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Second Quarter Report of the Election Committee 2008


TO: National Coordinator and Advisory Board, USGenWeb
FROM: USGenWeb Elections Committee
SUBJECT: Amended EC Report - Second Quarter
DATE: July 2, 2008

APRIL - JUNE

April 9, 2008 - Request received from Denise Wells, NJGenWeb to conduct an election for the State Coordinator. EC members Jo Branch and Paula Vaughan volunteered to conduct this election. The election was completed April 24, 2008 with the EC declaring Denise Wells as the new NJ State Coordinator.

April 9, 2008 - Request received from George Waller, CTGenWeb Project to conduct an election for State Coordinator. EC members Terri Buster and Everette Carr volunteered to conduct this election. The election was completed May 11, 2008 with the EC declaring Maureen Mead as the new CT State Coordinator.

April 21, 2008 - Nola Duffy was approved by the AB as EC Rep SEMA - 1 year replacement.

May 10, 2008 Call for Temporary Helpers for the upcoming National elections email forwarded from Shirley Cullum, EC Chair to all lists. Dale H. Cook and Elaine Martin have volunteered to assist as a Temporary Helpers.  

May 10, 2008 Registration reminder email forwarded from Shirley Cullum, EC Chair to all lists.

May 12, 2008 Nominations Announcement email forwarded from Shirley Cullum, EC Chair to all lists.

May 12, 2008 Amendment to Nominations Announcement email forwarded from Shirley Cullum, EC Chair to all lists.

May 13, 2008 Request received from Gail Kilgore, ASC of the COGenWeb Project to conduct an election for a new SC of Colorado. EC members Nola Duffy (taking the lead position), Mary Hatton and Paula Vaughan volunteered to conduct this election.  The election was completed May 20, 2008 with the EC declaring Gail Kilgore the new CO State Coordinator.

May 15, 2008 Shirley Cullum, EC Chair announced Angela Place is on medical leave of absence from the EC. Dale Cook has accepted a temporary assignment to fill in for Angela.

May 27, 2008 Christina Kurimski has volunteered to assist as a Temporary Helper.

June 1, 2008 - Additional Election Information‏ email from Shirley Cullum, EC Chair forwarded to all lists.

June 27, 2008 - 2nd Quarter Online Registration site Report by Jo Branch

It has been a sad quarter for the USGenWeb.  We have had seven removals this quarter due to death: Elsa Altshool (NMGenWeb), Mari Byers (TNGenWeb), David M. Edsall (IAGenWeb), Dot Golliher (LA-Archives), Chuck Knuthson (CAGenWeb), Edith Ziegler (LA-Archives), and Lee Zion (COGenWeb, Archives Steering Committee).  All seven of these members were long-time USGenWeb volunteers.  Most were with the USGenWeb since at least 1997 and all were active in their respective areas.

 --Membership--
New Members:  36
New Email Addresses: 26

Resigned:
Members resigning from projects: 84
Members no longer with the USGW: 32
Total: 116

Those members that accessed the Online Registration site:
Total: 114
Registered to vote: 18
Edited their projects: 10
Updated email address: 1
An unprecedented 71 members checked "No Newsletter"

Respectfully submitted,
Paula Vaughan, Secretary/Publicist
USGenWeb Election Committee



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