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2020 Chapter Elections Extended

By Laurie Costa posted 11-04-2020 17:47

  

   
Chapter Elections have been EXTENDED for New York. Last chance to cast your ballot between now and December 20. Please check your chapter's discussion thread for the ballot link. Let your voice be heard!

Special thanks to the members of the chapters listed below for taking the time to vote! Your 2020 Chapter Election is complete. Results will be coming soon!

THANK YOU:
Boston, Central Jersey, Charleston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Grand Rapids, Hawaii, Houston. Indianapolis, Kentucky, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New Mexico, New Orleans, Orange County, Oregon, Palm Beach, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Seattle, Silicon Valley, St. Louis, Tampa Bay, & Tucson…WAY TO GO!




What are USBG Chapter Board elections?

Chapter Board elections invite USBG members to select qualified members to serve on their local leadership team as Directors. Our newly adopted chapter governance model requires one-third of Chapter Board seats go up for election every year. The rotation of leadership creates a more balanced Board made up of a combination of new, renewing, and experienced leaders.

    → 29 Chapters will be voting for their chapter leaders in the current election
    → Chapters converted to the new governance model will be voting to elect Directors

Communities that have not completed the new requirements to be a chapter will be voting to recommend Community Council leadership. Community Councils will then be approved and appointed by the National Board of Directors.

Chapters Electing Directors & Council Leaders:
Chapters electing Directors are: Boston, Central Jersey, Charleston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Hawaii, Houston, Indianapolis, Kentucky, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, New York, Oregon, Palm Beach, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Silicon Valley, St. Louis, Tampa Bay, and Tucson.

Chapters recommending Council leaders are: Grand Rapids, New Mexico, and Orange County *voting completed*


When are USBG chapter elections held?
The candidate nomination and vetting period kicked off at the end of the summer. Ballots include the final list of candidates who completed the application and vetting period. Ballots are open for 15 days from October 20th through November 3rd.

How do I vote?
To vote, go to your Chapter Community Page and there will be a BALLOT link in a Discussion Post, titled: Chapter Elections. All Chapter Elections require 10% of chapter members to participate for the election to be valid, so please cast your VOTE!

Can you show me the steps?
Sure can! Here is a demo video of the voting process.

                           

See you at the polls!

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