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Democrats Abroad Chile Seeks Nominations

Democrats Abroad Chile Seeks Nominations
June 11
15:23 2012
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Democrats Abroad Chile members

SANTIAGO — Democrats Abroad-Chile announces a special election at its general meeting on July 8, 2012. All US Democrats abroad in Chile are encouraged to join DA-Chile and participate.

DA-Chile also announces a call for self-nomination for the offices of Co-Chairperson, Treasurer, and Counsel by submitting an email before June 19 to the nomination committee at dmartin336@da-chile.org.

Bonnie Banks, Co-chair of Democrats Abroad (DA)-Chile, explained to I Love Chile, “Given the national election this November, it is important that DA-Chile’s executive board is complete and ready to help with Obama’s reelection campaign.”

DA-Chile members interested in running for an office in the organization are asked to indicate the position sought (President, Treasure or Counsel), and affirm their US citizenship and membership in the Democratic Party. Please include information explaining qualifications as the best candidate for the position. For the duties of each position, please ask or look online in DA-Chile’s bylaws.

Only the office of the chairperson needs to fit the Democratic Party’s gender balanced regulations. Gentlemen only, please apply as DA-Chile currently has a woman serving as Co-chairperson.

The special election for the Executive Committee vacancies will be held electronically between midnight on June 19, 2012 and 7:30 p.m. July 8, 2012.

DA-Chile members who prefer to vote by mail must petition an absentee ballot from the Nominations Committee (dmartin336@da-chile.org) ten days prior to the election.

Members may also vote in person during the general meeting to be held on July 8, 2012 between 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Any ballots that arrive after the designated voting time will not be counted.

The voting followed by a general meeting will be held at the following address:

Jean Mermoz 4115 #161,
Las Condes,
Santiago, Chile 7550113

Banks also reminded all US expats, “Please do not forget to also to register to vote and request an absentee ballot for this year’s election at www.VoteFromAbroad.org

Democrats Abroad Chile announces a special election to be held for the following Executive Committee Positions:

• Chairperson

• Treasurer

• Counsel

If you are a U.S. citizen, a registered Democrat, and are interested in the upcoming election, please register for Democrats Abroad, and participate in shaping the future of the US and the world.

Members may also vote in person during our general meeting to be held July 8, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. at Jean Mermoz 4115 #161, Las Condes, Santiago, Chile.

A general meeting will follow the election.

Do not forget to also to register to vote and request an absentee ballot for this year’s election at www.VoteFromAbroad.org!

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Donna’s expat life style started while she was an army brat, continued on into her married life and has been passed on to her children. She completed her Doctorate in Education at the George Washington University in Washington, DC after teaching special education for 13 years. She has written articles and book chapters related to disability policy and special education, and is dabbling in travel logs. Follow her adventures and crusades on her personal blog, And She Took Her Journey (http://andshetookherjourney.blogspot.com/).
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