The MIHOA Annual Membership Meeting will be Thursday August 13, 2020 at 7pm by Zoom virtual meeting call. Call in information will be posted prior to the meeting.
Board of Directors Elections
Board of Directors elections will be conducted electronically starting on Friday August 14th, 2020 and ending on Sunday August 16, 2020. Information on accessing the electronic ballot will be posted prior to the voting start date. Below is the candidate slate:
The Nominating Committee for the 2020 MIHOA Elections has assembled a slate of potential candidates for the various officer and board positions that are about to expire. The voting will take place between Friday August 14th, 2020 and ending on Sunday August 16, 2020. Please make time to vote for those whom you believe can best serve our organization.
Three Director (Board) positions will be voted upon. Members currently holding these positions are Bob Cunningham, Larry Pirtle, and Terry Farrar.
The candidates for Directors are:
In addition to the Directors, three Officer positions will be open. Members currently holding these positions are Bill Baker (Treasurer), Jerry Burt (VP Adult) and Teppai Sakuma (VP Scholastic).
The Officer candidates are as follows:
Per MIHOA By-Laws, balloting guidelines are as follows:
Section 4. NOMINATIONS. The Nominating Committee shall forward to the Active members, no less than 30 days before the annual business meeting, one or more nominations for each seat on the Board that is vacant or is about to expire.
Section 10. ELECTIONS. Election of Directors and officers shall be held annually at the April business meeting with all Active members being given no less than 30 days written or e-mailed notice of such election meeting and the candidates for each office.
Section 10.1 VOTING ELIGIBILITY. Only Active members shall be eligible to vote.
Section 11. BALLOTING. Except as described in Section 11.2 (below), balloting shall be by secret ballot by Active members present at the annual business meeting. If a tie vote occurs, there shall be an immediate run-off election between only those candidates who were tied with the most votes in the first balloting. If at the end of the second ballot the candidates remain tied, a third ballot shall be held. If the candidates remain tied at the end of the third ballot, the Board of Directors in office immediately preceding the election shall decide the election within thirty (30) days.
Section 11.2. ABSENTEE BALLOTING. Pursuant to guidelines and procedures established by the Board of Directors, any Active Member who has personally attended at least two of the regular membership meetings (excluding the annual meetings) held in the twelve months prior to the election, will be allowed to submit their vote in the annual elections by absentee ballot, including by electronic means. For the purpose of satisfying the attendance requirement, the member must physically attend the meetings.
If you would like to vote via absentee ballot and meet the qualifications above; please contact the nominating committee.
Thank you for making MIHOA a better organization.
The 2020 MIHOA Nominating Committee
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