The TRU Board has finalized the process for electing the USA Rugby Club Congress Representatives. The responsibilities and duties of the Club Congress Representatives was previously posted and can be found here.
The TRU Board is now accepting nominations for individuals interested the Seats. Individuals may nominate themselves by submitting a rugby resume as well as a personal statement (maximum one page) explaining why they wish to hold one of the seats. Individuals may also nominate others, the Board will contact these individuals to determine if they accept the nomination and acquire the requested documents. Please send nominations to the TRU Admin, firstname.lastname@example.org; Note that the nomination window closes April 1, 2014.
Nominations will be posted on the TRU website no later than April 4, 2014 for all members to review. Nominees are encouraged to attend the TRU Spring AGM on April 6, 2014 where the nominees will be reviewed. During the AGM, nominees will have the opportunity to provide a short speech and/or participate in a Q&A session.
After the AGM, on April 7, 2014, online voting via the TRU Website will begin. Each TRU Senior Club President (Men & Women) in good standing will vote for their top two candidates. The candidate with the most votes will fill the 2 year term seat, while the candidate with the second most votes will fill the 1 year term seat. The candidate with the third most votes will be an alternate if either elected Congress Representative is unable to attend a Congress Meeting. Please note that online voting closes April 10, 2014.
The Election results will be announced on the TRU website no later than April 15, 2014.
Please contact the TRU President, Dave McPhail or any of divisional representatives (Traci Schmidtke, Shayne Roberson, Doug Corrigan, Phil Camm, Otis Parker or Jim Wolfinger) if you have questions or concerns about the Nomination and Election process.
Nomination & Election Process:
Now – April 1, 2014: Nominees are accepted (please send to email@example.com)
April 2-4, 2014: Nominations posted to the TRU website for review
April 6, 2014: Nominees presented at TRU Spring AGM
April 7-10, 2014: Online Voting via the TRU Website
April 15, 2014: Election results posted on TRU Website