International Board of Directors
The International Board of Directors is elected by the membership and functions as the governing and decision-making body of the organization. The Board elects the officers of the corporation. The International Board of Directors has the full authority to do all things necessary to fulfill the purpose of the organization, including strategic planning, the levying of fees and the execution of contracts. Board members work directly with the international headquarters staff to monitor and administer the organization’s programs.
The Corporate Services department serves as the official staff liaisons to the International Board. If you would like to send a message to the International President or a member of the International Board, contact this department.
2013 Election of International Board of Directors
The election to select four members to serve a three-year term beginning May 1, 2014, and ending April 30, 2017, on the International Board of Directors will be conducted in October and November 2013. Chapters should schedule an election meeting during this time period to vote.
The 2013 election of International Board of Directors members for the 2014-2017 term will be conducted electronically. Each Chapter, Member-at-Large and Chapter-at-Large member will be contacted by email with instructions for voting online. If you do not receive an email about voting (be sure to check your Spam folder), contact the Corporate Services department at International headquarters (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Eight candidates have been chosen by the Nominating Committee and biographical information provided by each candidate can be found by viewing the Nominee Flyer. Please carefully study the Nominee Flyer to acquaint yourself with the candidates and prepare yourself to vote. Four candidates will be elected for the 2014-2017 term. The eight candidates are:
Anne Cargill, Aberdeen Chorus, Region 31
Jeanne d’Arc (JD) Crowe, Canadian Showtime Chorus, Region 16
Paula Davis, Velvet Hills Chorus, Region 8
Elaine Hamilton, Chapter-at-Large, Region 31
Cammi MacKinlay, Lions Gate Chorus, Region 26
Marcia Pinvidic, City of Gardens Chorus, Region 26
Renée Porzel, Melodeers Chorus, Region 3
Christina Temperante, City of Lakes Chorus, Region 6
Each Chapter, Member-at-Large and Chapter-at-Large member is responsible for online voting by the deadline date. Voting will close at 3:00 p.m. Central Time on Wednesday, December 4, 2013.
Questions or comments about the election for International Board of Directors should be directed to the Corporate Services department at International headquarters (email@example.com).
2013-14 International Board
Seated (l to r): Peggy Gram, Cammi MacKinlay, Renée Porzel, Marcia Pinvidic and Paula Davis
Standing (l to r): Joan Boutilier, Dale Syverson, Fran Furtner, Anne Cargill, Betty Clipman, Carole (Kirkpatrick) Persinger and Patty Cobb-Baker
2013-2014 Executive Committee
(l to r; top to bottom) Peggy Gram, Treasurer; Cammi MacKinlay, Immediate Past President; Paula Davis, Secretary; Renée Porzel, International President; Marcia Pinvidic, President-Elect