WFDF - 2013 Election Announcement
22 October 2013
WFDF is seeking enthusiastic, skilled and committed candidates for its 2013 Elections. Complete nominations must be received by the Nominating Committee by November 7, 2013. The target date for the start of the elections is November 15, 2013, with a targeted end date of December 15, 2013. Results should be announced by December 31, 2013 subject to confirmation of acceptance by elected candidates.
The following positions are open for election for 2-year terms commencing on January 1, 2014 and concluding December 31, 2015:
- Secretary (2 year term)
- Treasurer (2 year term)
- Ultimate Committee Chair (2 year team)
- Freestyle Committee Chair (2 year team)
- 3 Directors At Large (2 year term)
The successful candidates will join 6 continuing Directors to form the 12 person WFDF Board, in addition to the non-voting representative of the Athlete`s Commission. Information regarding the responsibilities of the Board of Directors can be found on the WFDF web site at:
WFDF also is seeking Sub-Committee Chairs of the Ultimate Committee for the following positions (note these are NOT Board level positions):
- Ultimate Events Subcommittee Chair (logistics, event bid review, other technical issues) (2 year term)
- Ultimate Spirit of the Game Subcommittee Chair (2 year term)
Election Policy and Nominating Committee
The Nominating Committee will conduct the election according to the WFDF Election Policy 7.1, which can be found on the WFDF web site at:
For this year’s election, WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch will serve as Nominating Committee Chair and WFDF Executive Director Volker Bernardi will serve as the Administrator. Two additional candidates for the position of scrutineer are also being sought. Duties of the Nominating Committee are outlined in the Election Policy.
To apply to be a candidate, you must complete the WFDF Board of Directors Nomination Form and obtain an endorsement from a WFDF National Member or Organisational Member in Good Standing. All interested candidates must review Section 10a of Election Policy 7.1 (page 5) prior to submitting a Nomination Form. Samples of these documents can be found in Appendix 1 and 2 of the WFDF Election Policy.
Complete nominations must be received by the Nominating Committee by November 7, 2013.
WFDF Election Process
The 2013 Election will be conducted on-line via a voting form using the Single Transferable Vote methodology. National and Disc Sport Organizational members will be sent a link to the voting form directly. The Election is currently targeted to begin no earlier than November 15, 2013 and to conclude thirty days from the start date. The Nominating Committee will announce results by December 31, 2013 subject to confirmation of acceptance by elected candidates.
Only WFDF Members in Good Standing may vote in the elections. For a member to be in good standing for the purposes of the 2013 Elections means the member must have completed its 2013 Census Report and paid its 2013 Membership dues by no later than November 15, 2013.
Current WFDF Board
The current WFDF Board, including those Directors who will continue terms through to the end of 2013, is listed here:
- Election Nomination form 2013 - PDF
- Election Nomination form 2013 - DOC
- Conflict of Interest policy form - PDF
- Conflict of interest policy form - DOC
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