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Democratic Alliance for Action – Virtual Officer Nomination Meeting

February 25 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PST

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Register in advance for this meeting

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. 

Annual Meeting Dues are Due

In order to participate in the upcoming Officer Nominations Meeting and Elections Meeting, members must be in good standing. Annual Dues are due for all members. Please see below for the bylaws on Membership and Election of Officers, and pay your 2021 $20 Membership Dues prior to the Nomination Meeting. Dues can be paid via the Actblue link below or by mailing a check. 

If you would like to mail a check, please email [email protected] the following information: Name, Phone number, Email, Occupation, Job Title, and Address. If you mail a check without notifying us, we cannot guarantee you will be marked as a member in good standing.

Pay Your Dues Here

Check-In Procedures:

Credentialing will begin at 6:00PM and close at 7:00PM.

The Zoom conference room will open at 6:00PM, 1 hour before the start of the meeting, with credentialing closing at 7:00PM. We will keep track of people as they are admitted into the Zoom; it is important that you use your real name. You will be put into a temporary waiting room before being admitted to the meeting. 

Eligibility Notifications

If you have paid your 2021 Membership Dues, you will receive an email stating your eligibility on nominating, voting, and running for an officer position. This notification will be sent out no later than the end of the day on February 19th. If you’re unsure if you paid your dues and do not receive a notification email, please email [email protected]

DAA Officer Election Rules & Procedures*

Membership Standing

  1. To be considered a Member in Good Standing, an individual must meet the Membership Requirements, the Dues Requirements, and not have a Lapsed Membership.
  2. To be eligible to vote, a person must be a Voting Member in Good Standing, which shall be defined as: having held DAA membership for at least 65 days, be current in dues, and have attended at least two General Membership Meetings and/or Steering Committee, Standing Committee, or Action Committee meetings, between April 2020 – February 2021. The Nomination Meeting will count toward the attendance requirement.  

Nomination Procedures

  1. Nomination for Executive Board positions will take place at the February Nomination Meeting. 
  1. Nominations for Executive Board positions may only be made by Voting Members in Good Standing.
  2. Nominations will be taken from the floor at the February Nomination Meeting and do not require a second. 
  3. In order for a nominee for any executive Board position to become a Declared Candidate, the nominee must accept their nomination at the February Nomination Membership Meeting. 
  4. The nominations will be closed at the completion of the Nomination Procedures held at the February Nomination Meeting. 

Notification of Nominations

Eligible candidates will be notified via email of their nomination and eligibility to be a candidate within 72 hours of the Nomination. The Membership will also be notified via email of all nominated candidates who have accepted nomination. 

Election of Officers

All members in good standing who are credentialed in at the March Election Meeting will be provided an electronic ballot at the email that they used to pay their dues, or at the email provided to [email protected] if they paid via check. 

All Officers shall be elected by the Membership at the March Election Meeting of the organization and shall assume transitional duties at the end of that meeting. The new Board shall be installed at the start of the April Membership Meeting. They shall serve for a term of two years. A vacancy in any office shall be filled by appointment by the President or acting President and ratified by the Executive Board. All Officers must be Voting Members in Good Standing (see Article IX) of the organization for at least 120 days prior to the election date. 

*Modified procedures due to timing

Executive Board Election Meeting

The virtual Election Meeting will be held Thursday March 25, 2021 at 7:00PM via Zoom. The election will be held virtually via a secure online election platform such as Election Buddy.

Board Transition

The new Executive Board will not take effect until April 2021, as per DAA bylaws. The LACDP will work with the new Board within the transition period to make sure they have all the information and resources to be successful. 

Email [email protected] and [email protected] with any questions.

Details

Date:
February 25 2021
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PST
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Venue

Santa Clarita 91380
Santa Clarita, 91380 + Google Map