General highlights of changes include: Minor revisions to membership to clearly include students; acceptance of dues later than 12/31; BOD includes moving Membership back to a BOD position to ensure we meet minimum of 10 BOD members; BOD being able to authorize longer terms of office to ensure sufficient volunteer participation; implementing the requirement that a member must have served on the BOD at least one year at some point prior to assuming new office; updating for email communications and giving flexibility to elections times due to weather problems in winter; updating financial info to address use of ATM/Debit card; updating web issues such as posting meeting minutes; giving flexibility to meeting schedule to allow for excursions or summer meetings; updating Nominating committee minimum members to ensure sufficient volunteer participation.
Per Article V of the WITS
By-laws, here is the Nominating Committee’s recommended Slate of
Officers and Board Members for the coming year, as approved by vote of the general membership on May 22, 2019.
President: Dominic Karl (President from 7/2019 - 6/2020, then one year as Past President)
VP: Connie Dyer (VP ‘til 6/2020, then will be President)
Treasurer: Suzanne Zabek ('til 6/2020)
Recording Secretary: Elaine Cuilik ('til 6/2020)
Corresponding Secretary: Gloria Vanderpoel ('til 6/2020)
Membership Director: Eileen Seery ('til 6/2020)
Cynthia Miller-Aird (‘til 6/2020)
Rich Giordano ('til 6/2020)
Patrick Jones ('til 6/2020)
Phyllis Rathbun ('til 6/2020)
Phyllis Testo ('til 6/2020)
PLEASE: If you are interested in joining the Board, we can also add new members by special vote. We would welcome new volunteers!