We're now accepting nominations for officer and board member positions for 2017.

The following positions are available for qualified candidates:

President
Vice-President
Secretary
Treasurer
Bookkeeper
Any one of six board member positions.

Roles will be assumed on the day of our December 2017 meeting.

Please PM me (HN1) with your name and the position you seek and I'll include you on our November ballot.

You may nominate other members, but the nominee must accept the nomination.

A ballot election will be held on Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at the Windy Hill Community Center, 1885 Roswell St. Smyrna, Ga. Ballots will be collected prior to Rusty Wenzel's presentation.

Also, please read the following article and our by-laws below before running for any position:

Article 6: ELECTION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Section 1: The BOD shall consist of the President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasury, Bookkeeper and six (6) members serving one (1) year terms. The BOD positions will come up for reelection each November. Members of the BOD shall be elected by ballot at the November general meeting by the membership. They shall assume their office at the December BOD meeting.

Section 2: There shall be no voting by proxy or in absentia on Association matters.

Section 3: No member shall be eligible for election who has not been an active member for 6 months prior to the election.

Section 4: Should a Board member resign or be dropped before new*elections*are held, the President shall appoint a member in good standing to temporarily assume the position and shall direct the Secretary to send notice of a special election to be held at the next general meeting to fill the vacancy.

Atlanta Area Aquarium Association By-Laws
http://www.aquaticgardener.com/AAAA/bylaws/