Five seats on the HAAAA Board of Directors are open for election for the 2011-2013 term. Directors attend a quarterly teleconference and are responsible for: 1) providing broad vision and goals to the executive committee; 2) determining the budget and approving any major financial transactions; 3) electing the executive committee biannually; 4) reviewing the performance of the executive committee.
The directors whose seats are open are:
This message is a solicitation for nominations from the broader membership for the next set of directors and instructions to participate in voting. We had a great response last year, both in terms of voter turnout and interest in becoming a director. We hope the same will be true this year. HAAAA continues to rapidly grow and expand and now is a crucial time to get involved and direct the future of the organization.
The current schedule for voting is set forth below:
Nominations due September 15, 2011
Voting to begin September 22, 2011
Voting to close October 4, 2011
If you are nominated, the Nominations Chair will contact you to obtain a short biography and vision statement (total no more than 500 words) that will be published on the HAAAA website. Statements should be submitted in plain text in the body of an e-mail.
You must be a registered HAAAA.net member by September 22, 2011 in order to vote.
The board will suggest a slate to members for the vote. Its current intended slate is set forth below, but may be subject to revision depending on other nominations:
Eric Yeh (re-election)
Yu-Han Chang (re-election)
Vicki Chou (re-election)