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It is time to make nominations for the board of directors for the next season of Eager Beavers.
Every position is a one year term and open for nominations annually.  The following comes straight from our by-laws regarding how nominations must be made in order to be accepted.

ELECTION OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Election Process – General
The general electorate of the EBFC shall consist of any member in good standing, as defined in the Constitution, at the time of the election.

Elections shall be finalized at a meeting usually held after the conclusion of the football season, but before the end of the calendar year.  Nominations shall be solicited from the membership of the EBFC.  The President shall preside over this process.  The Secretary or Communications Representative shall notify the membership as to the exact time and date the elections shall be held.

Qualifications
All nominees must be an active EBFC member in good standing as defined by the Constitution, section 4.2.  Any member that does not meet the criteria may not be nominated to serve as a Board of Directors in any position.

All nominees who are elected to the Board of Directors must be able to assume office at the first board meeting in January following elections.

Candidates for the office of President, Treasurer, and Vice President must have served a minimum of one (1) year on the Board of EBFC.

Candidates for the office of President and Treasurer must be bondable.

Nominations
All nominations for EBFC Board positions must be submitted as outlined below by a member in good standing.

Each nomination must include the contact information of each nominee and the position in which they are being nominated for. The nomination must be dated and include the home address, telephone number and name of the member submitting the nomination.

***All nominations must emailed to [email protected] with the nomination(s) being postmarked no later than 11:59 PM EST on September 15th of the election year.  Nominations are considered confidential.  ***

Voting Process
The Board of Directors shall provide a list of all valid candidates willing to accept their nomination for the review of the membership at least one (1) week in advance of the scheduled election.

The voting shall take place at a site designated by the EBFC Board. The site for elections will be announced to the general membership at least one (1) week in advance of the scheduled election.

The voting will be held the first Tuesday in October from 6:00pm – 7:30pm, unless all approved nominations result in no opposed positions.

The voting must be done in person at the designated site.  Absentee voting, voting by proxy and write-in candidates are not permitted and will be considered invalid.  A voter must sign in and be verified as registered members at the time of the election to receive his or her official voting ballot.

The EBFC Board reserves the right to address the possibility for a member to cast an early vote based on extenuating circumstances.


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