Thanks for your efforts so far and for your informative message.
I believe an elected board is much more stable. So I suggest we go for your option 1 and try to secure any last chance and then go for option 2 as plan B. Do you also want to post the announcement on SUTA's FB and LinkedIn?
>we now have 5
candidates, enough to establish a new board, but not enough to run an election.
>We can do several things now, and I can think of the following:
>1) extend the nomination period, till we get 7 or more candidates;
>2) announce that we have 5 candidates and just accept these names as our new Board;
>3) announce a date - maybe next Thursday May 28, as a gathering date, where more candidates would also be accepted and an election would take place in person (and maybe also followed by online vote or proxy vote for the absents);
>No matter which option above is chosen we can do the fallowing as well:
>a) allow the new board to fill its vacant seats in the future, from the candidates they may find later (assuming the new Board is constituted by less than what is allowed in the Bylaws).
>b) opt for a smaller
>I like to know your opinions ASAP.
>2015-05-15 15:40 GMT-04:00 Bahram Zahir < za...@ieee.org
>>Good news: Dr. Boghaee also accepted to run in this election; I just talked to him on the phone.
>>So now, we have 5 candidates:
>>* Ms. Firoozeh Abassian
>>* Ms. Mahshid
>>* Mr. Shahab Bacahry
>>* Dr. Davar Boghaee
>>* Mr. Mahboob Bolandi
>>PS: first time I see in a "random" set of 5 people's names, all the five have their last names starting with A or B!
>>---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>From: Bahram Zahir < za...@ieee.org
>>Date: 2015-05-15 15:23 GMT-04:00
>>Subject: Fwd: Re: Call for nomination for the next SUTA Toronto Chapter Board of Directors
>>Cc: Shayan Ghotbi < shayan...@suta.org
>>Back to 4!