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ISW Seeking nominations for 2021-22 EB & Governance Committee

28 Oct 2020 12:13 PM | Anonymous

The Committee on Nomination of India Society of Worcester is pleased to announce the upcoming General Body meeting and Elections to be held on Sunday, January 31, 2021* at 2 PM at India Center (152 Main Street, Shrewsbury, MA)

The committee solicits nomination for all the following 15 positions of the Executive Board for a term of 2 years starting January 2021. 

  • President
  • Vice President
  • General Secretary
  • Assistant General Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Assistant Treasurer
  • Chair of Cultural Committee
  • Chair of Religious Committee
  • Chair of Cultural School Committee
  • Chair of India Center Committee
  • Five Members-at-large 

In addition, the committee solicits names for the nomination for all the 3 Positions of Governance Committee for a term of 2 years starting January 2021.

Please use the online form to submit your nominations - Nominate Here

Included below are eligibility requirements that must be met for all nominations

A person nominated for a post in the Executive Board shall be a dues paying member of the Society for at least one full year prior to the election date. In addition, a person nominated for the position of the President and Vice-President shall meet the following requirements:

  • For President: Two years experience as a member of the Executive Board or past Committee or as member of the past Board of Trustees or as a chairperson of a standing committee. 
  • For Vice President: Two years experience as an active participant of any of the committees or Subcommittees of the Society.
  • For Committee of Governance: Thorough knowledge of the Constitution and Bylaws of the ISW and should be familiar with the parliamentary rules of conducting meetings understanding of Bylaws of nonprofit organizations

You can nominate yourself or any eligible members for the open positions. To nominate a person to one of the positions, please use the online form by clicking here on or before November 22nd, 2020.  

Once the nominations are received, the nomination committee will create a slate of prospective candidates to be appointed for all the posts. This slate will be available to the general public on or before January 13th 2021. Please look for the slate in your email and on our website www.ISWOnline.org.

Please email the nomination committee nominationcommittee@iswonline.org), if you any queries about the slate or the nomination process. (you can also reach Renuka Garg @ 508 523 6664). Nominating Committee members include -

(Renuka Garg, Barin Bando, Shaikh Hoque, Carolyn Passey, Sonal Koppikar)

Date is subject to change based on the COVID-related restrictions and construction schedule at India Center.



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