2022 NKNA Board Elections
HOW IT WORKS...At the November General Meeting, the president shall elect a nominating committee of a minimum of three members. The committee shall prepare a slate of officers and directors and present it at the December General Meeting. Additional nominations shall be taken from the floor and nominations will be closed 15 minutes after the start of the December meeting. The Nominating Committee will tally the votes during the meeting and will report the results before that meeting ends. The prevailing candidates will be officially seated at the end of the December meeting and shall serve until new ones are elected. In the event no candidate wins a majority, the two candidates with the largest number of votes will be voted on. WHO ARE THE CURRENT NKNA BOARD MEMBERS?
WE WILL HAVE AN ELECTRONIC BALLOT/VOTING SYSTEM IN PLACE WHERE EVERY PAID NKNA MEMBER HOUSEHOLD WILL BE ABLE TO CAST THEIR VOTE FOR THE 2022 BOARD OF DIRECTORS. MORE INFO SOON.
The President shall: a. Be the Executive Officer and preside over the meetings of the Association and the Board of Directors. b. Co-sign with the Treasurer any contract, checks, or obligation as authorized by the general membership. c. Have authority to create Special Committees and appoint committee chair persons, except the Nominating Committee. d. Be an ex-officio member of every committee, except the Nominating Committee. 3 e. Give an Annual Report at the Association’s December general meeting. f. Appoint a committee approved by the general membership to audit the financial records annually. g. Appoint a Parliamentarian. h. Upon leaving office, be an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors.
The vice-president shall: a. Perform the duties of the President when the President is absent. b. Assist the President or Board of Directors upon request. c. Assume the office of the President for the remaining term, should that office become vacant.
The Secretary shall: a. Keep minutes of the Association meetings and Board of Directors meetings, and promptly send or deliver them to the President. b. Receive any written communication or reports from members and committees, and promptly send or deliver them to the President. c. Maintain a current list of names and addresses of all members. d. Safely keep all corporation documents and have a reference copy of the Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws available at all Association meetings and Board meetings. e. Regularly pick up and promptly distribute Association mail received at the post office. f. Send out or provide all notices as may be required
The Treasurer shall: a. Collect or receive all money belonging to the Association promptly deposit all funds in the name of the Association in such financial institutions as the Board of Directors may designate. b. Receive dues and promptly provide the Secretary with names and addresses of the new members. c. Pay all recurring, normal, or routine bills of the Association as authorized by the Board of Directors, and disburse any other funds as approved by the general membership. d. Co-sign with the President any contract, checks, or obligation as authorized by the general membership. 4 e. Give a monthly Treasurer’s report at the general membership meetings and a written financial report, whenever requested, to the Board of Directors. f. Maintain the financial records.
Standing Committees shall be created and dissolved by the Board of Directors. Standing Committee Chair persons shall be appointed by the President and confirmed by the Board. Section 2. Special Committees shall be created and dissolved by the President. Their purpose and duties shall be defined by the President and approved by the Board. Section 3. A committee shall not engage in any activity in the name of the Association which is contrary to the goals and stated purpose of the Association