Announcement – 2017 AIG Board of Directors Elections

Dear AIG Members:

As the Secretary for the Association of Inspectors General, it is my responsibility to notify the membership of this organization that FIFTEEN (15) vacancies will exist for the Board of Directors as of December 31, 2017.  These vacancies have been declared in accordance with the Association’s Bylaws and constitution and are due to the expiration of existing terms of office on the Board of Directors.

The purpose of this letter is to provide the membership with information concerning the nominations and election processes that will used to fill those Board vacancies.  Please note that you must be a member in good standing in the national organization in order to participate in the election, either as a nominee/candidate or as an elector.

  1.  Any national member may nominate one or more persons from the national membership to serve as a candidate(s) for the vacant positions on the Board of Directors: Chapter-only members may not be nominated.
  2. A member may nominate himself or herself.
  3. A nominee for the Board of Directors is required to have completed at least one year of national membership in the AIG, and must be a member in good standing; dues for the current membership year (2017/2018) must be paid in full at the time a member is nominated for candidacy.

To place a member in nomination, please use the Recommendation and Nomination Form that accompanies this letter.  Complete a separate form for each person you wish to nominate.  In addition, each nominee shall prepare a brief (no more than one page) biographical sketch, which outlines the nominee’s experience and expertise to serve on the Board of Directors. Resumes or similar documents will NOT be accepted.   The biographical sketch shall be notarized.  DO NOT submit photos.

Both the Recommendation and Nomination Form and the biographical sketch documents should be returned to me by mail or by email. Nominations must be received by September 8, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. (EST), by Lora L. Manon, Secretary, Association of Inspectors General; 803 S. Beech Street, Bryan, Ohio, 43506. Electronic submissions may be sent to Lora.manon1@gmail.comNominations received after that date and time will NOT be considered valid and will not be accepted or considered.  Likewise, nominations submitted to any other address or email address will not be accepted, and will be considered invalid.

All members eligible to vote (those in good standing who have been national members for at least one year) will receive an electronic ballot shortly after the meeting of the Nominating Committee, which will occur on or before September 18, 2017.  All ballots must be voted promptly and in accordance with the instructions provided with the ballot.

The AIG 2017 Annual Meeting of the Members and the Fall Meeting of the Board of Directors will be held on November 14, 2017, prior to the start of the Fall Conference which will be held in Austin, Texas.  The results of the election will be announced at the Annual Meeting.

All elected members of the Board of Directors serve a three year term. The term of office for those selected during this election begins on January 1, 2018. All members of the Board of Directors are expected to attend Board meetings; in the event that a member is absent for more than two (2) consecutive meetings, his or her position will be declared vacant.  The Bylaws also require that any member elected to the Board of Directors must attend at least one of the two Board meetings that occur following his or her election to the Board.

If you have questions about this matter, please contact me by telephone at my cellphone at 419-266-4212 or my home phone at 614-766-1614.

Sincerely,
Lora L. Manon,
Secretary
Association of Inspectors General

Nominations Form 2017.docx