Chapter By-Laws Article V
ELECTION OF OFFICERS
Section 1. Nominating Committee. The Chapter President shall appoint a Nominating Committee in January, who will work under the Chairmanship of the Immediate Past President of the Chapter. The President and Chaplain are ex-officio members of this committee.
Section 2. Report of the Nominating Committee. The Nominating Committee shall render its report at the meeting in March. Not less than three (3) weeks prior to this meeting, all member councils shall be notified that nominations of officers for the coming Columbian Year will be in order. After this report, other nominations may be made from the floor. Nominations shall be made and closed in the accustomed manner.
Section 3. Election of Chapter Officers. The annual election of officers shall take place on a date and time determined by the current Chapter Officers. Each officer shall serve a one year term coinciding with the Columbian Year from July 1 to June 30, or until replaced by his successor. The State Deputy or his representative shall install each newly elected officer.
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2017 Nominating Committee-Ronn Knowles, Dan Lucas, Jim Brucken
Nominations in March and elections at the April 2017 Chapter Meeting
The committee has spoken to each of the brothers wishing to run for chapter office.
Here is the slate of candidates from the Nominations Committee.
President- Abe James
Vice President – Bill Schaffer
Secretary – Roberto Garcia
Treasurer – Tom Collins
Other nominations may be made from the floor and nominations may not be closed until the election meeting has convened and the members are ready to ballot. Contact Ronn Knowles if you wish to run – email@example.com
Nominators will have 3 minutes to speak and the candidate will have 3 minutes to speak.
The results of the election will be presented to the chapter president by the chair of the nominating committee. The election of officers shall be by ballot and a majority of all votes cast shall be necessary to elect. Only Chapter Delegates may vote. When only one candidate is proposed for a particular office and no further nominations have been made from the floor, the presiding chair shall declare the individual elected by acclamation.
If more than one candidate for the office the Election Chair shall appoint two District Deputies to act as Tellers. After all who are Chapter Delegates have voted, the ballot shall be declared closed and the Tellers shall then proceed to count the votes.
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