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
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
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
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
New Members: 36
New Email Addresses: 26
Members resigning from projects: 84
Members no longer with the USGW: 32
Those members that accessed the Online Registration site:
Registered to vote: 18
Edited their projects: 10
Updated email address: 1
An unprecedented 71 members checked "No Newsletter"
Paula Vaughan, Secretary/Publicist
USGenWeb Election Committee