The By-laws of the Springs Community Alliance state the following with regard to the nomination and election of Executive Committee officers:
Section 3 Elections/Nominations/Terms: Executive Committee officers shall be elected annually by a majority vote of the membership in attendance at a public meeting announced for that purpose. Committee members will serve a one-year term from Jan-Dec. The Executive Committee may recommend a slate of officers for the following year at the membership meeting in Oct. Nominations may also be made from the floor at the Oct meeting. The elections will be held at the following meeting in Nov.
The current Executive Committee has recommended the following slate of officers:
Veronica Napoles, Chair;
Jennifer Gray Thompson, Vice Chair;
Bill Hoban, Secretary; and
AnnMarie Miller, Treasurer.
The name of JoAnn Lenhardt was proposed for the Committee Member-At-Large position.
It was also agreed that additional nominations will be accepted until the election to be held on January 22, 2020. Nominations should be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 12:00 Noon on January 22, 2020.
Note that “Executive Committee officers shall be elected annually by a majority vote of the membership”. The SCA By-Laws define membership as follow:
Article 5 – Membership
Section 1 Membership is open to individuals who meet one of the descriptions stated in the SCA purpose statement.
Article 2, Section 1 The purpose of SCA is to represent the interests and well being of persons, non-profit organizations and/or business owners/operators who live in, serve, or conduct business within the four neighborhoods in Sonoma Valley known as El Verano, Boyes Hot Springs, Fetters Hot Springs and Agua Caliente.(hereafter referred to as the “Springs”.
Section 2 Membership is also verified by the payment of annual dues in the amount of $5.
Section 3 Only paid members can vote at general meetings.
Section 4 Voting decisions shall be based on majority.
Section 5 Non-voting members are welcome to attend and participate at all meetings.”
The SCA has not previously implemented a membership program but is now accepting applications for membership. See attached membership applications in English and Spanish.
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PLEASE NOTE THAT PAYMENT OF MEMBERSHIP FEE SHOULD BE MADE WITHIN 30 DAYS OF SUBMITTING A MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION.