World Flying Disc Federation – 2018 Election Announcement

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Overview

WFDF is seeking enthusiastic, skilled and committed candidates for its 2018 Elections.  Complete nominations must be received by the Nominating Committee by November 10, 2018.  The target date for the start of the elections is November 15, 2018, with a targeted end date of December 15, 2018. Results should be announced by December 31, 2018 subject to confirmation of acceptance by elected candidates.

The following positions are open for election for 2-year terms or 1-year terms as applicable commencing on January 1, 2019 and concluding December 31, 2020 (2-year term) or commencing on January 1, 2019 and concluding December 31, 2019 (1-year term):

·       President (2 year term)

·       Disc Golf chair (2 year term)

·       Guts Chair (2 year term)

·       Beach Ultimate Chair (2 year term)

·       Overall Chair (1 year term)

·       SOTG Chair (1 year term)

·       President, AOFDF (to be elected by Continental Association members) (2 year term)

·       President, EFDF (to be elected by Continental Association members) (2 year term)

·       President, AAFDF (to be elected by Continental Association members) (1 year term)

·       President, PAFDF (to be elected by Continental Association members) (1 year term)

 

The successful candidates will join the continuing Directors to form the 18 person WFDF Board after the implementation of the new Bylaws and board structure following the 2018 Congress, in addition to the Continental Representatives as nominated by their Continental Association and the at-large Board members as appointed by the Board. Information regarding the responsibilities of the Board of Directors can be found on the WFDF web site at:

http://wfdf.sport/about/organisational-structure/board-of-directors

 

WFDF also is seeking Sub-Committee Chairs of the Ultimate Committee for the following positions (note these are NOT Board level positions):

·       Ultimate Committee Deputy Chair (2 year term)

·       Ultimate Championships Subcommittee Chair (play issues, eligibility, scheduling, formats, event cycles) (2 year term)

·       Ultimate Rules Subcommittee Chair (2 year term)

Election Policy and Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee will conduct the election according to the WFDF Election Policy 8.0, which can be found on the WFDF web site at:

http://wfdf.sport/about/rules-a-policies/doc_download/718-wfdf-election-policy-80-2018

For this year’s election, WFDF Secretary Thomas Griesbaum will serve as Nominating Committee Chair and Executive Director Volker Bernardi will serve as the Administrator. Two additional candidates for the position of scrutineer are also being sought.  Duties of the Nominating Committee are outlined in the Election Policy.

If you are interested in serving as a scrutineer on the Nominating Committee, please send an email to Thomas Griesbaum at secretary(at)wfdf(dot)org and/or Volker Bernardi at volker(dot)bernardi(at)wfdf(dot)org by no later than November 7, 2018.

Nomination Procedure

To apply to be a candidate, you must complete the WFDF Board of Directors Nomination Form and obtain an endorsement from a WFDF National Member or Organisational Member in Good Standing.  All interested candidates must review Section 10a of Election Policy 8.0 prior to submitting a Nomination Form. Samples of these documents can be found in Appendix 1 and 2 of the WFDF Election Policy.

Complete nominations must be received by the Nominating Committee by November 10, 2018.  Nominations should be sent to:

WFDF(underscore)NomCom(at)yahoogroups(dot)com.

A candidate may be nominated for more than one position.

Please find the election nomination form under.

http://wfdf.sport/downloads/doc_download/719-wfdfelectionnominationform802018for2019-20final

WFDF Election Process

The 2018 Election will be conducted on-line via a voting form using the Single Transferable Vote methodology. National and Disc Sport Organizational members will be sent a link to the voting form directly. The Election is currently targeted to begin on or around November 15, 2018 and to conclude thirty days from the start date.  The Nominating Committee will announce results by December 31, 2018 subject to confirmation of acceptance by elected candidates.

Only WFDF Members in Good Standing may vote in the elections. For a member to be in good standing for the purposes of the 2018 Elections means the member must have completed its 2018 Census Report and paid its 2018 Membership dues by no later than November 15, 2018.

Current WFDF Board

The current WFDF Board, including those Directors who will continue terms through to the end of 2018, is listed here:

http://wfdf.sport/about/organisational-structure/board-of-directors

If you have any questions, please contact Volker Bernardi, Executive Director, at .

Volker Bernard

WFDF Executive Director

Administrator of the Nominating Committee