Our bylaws call for an election of board members every two years at the November meeting. This year, the board is also proposing a restructuring of the board membership. After sixteen years in existence with the current structure, we offer the following changes.1. Eliminate the two At Large positions
2. Combine two positions - the 2nd Vice President for Membership and the Webmaster - into one position as 2nd Vice President for Membership and Technology
3. Great a new position of Osher Director. This position would not be voted on, but rather be automatically filled by the current Osher Director. This makes sense, given our close relationship with the University of Richmond's Osher Program.
As these proposals must be announced prior to voting, this message serves that purpose. These changes will be voted on prior to the board election at the Wednesday, November 16th meeting. A vote of two-thirds of dues paying members present will be necessary for adoption.
Both Jerry Rudd and Woody Childs have decided to retire from the board after long and important service. We offer our sincere thanks to Woody and Jerry.
The slate for the board for the 2023 -2024 term is:
President - Bill Welsch
1st VP for Programs - Bruce Venter
2nd VP for Membership + Technology - Mark Groth
Paymaster - Art Ritter
Secretary / Historian - Fred Sorrell
Osher Director - Peggy Watson (appointed)
If you should wish to nominate either yourself or another member, please send that nomination to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. They will be included in the voting. Only dues paying members in attendance are eligible to hold office and vote.