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ARTICLE VII. NOMINATING COMMITTEE AND ELECTION PROCEDURE
Section I. At least ninety (90) days before the General Meeting, the President, by and with the
approval of the Board of Directors, shall appoint a nominating committee consisting of at least three
members of the Association who are in good standing, one member of such nominating committee
being designated as Co-chair. The names of such nominating committee members shall be published
after their appointment. No member of the nominating committee shall be nominated for a position on
the Board of Directors.
Section II. Any Individual, Student, or Family Member who has resided in Georgia for two years and has been a Member in Good Standing for two years may nominate him/herself or another member for any position on the Board of Directors. The nomination must be presented to the Chair or Co-chair of the Nomination Committee at least forty-five (45) days before the General Meeting.
Section III. It shall be the duty of the Nominating Committee to nominate candidates for all positions of the Board of Directors, which are to be filled at the General Meeting. The Nominating Committee determines the number of candidates for a Director position. The names of all nominees shall be posted on the Association’s web site and ballots shall be mailed to the members in good standing at least thirty (30) days before the General Meeting.
Section IV. The Nominating Committee may reject the nomination of a candidate with reason, which is communicated to the nominee verbally and in writing.
Section V. Each Member in Good Standing may cast one vote for each position on the Board of Directors. No ballot shall be counted that contains votes for persons who have not been nominated, or that contains votes for more nominees or less nominees for the Board of Directors than are to be elected.
Section VI. Voting members will not be identified by name. Each ballot will have a unique identification number.
Section VII. Each ballot must be received by the last business day prior to General Meeting for the elections by TACAGA.