Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.
Philadelphia Bar Association

Topcap Invite
The Election Committee Presents Nuts and Bolts of Running for Philadelphia Bar Association Elected Positions

Philadelphia Bar Association Elections Committee Presents
"Nuts & Bolts"
of Running for Elected Positions
for Board of Governors and
Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee


Thursday, September 17, 2015
12 - 1 p.m.

10th Floor Board Room
Philadelphia Bar Association
1101 Market St.
Complimentary Lunch Provided


With the nominations deadline for the Philadelphia Bar Association Board of Governors and Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee (YLD EC) Elections approaching (Oct. 9), now is the time to come learn the importance of having an elected position within the Association.

We invite you to spend an hour hearing from current Board Members, Officers, YLD Cabinet Members and Association staff about the election process and the role of being a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association Board of Governors and YLD EC.

Offices for which Board of Governors candidates are being solicited are Vice Chancellor, Secretary, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary, Assistant Treasurer (each office carries a one-year term); five seats on the Board of Governors (each Board seat carries a three-year term); and seven seats on the YLD EC (each Executive Committee seat carries a three-year term).

Association members may become candidates for any of the Board of Governors offices by filing with the Secretary, on or before Oct. 9, 2015, nominations in writing which, for candidates for the Board, must be signed by at least 25 members who are entitled to vote; for candidates for Secretary, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary and Assistant Treasurer, must be signed by at least 35 members who are entitled to vote; and for candidates for Vice Chancellor, must be signed by at least 100 members who are entitled to vote. Please RSVP to Susan Knight, CFO/Director of Administration, at sknight@philabar.org or call (215) 238-6325.

YLD members may become a candidate for the YLD EC by filing a personal statement and nominating petition, on or before Oct. 9, 2015. Please RSVP to Dawn Petit, Meetings Coordinator, at dpetit@philabar.org or call (215) 238-6367.

Click here for the Board of Governors materials.

Click here for YLD EC materials.


2015 ELECTION CALENDAR
PHILADELPHIA BAR ASSOCIATION
Sept. 17 12 p.m. "NUTS & BOLTS" Meeting
10th Floor Board Room
Oct. 9 5 p.m. Candidate Nomination Deadline
Oct. 21 1 p.m. Board of Governors Election Procedures Committee & Elections Committee Meeting
10th Floor Board Room
(Drawing of lots to determine ballot position, and review Campaign Rules & Procedures with candidates)
Oct. 23 5 p.m. Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee Elections Procedure Meeting
11th Floor Conference Center
(Drawing of lots to determine ballot position, and review Campaign Rules & Procedures with candidates)
Nov. 2 5 p.m. Deadline to withdrawal from Election
Nov. 17 11 a.m. Board of Governors Elections Committee Meeting
11th Floor Conference Center
(Meeting with Vice Chancellor, Officer candidates to discuss Election Forum Rules & Guidelines)
Nov. 17 12 p.m. ELECTION FORUM - Vice Chancellor, Officers & Board Members
11th Floor Conference Center
Nov. 19 Ballots Mailed
Dec. 3 10 a.m. Deadline for Receipt of Mail Ballots
Dec. 8 8:30 a.m. ELECTION - Polls Open
Dec. 8 6 p.m. ELECTION - Polls Close

Bottomcap Invite
Sent to <<Email Address>>: unsubscribe | update profile | forward to a friend