November Elections

by Bill Carroll, KC9CIK
President, SLSRC

November is our month for the election of officers. Joe Fleagle (WØFY) is accepting nominations for the positions of President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, New Ham Board Member and Odd Board Member at Large. You can email Joe at W0FY@slsrc.org. The positions of President, Secretary and Odd Year Board Member at Large will be elected to a two year term. The positions of Vice-President, Treasurer and New Ham Board Member will be elected to a one year term. Per the By-Laws of the SLSRC, each officer of the club is to be an active member, in good standing, having current paid dues, and be at least 21 years of age. All officers must be FCC licensed Amateur Radio Operators. The job descriptions for each are as follows:

PRESIDENT: The President shall serve as chair at each meeting as well as at the meetings of the Board of Directors.  The President shall be the chief officer of the Corporation and shall see to the general welfare of the organization. The length of term for the President shall be two years elected in even years.

VICE PRESIDENT: The Vice-President shall preside at any meeting of the Corporation or the Board of Directors in the absence of the President. The Vice-President serves as the membership chairman responsible for recruiting and retaining members and maintains records of current paid members. The Vice-President shall retain and maintain a current record of all corporate property and equipment. The length of term for the Vice President shall be two years elected in odd years.

SECRETARY: The Secretary shall keep the minutes of the meeting (regular, special, and Board of Directors); be the official correspondent for the Corporation on behalf of the membership and/or Board of Directors; and retain and maintain accurate records of all proceedings which will be passed to the incoming Secretary for the subsequent year. The length of term for the Secretary shall be two years elected in even years.

TREASURER: The Treasurer shall be the recipient of all funds and financial holdings of the Corporation; shall deposit such funds and financial holdings in appropriate accounts; shall keep careful records and make regular reports for the satisfaction of the membership; and shall willingly and promptly remit all financial records for audit. The Treasurer shall remit all financial records, funds, and financial holdings to the incoming Treasurer for the subsequent year. The length of term for the Treasurer shall be two years elected in odd years.

ODD YEAR BOARD MEMBER AT LARGE: The Odd Year Board Member at Large is an Officer of the organization elected from the full membership in the odd year cycle of elections. The Odd Year Board Member at Large participates in guiding the direction and activities of the club as a member of the Board of Directors for the Corporation. The length of term for the Odd Year Board Member at Large shall be two years elected in alternating odd years.

EVEN YEAR BOARD MEMBER AT LARGE: The Even Year Board Member at Large is an Officer of the organization elected from the full membership in the even year cycle of elections. The Even Year Board Member at Large participates in guiding the direction and activities of the club as a member of the Board of Directors for the Corporation. The length of term for the Even Year Board Member at Large shall be two years elected in alternating even years.

NEW HAM BOARD MEMBER: The New Ham Board Member is an Officer of the organization that participates in guiding the direction and activities of the Corporation. This board member is elected from a subset of the members that are newly licensed, within the last thirty-six months, FCC Amateur Radio Operators.  The term of the New Ham Board Member shall be one year and is not eligible for re-election.