24 March 2014

NGS Board Nominations Now Being Accepted

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The election of NGS officers and board members will be held at the annual meeting at the NGS Conference in Richmond, Virginia, on Saturday, 10 May 2014. The following positions are open for election this term:

Terms for officers run from 1 October 2014 through 30 September 2016:
Vice President

Terms for directors run from 1 October 2014 through 30 September 2018:
Director, Region 1
Director, Region 2
Director at Large (three candidates).
A PDF of the map showing the various regions is available on the NGS website at http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/board_nominations.

Members who wish to suggest a possible candidate for an office may e-mail their suggestions to the committee chair, Terry Koch-Bostic, at [email protected], by Friday, 28 March 2014. Please include the potential candidate’s name, a brief biography, and contact information. Candidates must have been a member of NGS for at least one full year prior to nomination.

The NGS Board is a working board. Board members spend on average twenty or more hours a month in a variety of activities. Each member is expected to either chair a committee or actively participate on one or more committees. Board members pay their expenses (travel, food, and lodging) to the three board meetings held each year; one meeting is by teleconference. Board meetings are typically held at the annual conference (usually the day before the conference), at the NGS headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, and in Salt Lake City. Additional meetings are held as needed by conference call. Attendance at the annual conference is also expected.

NGS Nominating Committee:
Terry Koch-Bostic, Committee Chair
Diane Gravel, cg
Connie Lenzen, cg
Charles S. Mason Jr., cg
Judy Russell, jd, cg, cgl

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