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Board Election 2012
Nominations & 2012 Election of NASSPDA's Board of Directors
It's that time of the year again!
Each Director of the Board serves a term of two years, which overlap with other members of the Board. This year the following three Board members are up for re-election: Lee Fox (Florida), Pat Hogan (Vancouver) and Christopher Kelleher (Massachusetts). NASSPDA wants to continue cultivating a diverse board, representative of partner dancers from all over North America. If partner dancing is important to you, please consider running for the Board or nominating someone who represents you.
A nominee must have an active NASSPDA membership and submit a photo, a Candidate Statement Form and two Supporters' forms (members can find nomination materials at www.nasspda.org/about/ (see Organizational).). Nominations should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and be received no later than February 26, 2012. Each nominee will be contacted via phone by NASSPDA's Secretary for a short interview. Once a nominee has been accepted, their name, photo and Candidate Statement will be included in the online ballot.
The Election will take place in March 2012, and every NASSPDA member will be sent an electronic link to the ballot. (People who have registered to vote via snail-mail will be sent a paper ballot.) Voting will close on March 18, 2012, and results announced by or before March 25, 2012 on NASSPDA's website..
If you have questions, please e-mail: email@example.com MORE >>
2012 North American NASSPDA Championships
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION OPENS SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2011 Dancing In The River City: Sunday, January 15, 2012 www.dancingintherivercity.com MORE >>
2011 Election Results
Congratulations are in order for NASSPDA's newly elected and re-elected board members. And thanks to all who voted.
The full NASSPDA board is:
Please join us for April Follies in Oakland, April 30 for the first official NASSPDA-authorized USA National Championships of same-sex dancesport! And then in July at the OutGames in Vancouver, featuring the North American Championships.
NASSPDA's next General Meeting will be held in Vancouver in conjunction with the OutGames. A community meeting will follow April Follies. Dancers and other interested folks are encouraged to attend these meetings.
NASSPDA also has a Facebook page. Please check it out and 'friend' us.
Board Member Election 2011
NASSPDA elections are coming soon!!!
Nominations are due February 18, and voting will open March 4.
NASSPDA wants to continue cultivating a diverse board, representative of partner dancers from all over North America. If partner dancing is important to you, please consider running for the Board or nominating someone who represents you.
In order to vote you must be a current NASSPDA member. Everything you need to become a member is online at: www.nasspda.org/members. Please note that memberships expire at the end of each calendar year. All currently active individual or organizational members are eligible to nominate candidates, to run for the Board, and to vote in the election. Associate members are not required to pay dues and do not have voting rights.
Active members can find nomination materials at www.nasspda.org/about/ (see Organizational). MORE >>
Joint ESSDA / NASSPDA Letter
Dear members of ESSDA and NASSPDA, and other interested persons and organisations!
Re: Conversations towards a World Federation
On Friday, August 6th, 2010, representatives from ESSDA and NASSPDA met at 5:00 PM at the Hotel Maritim in Cologne, Germany, with interested members of the public at large to discuss the results of a survey conducted during the preceding 4 days of dance competitions at the Gay Games in Cologne.
This survey asked individuals to answer yes or no to five questions. The survey was placed outside the dancers practice and changing room, a location easily accessible to all interested parties. Its purpose and further information about it was announced throughout the days of competitions, and a sign was affixed to the wall indicating prompting participation in this survey, thus providing ample time and opportunity for everyones views to be collected.MORE >>