Category: Elections

WGPO Board Nominations are in: Here are the Candidates

The terms of four board members; Steve Pellinen, Keith Hegel, Laurie Cohen, and Helen Flores, expire at the end of the year.  Steve and Laurie are running for re-election, Helen and Keith are not.  We have four additional candidates for…

Deadline for Nominations for WGPO Board Of Directors is Approaching

The Word Game Players’ Organization (WGPO) Annual Election of Directors will be held in December 2022 Board Positions Open:  Four Board of Director positions are open for election/re-election to serve for a two-year term, 2023 – 2024. Current Board members…

Jacobstein, Anderson, Cardia elected to WGPO board

The results are in.  It was a tight race.  Bennett Jacobstein, Will Anderson, and Jan Cardia were the top three vote-getters and will serve two-year terms on the board. The changes to the bylaws were overwhelmingly approved. View the election…

Nominations are in – We have six candidates

The election of the WGPO Board of Directors will take place from December 11 at 2 PM through just before midnight on December 15 Central Time. The WGPO board will consist of current Executive Committee and Board of Player Representatives Steve Pellinen, Keith…

WGPO Election 2020

It is time for our annual election. Your vote matters. This year there is a referendum concerning the creation of an independent WGPO lexicon, as well as elections for an Executive Committee seat and 3 candidates for the two open…

Seeking Nominations

Greetings WGPO members, Nominations for the WGPO Executive Committee and Board of Player Representatives are now open. There is 1 seat open on the Executive Committee and 2 seats open on the Board of Player Representatives. Each leadership position has…

WGPO Lexicon Survey and December Referendum

WGPO Lexicon Survey Results In July 2020, WGPO sent out a survey to its membership to ask for their opinions on whether words deemed slurs and/or offensive should be removed from the lexicon. The purpose of the survey was to…

WGPO Election Results

The annual WGPO election closed at midnight December 14. The bylaws revision passed overwhelmingly.  Henceforward, players in WGPO tournaments will be required to be members of WGPO. All incumbents won reelection to their seats.  Mike Johnson and Steve Pellinen had…

WGPO Annual Election is Completed

All candidates were unopposed.  Out of 143 registered voters, 102 ballots were cast.  No candidate received more than 87 votes, however. Elected to the Executive Committee:  Deborah Baggett.  Deborah is new to the board. For the Board of Player Representatives: …

Vote Now For WGPO Boards

WGPO annual elections have begun. You should have already received your WGPO ballot from Electionrunner.com if you registered to vote last year. If you did not receive an email with a ballot please contact elections@wordgameplayers.org with your email address.  If you…