2024 Yankee Board Elections

2024 Yankee Executive Board Elections

Elections for the Yankee Board of Directors will take place this May. Nominations are now being accepted by the Nominating Committee.

Nominations

If you would like to help out running our organization by becoming a member of the board please contact a member of the nominating committee–the committee may choose to put you on the ballot based on your expressed interest or ask that your nomination be supported by 10 other members in writing.

The accepted procedures for becoming a candidate for a board position are as follows:
  1. By written petition of at least ten members of the Association sent to the Nominating Committee (these may be e-mailed to the commitee members listed below)
  2. By open nomination from the floor at any meeting of the Executive Board after January 1st in an election year.
  3. By nomination by the Nominating Committee

Nominations will close on May 16, 2024 and elections will begin shortly after, with electronic voting up until midnight on June 14, 2024

Nominating Committee for this election is:

Board Commitment Overview

  • The commitment is for 2 years (or 3 if a proposed by-law change passes).
  • There are usually 4-6 meetings per year which you are expected to attend.
  • You are also expected to participate in discussions by e-mail, help run the Yankee picnic, help with large convention center tournaments, serve on various committees, and take an active role in helping to grow the membership.

All positions on the Board are up for election this year.

Total Postion Opportunities in the Yankee Board.
President : 1 Position
Vice President : 1 Position
Treasurer : 1 Position
Secretary : 1 Position
At-Large : 5 Positions

Here are the descriptions of those positions (taken from our bylaws document):

President:
The President shall be the chief officer of the Association, responsible for conducting all meetings of the Executive Board and General Membership, naming persons to the appointed positions below, appointing ad hoc committees, and coordinating the activities of the other members of the Board as necessary.

Vice-President:
The Vice-President shall assume the responsibilities of the President in the event of the President's absence, resignation, or incapacity, and shall be responsible for other functions as assigned by the President.

Secretary:
The Secretary shall be responsible for taking, distributing and maintaining the minutes of the meetings of the Executive Board and General Membership, for handling any necessary correspondence for the Association and for maintaining and updating these Bylaws and the Rules and Policies of the Association.

Treasurer:
The Treasurer shall maintain the financial records of the Association and shall submit regular written financial reports to the Executive Board.

At-Large Representatives:
There shall be five (5) At-Large Representatives, who shall have no assigned responsibilities other than to attend Executive Board meetings and provide additional representation for the General Membership, but may take on Appointed Positions or other functions as assigned by the President.

The Current Yankee Executive Board is the Following:

President: Jeffry Powell
Vice President: Judy Katalina
Treasurer: Mark Archibald
Secretary: Geoff Tasca

At Large Members:
Miriam Moodley
Nick Mone
John Kubilis
Amy Jean Grigg
Lauren Bennett