Nominations are now open for the election of officers to lead our organization. Any member in good standing may place nominations by e-mail or US Postal Service to a member of the Nominations and Elections Committee. They are: Ruth Hamilton, Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Marc Levesque (email@example.com). The nominating period will run from November 17, 2012 to November 29, 2012. Nominations sent by postal mail should be sent to Ruth Hamilton, P. O. Box 144, Lake Oswego, OR 97034. All postal submissions must be postmarked NO LATER than November 26, 2012 to be accepted.
All nominations received will be acknowledged by e-mail; persons nominated by anyone other than himself or herself will be notified by e-mail, and will be placed on the list of nominees only if they accept the nomination.
All members in good standing as of November 28, 2012 are urged to participate in this election. We will be electing one member of the Executive Committee and two members of the Board of Player Representatives following the nominating period. For a description of the positions, please see the bylaws, Articles V and VI, at http://wordgameplayers.org/about/wgpo-bylaws-2/.
According to our Bylaws, any member in good standing of the WGPO who is 18 years of age or older before taking office, if elected, is eligible to run for office, EXCEPT members of the Nominations and Elections Committee.
Following the nomination period, the election of officers will commence on December 1, 2012, and continue through December 14, 2012. Rules for conduct of the election phase will be published prior to the beginning of voting.