Interested in running for a seat on the PCNO Board?
|Board of Directors Nominations
The Press Club Board of Directors is comprised of 12 members. Eleven of the members are elected to the board by the club’s membership. The one board member not elected is the past president.
A) GENERAL INFORMATION:
The board configuration is as follows:
President (must be in news media or journalism education and he/she
1st VP (must also be in news media or journalism education)
2nd VP (must be in the field of public relations)
9 BOARD MEMBERS:
4 from the news media
Board officers and board members are in charge of setting the club’s agenda,
Under our bylaws, the membership committee of the board will run this year’s election process. Except for the past president, all current and potential board members must run for a seat through the process described below.
The board meets monthly for a formal meeting, which is called by the
For the upcoming year, it is very important to the club to find board
B) PROCESS FOR RUNNING
1. This email is the formal call for nominations. If you are
You are only allowed to nominate yourself.
In the nomination email, please include the following:
· Your full name
· Length of time in the club
· Relevant contact information (email, phone number, etc.)
· Specify seat you are seeking (President, 1st VP, 2nd VP, Media, PR, Education).
That information will be published to the membership prior to the vote. Again, you may only nominate yourself.
Once the deadline passes, the club’s membership committee
The membership committee will also make recommendations for each
You will be notified of a general membership meeting in the next few weeks. This meeting is usually held on June 6, and those members who physically attend will have a chance to vote on each seat using a paper ballot. Before the ballots are cast, candidates will have a chance to briefly address the membership. The results will be tallied and announced that night. Only those who attend the meeting in person can vote. The newly elected members will officially take their seats at the July board meeting, which will be called by the new president. You will also be introduced at the club’s annual awards banquet, which has been officially set for July 21 at The Jung Hotel.
If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.