Before we get to the good stuff, here are the technical details you need to know:
3. Immediate family members of Directors are ineligible for candidacy during the period of the sitting Director's term.
4. The term of each Director shall be two (2) years from the date of election.
5. Any vacancy in the Board during an unexpired term may but is not required to be filled by the Board. Such Director shall serve until a successor Director is elected.
In addition, Kathie Jones is now our interim Treasurer since the board position was vacated by Edie Daly and is nominated for her first full term. All of the candidates have one thing in common: they were instrumental to the successful execution of our first Their Roots Are Showing celebrity fundraiser held in October 2013. Without further delay, here are the proposed new board of directors’ candidates nominated for their first two-year board term ending January 2017:
With the help of CGS classes and other members, she has learned much about her ancestors and her brick walls have come tumbling down. Kathleen and her husband Tom have been Oakland A’s baseball fans for 25 years and have visited every major league stadium in the U.S. During these stadium trips they have been digging into their family history and have met a few distant cousins along the way.
In addition to the new board nominees, here are the details on the existing Board of Directors: Marcelle White, Felicia Addison and Tim Cox are continuing in their first term (Jan 2014-2016). Karen Lemelin, Kim Cotton, Nicka Smith and Henry Snyder are continuing in their second term (Feb 2014-2016). Jeffrey Vaillant continues in his third term (Mar 2014-2016).
Diana Edwards and Shannon Reese are nominated for a second term (Feb 2015-2017). Lisa Gorrell and Jim Sorenson are nominated for their third terms (Mar 2015-2017). Ellen Fernandez-Sacco will serve as Past-President.