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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com or call (215) 238-6367.
Click here for the Board of Governors materials.
Click here for YLD EC materials.
2015 ELECTION CALENDAR
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