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The Nominating Committee selects a slate of officers whose interest and capabilities in each office will assure leadership that will contribute to the continued growth and the future of ABA.
Important: The Chair does not report to the President during the search for nominees for specific officers. However, the Chair of the Committee shall notify the President of its final decision on nominees before publication of the slate in The Bell Tower. The slate of nominees is presented at the ensuing annual convention for a vote of the members present.
Attached: Nomination Letter
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(officers, appointments, coordinators and committee chairs):
All ABA positions (officers, appointments, coordinators and committee chairs):
Review your Job Description and send any updates or note of ‘no changes’ to the Job Description Coordinator towards the end of your annual term.
Remit to Treasurer all expenses, with receipts by the end of fiscal year, March 31st. Committees, whose budgets are large, remit expenses with receipts for payment periodically.
Prepare an annual report for your position and email/mail the report to the Secretary no later than one month before convention.
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THE AMERICAN BELL ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL, INC.
The American Bell Association International, Inc. Nominating Committee has selected you as a nominee for the office of ____________________on the official slate to be presented at the annual convention. The slate will be published in the Mar-Apr issue of The Bell Tower.
Prior to your accepting this nomination, for your information, I encourage you to go to ABA’s website and read the Job Description and Current Procedures of the office. Other names may be placed in nomination also, as prescribed in provisions of ABA’s bylaws. The election will take place at a business meeting during the convention.
Congratulations on your nomination! You have our best wishes for a successful election to this office.
_________________________________ Nominating Committee Chair
City _______________ State ____ Zip ______
Please sign and return
I, the undersigned, accept the nomination of__________________________ in
The American Bell Association International, Inc. for the year of ________ to
Date ________ Signature ____________________________