following was included in the member update letters sent over the past
month by email (if we had your email address) and by snail mail (if we
didn't have your email).
Due to the protracted period for contacting all members, we are
extending the deadline for those interested in being involved with
leadership positions in GALA-ND/SMC. The deadline for letting us know
your interest/intention will now be 10 days later (i.e. January 17).
Please see the details below and contact Michael August (at the address provided below) if you are interested in contributing!
It is once again time for officer elections. Offices up for election are:
All members are invited to consider running for one of these leadership
positions. Qualifications are simple: You must have earned an ND or SMC
degree, and you must have time and passion to contribute to the
organization during a full two-year term.
If this interests you, send an email with subject GALA ELECTIONS to email@example.com.
Include a bio and specify the office you are interested in running for.
To be considered, your email must be received by January 17, 2008.
Elections will be held online in early February, with new officers announced by mid-February.
GALA-ND/SMC now has nearly 900 people in its member list. We
recognize that the needs and interests of our members are as numerous
as they are diverse, so we would like to seek some assistance with
outreach for certain subsets of our member population. Liaisons would
assist GALA-ND/SMC's officers with communications and events targeted
to specific populations within the group's membership.
If you would like to serve as a liaison for any of the following
subgroups of GALA-ND/SMC members, please send an email (with the
subject line "GALA LIAISON") to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Include the name of the group you are interested in spearheading, as
well as what your ideas and motivations are for the position: