International Board of Directors
The International Board of Directors 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 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 with the international headquarters staff to monitor and administer the organization’s programs.
2015 Election of International Board of Directors
The 2015 election of International Board of Directors members for the 2016-2019 term will be conducted electronically in October and November, 2015. 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). Chapters should schedule an election meeting in October or November 2015.
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 2016-2019 term. The eight candidates are:
Thérèse Antonini, North Metro Chorus, Region 16
Debra Aungst, Jet Cities Chorus, Region 13
Patty Cobb Baker, Harborlites Chorus, Region 21
Jennifer Cooke, Scenic City, Metro Nashville, and Song of Atlanta (associate) Choruses, Region 4
Jeanne d’Arc (JD) Crowe, Canadian Showtime Chorus, Region 16
Kim Elger-Griffin, Spirit of the Gulf Chorus, Region 9
Peggy Gram, Top of the Rock Chorus, Region 25
Carole Persinger, Pacific Sound Chorus, Region 13
Download the Nominee Flyer by clicking here.
Download the Chapter Checklist of Election Responsibilities – Chapter Balloting Information by clicking here.
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 2, 2015.
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).
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 the Corporate Services department at International headquarters (firstname.lastname@example.org).
2015-2016 International Board
Seated (l to r): Joan Boutilier, Paula Davis, Marcia Pinvidic, Renée Porzel and Patty Cobb Baker
Standing (l to r): Jeanne d'Arc (JD) Crowe, Thérèse Antonini, Cammi MacKinlay, Carole Persinger, Anne Cargill and Dale Syverson. Not pictured: Peggy Gram.
2015-2016 Executive Committee
(l to r; top to bottom) Joan Boutilier, Secretary; Paula Davis, President-Elect; Patty Cobb Baker, Treasurer; Renée Porzel, Immediate Past President; and Marcia Pinvidic, President