★Proposed Bylaw Amendments were collected by the Bylaws Committee. The submission period ended August 16, 2021. Bylaws have been and are being announced, along with dates for each proposal to be discussed and voted upon. Please see the"Legal & Parliamentary Library" page for current Bylaws and updated information on proposed amendments.
★DACN Member Alex Vanderpol was appointed by the Chair and Board to serve as Counsel, in an advisory role, on August 25, 2021. More information can be found on the "Leadership Board" page, where it was originally posted.
★ Eileen Walsh was elected unanimously by the Board to fill a Member-At-Large vacancy on September 11, 2021.
★ Adam Bucky, Adam Robbins, and Patricia Williams were appointed to serve as Deputy Communications Officers on November 8, 2021.
Upcoming Internal Elections:
★An NEC has been created for the purpose of hosting a special election. This election will be held to fill Leadership Board vacancies. Election information will be distributed by the NEC. The NEC officer announcement was first made public on August 25, 2021. The NEC added a volunteer member on November 13, 2021. Officers Patrick Cranley, Lauren Tipton, and Albert Walker can be reached at email@example.com. Election notices will be listed here, on the DACN Website. Election notices may further be distributed via e-mail and social media.
★ DA China has a photo collection! Visit our Google Photos site HEREto see pictures of members and events!
Board Elections - DACN 2021 Nominations and Elections Committee (NEC)
The NEC will oversee the election of the next DACN Leadership Board. Members of the committee were appointed by DACN Chair at the March Leadership Board Meeting (3/04/2021): Jordania Rowden, Dr Kymmberli (Dr.Sparkles) Stowe, and Samantha Wong.
Schedule (Released by the NEC 3/24/2021)
March 14- NEC Meeting
March 28 - NEC meeting
April 13 – call for nominations
April 27 - close call for nominations
May 4 – verify all candidates are DA members
May 5 - announce to everyone who is running
May 23 – Members vote
DACN 2021 Nominations and Elections Committee (NEC)
Call for nominations form, what platform should we use?
Our Annual General Meeting for DA China members will be May 23, 2021 at 1:00pm (CST). Elections for the next DA China Leadership Board will be held at the meeting. The Nominations and Elections Committee will be announcing details of the election. Information will be emailed to all members. To join or update your membership: democratsabroad.org/join