to serve is received by the President not less than seven (7) calendar days prior to the annual business meeting, not including the day of the annual business meeting, except that the office of Chair is automatically filled in accordance with provisions of Article V, Section 1.