Report of the Election Committee 2005
TO: National Coordinator
and Advisory Board, USGenWeb
FROM: USGenWeb Elections
SUBJECT: EC REPORT Fourth
The USGenWeb Election
Committee respectfully submits the following Quarterly Report to the USGenWeb
Advisory Board, for the period October 1, 2005 - December 31, 2005.
Nola Duffy was appointed
interim Sec/Pub to serve the unexpired term of
Debbie Haines following
her resignation from the Election Committee. Lori Thornton was appointed
to fulfill Debbie Haines’ responsibilities for the SEMA region until a
new member could be seated.
Requests for fourth quarter
updates were sent to all State Coordinators and follow-up reminders were
sent two weeks later. Committee members worked throughout the month to
update the membership list. The registered list was updated in preparation
for the Special Election to elect a Special Projects Representative to
the USGenWeb Advisory Board.
At the request of the
USGenWeb advisory board, the Election Committee reviewed procedures and
discussed changes to deal with potential voter fraud in elections.
October 15 - The Election
Committee posted a call for volunteers to fill 7 positions which are currently
vacant or will become vacant on December 31, 2005.
October 21 - The final
voters list for the Special Project Representative Special Election was
sent to Larry Stevens and notice of the election was sent to all project
lists on November 22.
October 25 - Voting began
to elect the Special Project Representative.
October 27 – Proposed
EC procedural changes for dealing with potential voter fraud sent to USGenWeb
November 8 - The Election
Committee welcomed George Waller as the newly
elected Advisory Board
Representative to the Election Committee.
November 8 - Voting in
Special Projects Representative Special Election
ended. The candidates
were notified and the results were posted on November 9.
Special Projects Representative
Two year term ending
Enfinger 38 86.363
Barnum 6 13.636
The EC declares Cyndie
Enfinger the winner.
November 28 - A slate
of new EC volunteers was submitted to the NC, for
placement on the AB agenda.
December 3 - A modified
slate of new volunteers for the EC was submitted to the AB for approval.
The slate was approved and on December 7 and the EC welcomed Donna Allen,
Nancy Janyszeski, Jo (Castleberry) Branch, Debbie Gerischer, Betsy Mills,
Winona Solomon, and Denise Wells.
On December 21, 2005,
the Election Committee completed its annual election of committee officers
for 2006. Lori Thornton was elected Chair and Shirley Cullum was elected
Sec/Pub. George Waller was notified of the results for forwarding to the
The 2005 year ended with
a total of 2008 registered members with 106 new registrations during the
USGenWeb Election Committee