2018 Elections

 

Nominations

Nominations will be open from 12:00am on April 27, 2018 to 11:59pm on May 7, 2018.

You can nominate yourself or another member to be a candidate for any of the following positions. Send an email to stlouisillini@gmail.com with the name and position. Detailed information about each position is posted below. Nominees will become candidates for office after accepting a nomination and submitting a short bio (100 words max) and statement for office (250 words max).

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Membership and Communications Officer
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer

Vote

Voting is open from 12:00am on May 9, 2018 to 11:59pm on May 15, 2018.

Eligibility rules to vote or to be nominated

  1. Be a member of the St. Louis Illini Club. Your email on file will be used to validate your vote. Get your membership in order at stlouisillini.org/membership.
  2. Be an alumnus/a of any campus of the University of Illinois.
  3. Live in any of the following counties: Madison County, IL; Monroe County, IL; St. Clair County, IL; Franklin County, MO; Jefferson County, MO; St. Charles County, MO; St. Louis County, MO; St. Louis, MO (city)

Candidate statements

President

TBD

Vice-President

TBD

Membership and Communications Officer

TBD

Treasurer

TBD

Secretary

TBD

Positions

Officer descriptions, from the club by-laws:

President

The president will perform duties that generally pertain to the office of president, including any duties specified herein. The president will preside at all meetings of the club, will be the chairperson of the board of directors, ex-officio member of every committee and represent the club to the university and the public.

Vice-President

In the absence or disability of the president or at the request of the president, the vice-president will perform the duties of the president. When the office becomes vacant, the vice-president will act as president until the board of directors confirms election of a new president.

Membership and Communications Officer

The Membership and Communications officer shall be responsible for maintaining the official membership roster and directing all club communications including mailings, email, websites, and telephone calls. The communications officer shall employ the latest communication technology available and be chairperson of the communications committee.

Treasurer

The treasurer will supervise all receipts and expenditures and financial arrangements for all of the meetings, programs, and events. The treasurer shall approve payment of or reimbursement of expenses for club events.

Secretary

The secretary of the club records and distributes the minutes of all meetings in a permanent book or equivalent electronic media of which the secretary shall have custody during the term of office. The secretary must send the minutes of each meeting to the president within 30 days after each meeting.