Steering Committee Proposal

Good day everyone.

Please see below the Steering Committee proposal. If you would like to nominate yourself or someone else for the committee as an at large member, you can do so via email to lcdnominations@leatheralliance.org.

Nominations will be accepted at the beginning of the next Community meeting as well. Those nominated will be contacted directly to find out if they’d like to accept – please include contact information. If you have questions – please post below or to the nominations email and someone will respond. Thanks!

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Steering Committee Proposal: The L+CD Steering committee shall function as the interim executive body of the L+CD. The Steering committee will enact the bylaws upon approval of our membership, then prepare and facilitate the elections of board members according to enacted bylaws.

The committee will be comprised of 7 members. Chairs of standing committees will represent their committee. If any committee has multiple chairs, these chairs shall choose one member to represent the committee.

The Steering committee will be comprised of the following members:

Legislative Chair
Outreach Chair
Governance Chair
Land Use Chair
Financial Chair
2 at-large members nominated from within the membership.

The steering committee’s activities will stop, and the committee will be disbanded, upon election of board members as described in the bylaws. Duties of the interim Steering Committee include: Will provide guidance on different issues such as budgets, new endeavors, agencies, policies, and outreach strategies.

The committee shall also function as the interim executive body of the L+CD. The committee will enact the bylaws upon approval of our membership, then prepare and facilitate the elections of board members according to enacted bylaws.

The committee will facilitate the creation of Stakeholder and Nominating Committees. The committee will be required to meet at minimum once a month, no less than one week before the General Meeting.

Robert’s Rules of Order shall be the process by which the steering committee conducts its business. [added 11/21/2018]

The general membership shall have the right to over-turn any steering committee decision. [added 12/5/2018]

Qualifications for nomination of the 2 members at large:

A current voting member who has been at a total of at least 5 general meetings.

You will be asked to state why you would want to be on the committee/why you accept a nomination for being on the committee.

Voting will be done on a paper ballot by writing two names of the people you believe are best for the 2 members at large seats.

Bob G. + Leather Alliance rep (not currently a voting member) will count votes so as to be impartial to the outcome.

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