Elections are for President, Executive Vice President*, Vice President of Communications^, Vice President of Membership, Treasurer, Secretary (Officers) and seven (7) Governor positions on the KALAGNY Board. All positions are for two-year terms, except one (1) Governor position which is for a one-year term°. Terms commence July 1, 2015. To view KALAGNY's current By-Laws, click here.
*The Vice Presidential Candidate with the most votes will be designated as Executive Vice President.
^Assist President with website, email, social media and all outbound communications.
°The Governor Candidate with the 7th most vote will be designated for the one (1) year term.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS TO SERVE AS A BOARD MEMBER
Only those members in good standing who have been admitted to practice law in any jurisdiction are qualified to run for an elected position. A member in "good standing" is defined as those members (a) whose membership has not been suspended or revoked as of the Election Date, and (b) who have paid in full their membership dues as of the Record Date. Please refer to the By-Laws for details.
NOMINATION COMMITTEE'S SLATE OF CANDIDATES
The KALAGNY Nominations Committee has selected the following candidates for the positions noted below.
- · President – Bridgette Ahn
If you wish to be considered as an alternative candidate on the Ballot Form, please email your Statement of Interest and Resume to email@example.com no later than February 26, 2015, 11:59pm (EST). All eligible alternative candidates will be added to the Ballot Form. Late submissions will not be added to the Ballot Form. Please be sure to identify the available position you are seeking.
Record Date - January 2, 2015. You must be a paid member by the Record Date to be eligible to seek election and to vote in the election.
Submission Date - January 23, 2015. Your Statement of Interest along with your resume must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than January 23, 2015, 11:59pm.
Distribution Date - February 12, 2015. Information regarding the slate of Officers and Governors selected by the Nominations Committee will be circulated by the Distribution Date. The slate will be posted on the KALAGNY website.
Ballot Date - March 12, 2015. Ballot Form will be made available on the KALAGNY website. Members wishing to vote will have to hand in their Ballot Form in person by no later than 8:00pm on the Election Date. You may not cast your vote by proxy.
Election Date & General Membership Meeting - March 26, 2015. KALAGNY Elections and annual membership meeting will take place from 7-9 p.m. Venue will be announced. All are welcome to this event but only eligible members may vote.
Light dinner and refreshments will be served. Click here to rsvp by March 20th.
If you have any questions re your eligibility or in general, please contact us at email@example.com.
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