WFDF Board Elections: Call for Candidates
04 November 2007
Six positions are becoming available for the 2008-2009 period on the WFDF Board of Directors. Positions to be filled include: Treasurer, Individual Events Chair and 4 At Large Board Member positions. Applications for candidacy will be accepted until November 30, 2007
WFDF Board Elections and Call for Candidates
WFDF Board Elections and Call for Candidates
WFDF Board of Director elections for the 2008-2009 period
are coming up shortly. Details of the voting period dates and Nominating Committee
will be posted shortly All available roles are for two year terms beginning
January 1, 2008. The six positions that are up for election include:
Treasurer, board member
Individual Events Chair, board member
4 at-large board seats
All interested candidates are asked to submit the following
Nomination by a current WFDF Member in good standing
Desired Position (Treasurer, Individual Events Chair, At-Large Board
Candidate Statement: why you are interested in the
position and why you are qualified (300 words maximum)
Recent resume (CV)
Digital Photo (approx. 200 x 300 pixels)
Display active enthusiasm and commitment.
Serve a global community - all regions, all flying disc disciplines.
Read and refer to the Bylaws and other organizational documents. Make
decisions on behalf of the WFDF mission.
Have regular access to e-mail and the internet. Read e-mail at least
once a week. Expected weekly e-mail volume is approximately 1-3 hours and
could vary depending on time of year. E-mail & votes/polls response 1 week
Communicate WFDF business in fluent English.
Keep board communication confidential. Get author approval to forward.
Inform the Working (Executive) Committee (ExCom) of planned absences
including holidays/vacations as soon as known.
Be available for scheduled conference calls (about 4 per year), which
could be at unusual times due to Directors living in different time zones.
Learn and follow WFDF policies. Work toward creation, update, and approval
of policies for good governance where needed. Be prepared to follow a Conflict
of Interest (COI) policy, which may require reasonable disclosures like
financial dealings with other organizations.
Not to engage in criminal behavior (organizational/corporate). Traffic
tickets, for example, would not be a WFDF concern unless driving a WFDF
vehicle, which we do not have. Properly identify and report relevant criminal
behavior of any WFDF person or WFDF member. We have not had an issue here,
but seen a prominent example in another international sport federation (IF).
Resign if consistently unable or unwilling to meet minimum Board requirements.
Finally, remember the reasons you first started to play flying disc sports.
Keep these alive in your decision-making, among the board, and in your interactions
with WFDF members and the world.
If you are interested in applying or if you need
any additional information, please contact:
WFDF Executive Director
ed (at) wfdf (dot) org
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