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 2019 BOARD OF DIRECTORS NOMINATIONS -- From ATD Tulsa Chapter President - Linda Jenkins


Fellow ATD Tulsa Chapter Members,

We have received six completed nomination packets for five of the seven 2019 Board positions. The nomination packets are for the following positions: President-Elect – 2; VP of Finance – 1; VP of Marketing – 1; VP of Membership – 1; and VP of Programming – 1.

We have not received any completed nomination packets for two 2019 Board positions - VP of Accommodations and VP of Administration. When the Elections Committee members met yesterday, they voted to accept nomination packets for the two positions - VP of Accommodations and VP of Administration – until Friday, July 13, 2018 at 11:59 PM.

If you’re interested in serving as 2019 VP of Accommodations or VP of Administration, please submit your completed nomination packet to me at president@tdtulsa.org by Friday, July 13th at 11:59 PM. All the information you need to complete your nomination packet is provided below.

If you have questions, contact me at president@tdtulsa.org or 918-808-6935.

Thank you,

Linda Jenkins, President, ATD Tulsa


The ATD Tulsa Board is accepting nominations for two open board positions - Vice President of Accommodations and Vice President of Administration - until Friday, July 13, 2018.

ELIGIBILITY FOR NOMINATION: All nominees must be current members of ATD Tulsa at the time of nomination. Nominations may be submitted by any current ATD Tulsa member. Self-nominations are welcome and encouraged.

Link to Download Nomination Forms: To be considered, nominees must complete the following two Forms:

1.       ATD Tulsa 2019 Board Statement of Eligibility Form
2.       ATD Tulsa 2019 Board Nomination Form

BOARD MEMBER POSITION DESCRIPTIONS: Descriptions of the open board positions are available on pages 16-21 of the Chapter Bylaws. Chapter Bylaws are available online at www.tdtulsa.org/chapterdocuments.

DUE DATE: Completed Nomination and Eligibility Forms, photos (required) and videos (optional) MUST be received by 11:59 PM on Friday, July 13, 2018. Materials must be submitted via email to president@tdtulsa.org. If you do not receive an email confirming receipt of your materials 48 hours after they are submitted, contact Linda Jenkins, President via call or text at 918-808-6935.


Question: Why does ATD Tulsa hold elections in August?

Answer: ATD will hold its annual Chapter Leaders Conference (ALC) on October 11 – 13, 2018 in Alexandria, VA. Current and incoming board members are invited to attend ALC to network with fellow chapter leaders and share best practices for running an ATD chapter. We have budgeted to send our President and President-Elect to ALC. Holding elections in August will give the President-Elect two months to plan his/her attendance at ALC.

Question: Why did ATD Tulsa change from in-person to electronic (online) voting?

Answer: When we used in-person voting, the only chapter members that were given an opportunity to vote were ones that attended the meeting when the vote occurred. We changed to electronic (online) voting to give ALL chapter members an opportunity to vote over eight days. This year, all chapter members will receive an email notification, with unique links to online ballots, on the first day of voting, August 10, 2018. Elections will occur online from Friday, August 10, 2018 until Friday, August 17, 2018 at 11:59 PM (8 days).

Question: Why has ATD Tulsa expanded the amount and type of information requested on the Nomination and Eligibility Forms?

Answer: The changes were made in response to requests from chapter members to have more information about nominees to support their decision-making processes.

NOTES ON THE ELECTIONS PROCESS: The 2019 Elections Committee will review all nominations to ensure eligibility and suitability for the board positions. Nomination Form information, photos and videos for all eligible nominees will be posted on the ATD Tulsa website for review by ATD Tulsa members by July 17, 2018. If two or more candidates are running for the same board position, each will have an opportunity to give a two-minute presentation in-person or have his/her two-minute video played during the August 10, 2018 Program Meeting. To promote equal access for all chapter members, presentations will be recorded by ATD Tulsa and posted, along with videos shown, on the ATD Tulsa website following the meeting. Elections will occur electronically (online) from Friday, August 10, 2018 until Friday, August 17, 2018 at 11:59 PM (8 days).

QUESTIONS: If you have questions, contact Linda Jenkins, President, by email at president@tdtulsa.org or by call or text at 918-808-6935.


Linda Jenkins, President, ATD Tulsa Chapter

Elections Committee Appointed

As we prepare for the election of the 2019 Board of Directors, the Elections Committee has been appointed. The members are:

  Andrew Engelbrecht - Arrowhead Consulting

  Sunilyn Hertt - Tulsa County

  Linda Jenkins - Jenkins Consulting Group

  Paula Ketron - theChurch.at

  Laurie Rosenbaum, APTD - ONE Gas

Details about the nomination process and elections for the 2019 Board of Directors will be sent to all current ATD Tulsa members in the coming weeks. 

If you have questions, contact me by email at President@tdtulsa.org or by call or text at 918-808-6935.



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