Lithuania SIG #Lithuania LitvakSIG Elections 2017 #lithuania
The Nominating Task Force has put forth three candidates to fill three
open seats on the Board of Directors of LitvakSIG. The nominees are:
Barry Halpern, Ralph Salinger and Amy Wachs. They have provided
statements about their qualifications which have been posted on the
Members Only website at https://donors.litvaksig.org/site/members/news
(you need to login to access the page).
The election will take place by email ballot between July 9 and July
23, 2017. LitvakSIG members in good standing (those who paid $50 dues
for 2017) will receive an email ballot, which they must return by
Sunday, July 23 at 11:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time, to
litvaksigvote@.... Please make sure your SPAM filter will allow
mail received >from litvaksigvote@... so you can receive your
Members may vote in person instead at the beginning of the LitvakSIG
annual meeting at 11:15 AM during the IAJGS Conference on Jewish
Genealogy in Orlando, Florida, on Wednesday, July 26th, 2017.
The Bylaws require that a quorum of at least 10% of the members must
vote. Directors are elected who receive a plurality of the votes cast.
Each member may vote for three candidates.
Please review the statements of each of the candidates before casting
your vote. Members will receive an email ballot on July 9, 2017.
Please do not submit any votes prior to July 9.
New members may still join and vote in the election. The Treasurer
must receive your dues payment by Thursday July 20, 2017 at 11:59 PM
Eastern Time in order to vote by electronic (email) ballot. Please
don't wait until the last moment to pay your dues if you would like to
vote in this year's election.
Dues payment received by the Treasurer between July 21 and July 26 at
11:00 AM allow for in person voting only at the beginning of the
annual meeting in Orlando.
If you would like to join LitvakSIG in order to participate in this
election and to support the ongoing work of LitvakSIG, annual dues are
US $50.00 and they may be paid online by going to:
Dues may also be mailed to LitvakSIG, Inc., c/o Eden Joachim,
Treasurer, 41 Country Club Lane, Pomona, NY 10970 USA. Checks must be
drawn in $US and made payable to LitvakSIG, Inc.
Submitted by Garri Regev, Chair, Election Committee 2017
Rhoda Miller, District Coordinator Svencionys, Election Committee 2017