LitvakSIG Elections Process - Nominations #lithuania

Garri Regev

The Nominating Task Force has put forth three candidates to fill three
open seats on the Board of Directors of LitvakSIG. The nominees are:
Amy Wachs, Barry Halpern and Ralph Salinger. They have provided
statements about their qualifications which have been posted on the
Members Only website at
(you need to login to access the page).

Beginning June 23, 2017 any LitvakSIG members in good standing who
were not recommended by the Nominating Task Force may nominate
themselves or any other additional candidates for election as
Directors. They may do so by submitting names and supporting
biographical materials to the secretary of LitvakSIG, Barry Halpern
<> by electronic transmission not later than
July 4, 2017 at 11:59 PM, Eastern Time.

A statement of the name, address and qualifications of each proposed
candidate, along with the proposed candidate's consent and agreement
to serve if elected must be submitted. This process is in lieu of
nominations >from the floor during the July 26 LitvakSIG annual meeting
in Orlando, Florida. Names and biographical materials will be included
on the LitvakSIG Members Only website along with those of the slate
recommended / nominated by the Task Force, and any candidates
nominated during this process will be included on the ballot; all
nominees' names will appear in alphabetical order.

Voting will take place by e-mail during the weeks before the IAJGS
Conference on Jewish Genealogy meeting in Orlando, Florida, 2017.

LitvakSIG members who do not vote before the meeting will be able to
vote in person at the Conference at the beginning of the LitvakSIG
Annual Meeting on July 26, 2017.

Dues payments must be received by the treasurer no later than Thursday
20 July 2017 at 11:59 Eastern Time, in order to receive an email

Dues payment received by the treasurer between Friday July 21, 2017
and Wednesday July 26, 2017 at 11:00 am allow for in person voting
only at the beginning of the annual meeting in Orlando, Florida.

Details on the election procedures and distribution of email ballots
will be posted shortly by the Election Task Force.

2017 Election Task Force

Garri Regev, Chair
Rhoda Miller,

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