It is almost time for the annual Golden Gate Triathlon Club board of directors elections. On October 7th of this year, the club membership will elect a new board of directors. Nominations open at the end of this month. Have you thought about running for the board, or know a current member who would do a great job on the board for the club? It's time to start thinking and talking about it!
Nominations for the board of directors will be open from August 28th to September 9th. August 28th to September 9th.
Nominations Open. To be nominated to run for the board, any member must have two nominations. Members may nominate themselves or any other member to run for any position. This is a two-week window. No nominations will be accepted before or after this window. Nominations are to be directly emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Aug 29th-Sept 10th
Members are notified when they reach two nominations for a board position. Nominees have until Sept 12th to accept candidacy by notifying the ex-officio.
Candidates are announced to the membership.
Platforms are posted. An election forum for candidates to answer questions/campaign is set-up on the GGTC Forums page. Candidates may begin their campaigns.
Oct. 7th, 6:30PM-8:30PM: GGTC Elections are held. Members must be present to vote. Voting by proxy is not allowed. Elections will be held at Sports Basement Presidio in the Community Room.
Oct. 8th, Noon:
General Board of Directors Commitments
Mandatory attendance at the Monthly Board of Directors meeting (2 pre-approved absences accepted). Strongly encouraged to attend the Monthly member meeting to support the Club. Strongly encouraged to attend key events such as Wildflower Training Weekend, Annual Year End Party, and other social events. Be actively engaged in the Golden Gate Triathlon Club and the Board of the Directors throughout your year long commitment to serve on the board
The primary objective of the President is to pursue the mission of the club through direct involvement and execution with directors and the membership and to lead the club with the best interests of the membership in mind.
The primary objective of the Secretary is to act as the record keeper for the club.
The Treasurer provides financial record keeping, guidance, and assistance as they relate to the operations of the club and GGTC board members.
The GGTC swim director manages our organization's aquatic programs, including the open water swims, master swim program(s), and supplemental swim clinics.
The GGTC bike director manages our organization's bike programs to provide opportunities for GGTC members to develop and improve their cycling and prepare for races with club workouts and clinics.
The GGTC run director manages GGTC's run programs to be fun, informative, and challenging for all abilities
SOCIAL EVENTS DIRECTOR
The primary objective of the Social Director is to organize club social functions including but not limited to: Kick-off social, Wildflower Training Weekend, Alcatraz Race events, Year-end party and post-workout or other club social events.
The primary objective of the Director of Sponsorship is to develop and maintain current Club
sponsorships and develop new sponsorship programs for the GGTC
The primary objective of the Membership Director is to keep track of members, communicate about the club and plan for recruitment of new members. Responsible for the maintenance of the membership roster for the club.
The primary objective of the Webmaster is to maintain the GGTC website and maintain and support other GGTC web services
The primary objective of the Design Director is to manage all club related artwork and images.
The primary objective of the Communications Director is to act as the "Voice of the Club".
* Generate content for website
* Disseminate information to club membership via email list
* Update, edit and send out monthly GGTC Newsletter via Constant Contact
* Coordinate "Volunteer of the Month" award
* Generate and respond to opportunities for PR exposure for the club
The primary objective of the Merchandise Director is to maintain inventory of GGTC gear and make it available for sale to members and communicate with merchandise vendors.
NEW ROLE for 2014: VOLUNTEER DIRECTOR
The primary objective of the Volunteer Director is to pursue & promote opportunities to drive volunteerism in the Bay Area community linking back with our TAG/HIT beneficiary as well as the Triathlon community