Monday, October 8, 2012

Seeking 2013 CRC Board Nominations

October has arrived and that means It is that time of year to start thinking about 2013 already!  Charlotte Running Club is seeking nominations for Board of Director candidates to serve a 2 year term starting January 1, 2013 through December 2015.

If you are interested in being a Board member, please nominate yourself or nominate someone who you believe will represent our club.  The nomination process is as follows:
  • Submit nominations to  The cut-off for nominations is 10/31/2012
  • The current President (Aaron Linz) will respond back to the candidate confirming their acceptance
  • Once the candidate has confirmed acceptance, the candidate will be added to the ballot
  • Each candidate will have the opportunity to submit campaign material up until the start of elections.  Available to all candidates as forums are:
    • Blog/website, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Newsletter
  • Online elections will start 11/19 and conclude 11/30
  • Each club member is allowed one online ballot and can vote for 4 new Board members. The ballot link will be sent to the email of record the club maintains for you (same as the newsletter email).
  • Caitlin Chrisman, Aaron Linz, Ben Hovis, and Billy Shue are not up for re-election.  Their 2 year term expires in December 31, 2013.
  • The 4 new members will be announced at the Charlotte Running Club Annual Meeting.  More details to follow on time and location.
  • At the first meeting of the 2013 Board, the members of the new board will vote on extending offers to two at-large Board members. 
  • Once all 10 Board members are established, the 2013 Board will agree on determining the 2013 President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.
  • The nomination process and structure of the Board is consistent with and documented in our Club bylaws.

We very much welcome and need leadership participation.  The sustainability of the Club and continuing to support a passion for running depend on your involvement.  Please seriously consider volunteering your time to be a board member.  If you have any questions, please contact

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