Democrats meet June 11 at the BYC
You are cordially invited to attend the next Democrats Abroad Panama meeting, Saturday, June 11 from 1-2 PM at the Balboa Yacht Club*. Help us elect a new Board of Directors so we can get back to our goal — to help eligible voters cast their votes to defeat Donald Trump in the approaching election.
Check the Democrats Abroad Facebook page for updates, as well as a copy of the Democrats Abroad Panama By-laws and the minutes for the last general meeting.
** If you are unable to attend in person you will be able to attend via Web Ex from your computer. Invitations with log in information will be sent to you in a separate email**
WHAT WE ARE GOING TO DO…
Introductory comments by Meeting Chair – Phil Edmonston
Presentation of reports, including: Treasurer’s Report, FATCA Tax Seminar fund- raising event report. – Ramona Rhoades
Schedule Special Elections to elect all new members of the Country Committee Board of Directors at a meeting to be held on Saturday, July 16, at a time and place to be determined. Further, that the elected Board members serve until a General Election at the Countrywide AGM in the first half of 2017, AGM tentatively set for February 2017.
The Meeting Chair shall then request volunteers to serve on a Nominating Committee of three or five people to complete the development of a slate of candidates, and promote/ manage the Special Election. The slate of candidates, the By-law sections governing elections, as well as any instructions for remote voting, will be posted by the Nominating Committee on the Democrats Abroad Facebook pages and distributed to all members of DA Panama via email from the Regional Vice Chair. All persons wishing to serve on the Nominations Committee need to submit their intent to serve to the Deputy RVC Jody Quinnell at firstname.lastname@example.org by June 12, 2016
The Meeting Chair will open the floor for nominations to the Board from the members attending the meeting. Individuals nominated from the floor must submit their willingness to serve and for what office to the Deputy RVC Jody Quinnell at email@example.com by June 14, 2016
Brief update on transfer of treasury.
Additional discussion and motions from attendees.
*The Balboa Yacht Club is an informal open air club, well-known and easy-to-find. Turn right at the beginning of the Amador Causeway as if going to Country Inn and Suites. Drive 2 blocks and turn left. The entrance to the parking lot is on the right. Stay after the meeting for drinks and conversation.
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