Detroit DSA September Meeting: Chapter Elections!

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Sat, Sep 8, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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Join us for our September General meeting where we will spend the meeting election a new Steering Committee!

This will be the first formal chapter election since the 2016 presidential election so make sure you turn out to vote!

** Full election details below! **

We will be electing 11 members to the Detroit DSA Steering Committee.

// WHEN
Elections will take place in person on Saturday, September 8, at the Royal Oak Community Center.

// WHO VOTES
You must be a dues-paying member of the Detroit DSA chapter in order to run, or vote. We will be checking names against a membership list at the September 8 meeting.

Renew your membership here, https://act.dsausa.org/donate/membership/

// HOW DO I KNOW IF I'M A MEMBER?
If you’re not sure of your membership status, email detroitdsaelections@gmail.com and we will look you up.

// HOW DO I RUN FOR STEERING COMMITTEE?
We welcome nominations and self-nominations from the general membership! Email us at detroitdsaelections@gmail.com.

All nominations should be seconded by another person. To do this, copy a second person on your initial email nomination, and they can follow up with “I second the nomination”.

We encourage all candidates to submit a written statement (100-500 words) and, if possible, a photo, before August 24 to detroitdsaelections@gmail.com.

We will compile all statements and photos into an online document that will go live on August 27. We will also make printed copies available at the General Meeting.

If you miss this deadline, you can still nominate yourself or be nominated right up until the General meeting.

// ELECTION DAY DETAILS
We will elect all 11 members at once, then our meeting will go into recess while the votes are tallied and the new Steering Committee selects officers: two Co-Chairs, a Secretary, a Membership Secretary, a Treasurer and 6 At-Large members. Working groups will meet during that time. The General Meeting will reconvene to ratify the results.

We look forward to electing a vibrant and energetic Steering Committee!

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Location: 
Royal Oak Senior Center

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