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World Flying Disc Federation – 2020 Election Announcement

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Overview

WFDF is seeking enthusiastic, skilled and committed candidates for its 2020 Elections. Complete nominations must be received by the Nominating Committee by October 28, 2020.  The target date for the start of the elections is between November 1 and November 15, 2020, with a targeted end date of no later than December 15, 2020. Results should be announced by December 31, 2020 subject to confirmation of acceptance by elected candidates.  The following positions are open for election for two-year terms commencing on January 1, 2021 and concluding December 31, 2022:

Board of Directors

·       President (2 year term)

·       Secretary (2 year term)

·       Disc Golf chair (2 year term)

·       Overall Committee Chair (2 year term)

·       Guts Chair (2 year term)

·       Beach Ultimate Chair (2 year term)

Continental President, Africa (to be elected by Continental Association)

Continental President, Europe (to be elected by Continental Association)

The successful candidates will join the continuing Directors to form the 18 person WFDF Board after, 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 and one Ultimate Committee position for the following positions (note these are NOT Board level positions):

Ultimate Committee

·       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 10.0, which can be found on the WFDF web site here.

For this year’s election, the WFDF Executive Director will serve as Nominating Committee Chair and the WFDF Administrative Coordinator 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 on the Nominating Committee, please send an email to Volker Bernardi at volker(dot)bernardi(at)wfdf(dot)sport by no later than October 20, 2020.

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 10.0 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 October 28, 2020.  Nominations should be sent to:  NomCom(at)wfdf(dot)sport. You may be nominated for more than one position.

WFDF Election Process

The 2020 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 November 1, 2020 and to conclude thirty days from the start date.  The Nominating Committee will announce results by December 31, 2020 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 2020 Elections means the member must have completed its 2020 Census Report and paid its 2020 Membership dues by no later than November 1, 2020.

Current WFDF Board

The current WFDF Board, including those Directors who will continue terms through to the end of 2020, is listed here:

http://wfdf.sport/2011/04/19/board-of-directors/

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

volker.bernardi(at)wfdf(dot)sport.

with a copy to Igor Jankovic, Administrative Coordinator, at

igor.jankovic(at)wfdf.(dot)sport

Thank you very much for your consideration and support.

Volker Bernardi, WFDF Executive Director

Chair of the Nominating Committee

WFDF
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