JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Last call for applications for the IAJGS Board! #general

Mark Heckman

As Chair of the IAJGS Nominating Committee, it is my pleasure one last time on
behalf of the committee to invite you to consider becoming a Director of the
IAJGS. Directors guide the IAJGS in its mission to promote and support the
study of Jewish family history. Service on the IAJGS Board is a way for you to
make an important contribution to the worldwide Jewish genealogical community.

Elections for the 6 Director positions will take place at the annual IAJGS
meeting, Wednesday, August 16, at the 26th IAJGS International Conference on
Jewish Genealogy in New York City. Directors serve two-year terms.

We urge all who are interested in running for the position of Director to
first read the information about Elections of the IAJGS Board at
"". This page contains information about the
Board Application Form that must be submitted by all candidates, the number of
meetings board members are expected to attend, and important information about
personal expenses and possible

To apply, please complete and submit a Board Application Form, which can be
found on the web at "". The
Nominating Committee will review all applications before submitting a slate of
candidates to the IAJGS Board. To be reviewed, completed forms must be
received by the Nominating Committee no later than 1 April 2006.

If you do not submit your application by the deadline, be aware that floor
nominations can be made at the annual meeting. See the IAJGS by-laws
(specifically Article VI section 4) for more information about floor
nominations. The by-laws can be found on-line at
"". We strongly recommend that all individuals
nominated >from the floor bring a completed application form to the annual
meeting and submit the form to the IAJGS Secretary before the meeting begins.

We appreciate your interest in and possible service on the Board.
Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

The IAJGS Nominating Committee,
Mark Heckman, Chair, President, JGS Sacramento <mrheckman@...>
Elsebeth Paikin, President, JGS Denmark
Mike Posnick, IAJGS Board

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