Elections Committee Report
In accordance with TDW By-Laws, as amended 25 February 2012, Article IX; the Elections Committee posted notice to all TDW membership that nominations for positions on the 2015-2016 Board were being accepted. The deadline for nominations was December 20, 2014. Below is the slate of candidates as received from the Elections Committee (nominees for each position are listed in alphabetical order):
President – Laura Allen
President-Elect – Susan Shelton
Vice President/Communications Chair – Leah Payne
Terri St. Clair
Secretary – Cindy James
Treasurer – Vera Roberts
Board Members: (3 positions available)
Emma D. Allen
Mary Elizabeth Terry
Candidates may also be nominated from the floor pursuant to TDW’s By-Laws as amended in 2012 – Article IX, Section 5.
TDW 2014-2015 Elections Committee
Versalean Logans, Chair
Texas Democratic Women Bylaws Committee
Gloria Caceres-Committee Chair
We, the Bylaws Committee have received a proposal to amend our Bylaws:
Susan Shelton submitted the proposal as follows:
Propose the following change to Article X, Section 3:
“If the President or President Elect is unable to serve in the TDW add-on position on the SDEC, then the Vice-President may serve in her seat”.
Another proposed amendment was sent to amend the first proposal by Tammie Hartgroves:
“Amended proposal is that if the President or President Elect is unable to fulfill their duty on the SDEC, then the Immediate Past President would serve in her seat”.