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, 2017. 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 votes 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.
NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES
The KALAGNY Nominations Committee is now accepting applications for the available positions listed above. If you are interested in seeking one of the available positions listed above, please submit your Statement of Interest along with your resume to [email protected] no later than January 30, 2017, 11:59 PM. Please add the word “Election” to the subject line of your e-mail. Late submissions will not be considered. Please be sure to identify the available position you are seeking.
The Nominations Committee will consider all applications and will provide a recommended slate of candidates for each of the available positions listed above.
Record Date – January 13, 2017. 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 30, 2017. Your Statement of Interest along with your resume must be submitted to [email protected] no later than January 30, 2017, 11:59pm. Please add the word “Election” to the subject line of your e-mail.
Distribution Date – February 20, 2017. 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 20, 2017. Ballot form will be made available on the KALAGNY website. Members wishing to vote will have to hand in their ballots in person by no later than 8:00 PM on the Election Date. You may not cast your vote by proxy.
Election Date & General Membership Meeting – April 6, 2017. KALAGNY Elections and annual membership meeting will take place on the evening of April 6, 2017. 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.
If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected]