To: All Active Members of COALA
In accordance with the COALA Bylaws, as amended January 28, 2016, the Officer Positions listed below will be elected by the members of the Association at the Business Meeting on November 9, 2018. All votes cast will be tallied and the election results will be announced at the Business Meeting.
The Positions to be voted upon are:
A term year runs from the beginning of the first day of the calendar year following such election to the end of the calendar year, or until successors are elected. An officer is eligible to serve no more than two (2) consecutive terms in the same office. Officers annotated with an asterisk above are ineligible to serve in their current position, unless no successor is nominated or elected to the office.
Any Active Member of the Association who wishes to declare himself or herself as a candidate for an officer position, can do so by notifying COALA Secretary, Barbara Urtz, in advance of the Business Meeting or at the Business Meeting on November 9, 2018. If there are any contested positions, Active Members in attendance at the meeting will be asked to cast their votes at the meeting and Active Members who are unable to attend the meeting in person will be given an opportunity to vote by Proxy. Active Members can click here to download the Proxy form.
Please consider serving our Association in one of these capacities, Our Association is only as strong as the commitment of individual members to keep it robust through service and leadership.
For a description of the duties associated with each position, please see Article VIII of the COALA Bylaws.