The following offices are open for nominations:  Vice-President (one year remaining), Secretary, Treasurer, Informational Technology (IT) Director,  Event Coordinator, and Membership Director.  These are two year positions.  Some nominations have already been submitted and are listed. There is a nominee form at the bottom that can be cut and pasted to email to akbbqa@yahoo.com.  Nominations can also be mailed to AkBBQA, PO Box 72747, Fairbanks, AK 99707. 
Nominations must be submitted by July 12, 2013.  Following is a brief description of each office:
Vice President- shall assume the duties of President in the temporary absence of the President and shall serve as assistant to the President in his/her efforts for the good of the organization. The Vice President shall assume the office of President in the event of resignation, disability or death of the President. Upon the Vice President becoming the President in the event of the resignation, disability, or death the Vice President will fill out he remaining term of the President. The term of office for Vice President shall be a term of two years.
Secretary- the Secretary shall be responsible for keeping accurate minutes of meetings of the organization, responsible for sending notices of meetings and general correspondence, and may have other duties as prescribed by the Board of Directors. The term of office for Secretary shall be a term of two years.
Treasurer- the Treasurer shall be responsible for the collection of dues, entry fees, and for receipt and deposit of financial contributions and income into accounts at such banks and financial institution as the Board of Directors shall direct; execute all checks written on any/all financial accounts in accordance with a signatory provisions prescribed by the Board of Directors. The Treasurer shall keep accurate record of moneys received and expended, and shall make a financial report at the annual meeting and at each meeting of the Board of Directors. The Treasurer shall also be responsible for having an audit of the financial records performed every two years by a qualified independent party approved by the Board of Directors. The Treasurer shall submit a yearly budget for adoption by the Board of Directors, at such time as the Board of Directors shall direct. The term of office for the Treasurer shall be a term of two years.
Director Positions:  The Board of Directors shall consist of the elected and appointed Officers and at least four but no more than ten Members of the Board of Directors to be elected by the membership, in the addition to the immediate and past President. They shall serve two years per term or until their successors are elected. Members of the Board of Directors can serve no more than three consecutive terms.
Informational Technology (IT) Director- shall be in charge of keeping the website updated. Assuring that all equipment, software, and Paypal programs are all efficiently working and updated as needed and/or requested by Members of the Board.
Event Coordinator Director- shall be the contact member for planning and executing any/all events, competitions, fundraisers, and travel to events (when applicable-or delegate to another member). He/she will uphold the AK BBQ Association standards for sanctioning competitions/events when requested. He/she will assist in deciding appropriate prizes/certificates for events. He/she will provide necessary teaching and assistance for the various duties needed to execute competitions or events.
Membership Director- shall promote and keep records of current memberships, encourage new membership. They will work with the Secretary to keep updated forms for current contact information, and he/she will work with the Treasurer for dues being paid. They will also work with Event Coordinator regarding Membership Drives.

2013 Alaska BBQ Association Nominee Form
Name of Nominee ______________________________________
Office ________________________________________________
Nominee’s phone # _________________________email_______________
Your name____________________________________________
Your phone #________________________email_____________________


2013 Nominations for Officers:
Vice-President:  Clinton Hansen
           Steven Beazer
Event Coordinator:  Allen Shaw
IT/Communications:  Bill Gibson
Membership Director:  Shelly Deckard
                                     Clinton Hanson



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