SCAA Announces Call for Recommendations to the Nominating Committee

On August 20, 2015, SCAA members received the following email announcing the call for recommendations to the nominating committee for the 2016 SCAA Board of Directors elections. Shawn Hamilton, immediate past president of the SCAA and current chair of the nominating committee, provided the election timeline and encouraged all members to participate by recommending individuals that they believe to be qualified for a director position or second vice president (previous service on the board is required for this position). If members of the coffee community would like to make a recommendation for a candidate, they should fill out this form by September 21, 2015. The complete text of the email can be found below:

Dear member,

Recommendations to the Nominating Committee for the 2016 SCAA Board of Directors are now being accepted! All SCAA members are encouraged to submit names of candidates (including themselves) who would make a valuable contribution to the SCAA by serving on the Board of Directors. If you wish to recommend someone for consideration, please review the guidelines and submit your recommendation here.

Timeline for Nominations and Elections:

• August 20, 2015: Call for recommendations to the Nominating Committee
• September 21, 2015: Deadline for recommendations to the Nominating Committee
• November 20, 2015: Slate of Board’s nominees is published at scaa.org/chronicle
• January 8, 2016: Deadline for petition candidates to be added to the ballot
• February 19, 2016: Ballots are distributed to eligible voting members
• March 25, 2016: Ballots are due and voting closes at 5pm PST
• April 2016: Election results are announced

Sincerely,

Shawn Hamilton
Nominating Committee Chair