Subject: CORRECTED: Announcement: Call for Volunteers - Representative At Large
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Announcement: Call for Volunteers - Representative at Large Vacancy
Pursuant to Articles IX and XIV of Standard Rules of The USGenWeb Project, the Advisory Board now issues a Call for Volunteers to fill the vacant Representative at Large seat. The persons selected from those who submit their interest shall serve the remainder of the current term posted.
REPRESENTATIVE AT LARGE: The person selected to serve this position will serve through the current term of 8/31/2021. In June of 2021, the RAL position will be included on the upcoming election slate to be elected to a two year term through 8/31/2023. The person who can fill this position may come from any region of the Project.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR OFFICE:
From the USGenWeb Bylaws, revised July, 2010.
Article VI. Section I. DUTIES/QUALIFICATIONS OF ADVISORY BOARD:
Nominees for Representative at Large shall have the same qualifications as those for National Coordinator.
“Nominees for National Coordinator shall have the following qualifications: at least one year (the twelve months immediately preceding an election) of continuous service and current activity as a member in good standing, and eligibility to vote within The USGenWeb Project. Qualifications of nominees for State Coordinator Representative, Local Coordinator Representative, and Special Project Representative are the same with the addition that their service shall have been as a State Coordinator, Local Coordinator, or one of the various positions associated with the Special Projects, respectively. "In good standing" is demonstrated by responding promptly to email, actively supporting researchers' efforts to find information, maintaining their website with appropriate, up-to-date content, and serving as a good example of the guidelines and standards of The USGenWeb Project.”
The "twelve months immediately preceding an election" applies to the 1st of July, the actual start of the election.
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR INTEREST TO THE NATIONAL COORDINATOR, webm...@cottonhills.com, WITHIN 15 DAYS OF THE POSTING OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS 5:00 PM EDT, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2020.
Please include the following information in your submission:
Current State and County position
Please include any other information you would like the Advisory Board to consider, such as any previous Advisory Board experience, length of time as a member of USGW, etc.
Linda K. Lewis
The USGenWeb Project