Jon Lindsay - Savannah, TN
(COMMITTEE FOR NOMINATING CANDIDATES FOR OFFICE )
OBJECTIVES: The committee is to provide a slate of candidates for elected positions in the K-T SAF. The committee will attempt to provide a diversity of candidates that represent a variety of geographical locations and interests. At least two or more candidates will be enlisted for each position to provide Society members a choice from which to select.
ORGANIZATION: The Committee shall consist of a Chairman and at least 2 and no more than 6 additional members. The K-T SAF Chairman shall appoint the Chairman and members of the committee, by April 1. The Chairman will attempt to appoint an equal number of members from each state. Each State must be represented by a minimum of one member.
ACTIVITIES: This committee shall nominate, from eligible K-T SAF members, at least two candidates for each elective office, and obtain agreements to serve. Nominations will be sent to the secretary or other officer by September 1. A biographical resume for each candidate is to be included for balloting purposes.
Nominees for the Chairman Elect office shall come from Tennessee one year and Kentucky the next year.
If for any reason, a nominee is found by the secretary to be ineligible, the nominating committee shall provide another nominee by September 15th.
The Committee shall forward to the secretary any nomination submitted in writing from any member of the K-T SAF. Each such nomination shall be endorsed by at least 25 voting members in good standing.
The Secretary of the Society is the official officer for issuing the ballots. Ballots must be mailed out in time to provide members an opportunity to make their selection and have the ballot received by the Tellers Committee by December 1.
The committee shall meet at least once each year to prepare a written report to be submitted at the Winter K-T SAF meeting. The report will include a copy of the ballot from the previous election.
AMENDMENTS: This charter may be amended by majority vote of the Executive Committee.
Approved by Executive Committee ____/s/ Jeffrey W. Stringer_____ Date January 24, 2001
K-T SAF Chairman