Greetings everyone! I hope you're all staying SAFE and SANE during these turbulent and tumultuous times. I know it's been really tough for some, but I hope that you have also experienced some positive change this year.
And speaking of positive change, it's time to elect a new Executive Committee (ExComm) for Richmond Area Mensa (RAM). And the positive part of this change applies to the President and Vice President positions, where you'll be getting an upgrade, as I am in the middle of moving state and Allan S did not wish to continue as Vice President.
Allan also volunteered as Social Media Coordinator and Proof Reader, so I'd like to thank him, along with all the other volunteers who are still staying on, for their service over the past years. I hope you, too, appreciate all they've done and continue to do for RAM.
We are a little behind schedule, but the ExComm has appointed a Nominating Committee (NomComm). This year, the ExComm appointed Catherine S, Aravind T and Brendan D as the members of the NomComm, with Aravind serving as the Chair.
A list of individuals willing to serve in each position has been determined by the NomComm, but additional nominations may be made by any member, in writing, by a petition signed by three RAM members and delivered to the Chair of the Nominating Committee. These petitions must be received by 11:59 pm on September 15, 2020 and may be mailed, or scanned and emailed. Members may nominate themselves, or may nominate other members (as long as they confirm that the other members are willing and able to serve in the office for which they are being nominated).
The following have been nominated by the NomComm (see the newsletter for the full names):
Any petitions for additional nominations should be sent to the chair. RAM members can check the newsletter (see your email) for Aravind's mailing and email addresses.
Thank you for your time and consideration, Santi
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