2014 USATT Election Update

By Gordon Kaye | Nov. 21, 2014, 12 a.m. (ET)

Notice to USATT Members:

On the afternoon of November 20, the Nominating and Governance Committee of USATT met by teleconference to review the nominations for three open board positions: At Large Director, Club Director and Independent Director.

  • The committee determined that two candidates successfully met the requirements for nomination for At Large Director. Larry Hodges and Jim McQueen will be placed on the election ballot. The election for At Large Director will be done electronically. USATT members eligible to vote (see Bylaw 5.2) may cast ballots as of Wednesday, December 3, 2014. The voting process will be conducted on-line through Survey Monkey. Instructions on how to vote on-line through Survey Monkey will be posted on the USATT website no later than December 1, 2014. Instructions will be also be sent to all affiliated clubs and included in an email to USATT’s membership the first week of December. All votes must be received by December 27, 2014. The results will be announced on January 7, 2015.

  • The committee determined that Ed Hogshead has been selected as Club Director for the term beginning January, 2015.

  • The committee determined that there were no candidates to successfully meet the requirements for Independent Director. The Committee will meet again prior to January 1, 2015 to review additional candidates.

The Nominating and Governance Committee consists of Chairman Khoa Nguyen, Joyce Grooms, Dan Parker, Linda Leaf and Bob Fox.   The members of the N&GC were previously sent the campaign statements and other required documentation for the nominees for their review and reference during their deliberations.