The SCAA should be posting this on ever Board that they post but for some reason they have not mention this any were not even on our own web site.
So I will our memebers have the right to know?
Marty G Curtis
The Specialty Coffee Association of America Board Nomination Announcement
The SCAA Board of Directors has approved the following slate of nominees, selected by the nominating committee, for election to the Board of Directors. The election will be conducted March 25 – April 22, 2011.
Mr. Paul Thornton* for Second Vice President | Roaster Wholesaler Member (Coffee Bean International)
NOTE: The Second Vice President will Become Vice President on May 1, 2012 and president of the board on May 1, 2013.
Mr. Skip Finley for Director | Allied Products & Services Member (Cirqua Customized Water)
Ms. Nathalie Gabbay* for Director | Importer/Green Broker Member (GreenSource Coffee Company, LLC)
Ms. Heather Perry for Director | Roaster Retailer Member (Coffee Klatch Roasting)
Mr. Timothy Schilling* for Director | Grower/Producer Member (The Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture)
Ms. Andi Trindle* for Director | Importer/Green Broker Member (Atlantic Specialty Coffee, Inc.)
* Current member of the SCAA Board of Directors.
PETITION PROCESS | 25 Signatures Due on March 23, 2011, for Petition candidates to be placed on ballot. Individuals who wish to be considered by the membership for election to the board, but who were not selected through the nominating committee process, may submit a signature petition to be placed on the ballot. Please send signature petition to SCAA headquarters at 330 Golden Shore, Suite 50, Long Beach, CA 90802, attn. Membership Manager.
Please note that all 25 signatures submitted by petition candidates must be from current SCAA members in voting categories and only one signature per member company is allowed. Associate and individual members of SCAA are not voting members. Please contact Mansi Chokshi at SCAA, email@example.com or (562) 624-4197, if you have any questions or need assistance with the petition process.
NOMINIEE DEADLINES | Also due on March 23, 2011 are biographies/statements and photos from all nominees, whether selected through petition or by the nominating committee. Photographs and statements from the candidates are optional, but all nominees are encouraged to submit a 500 word biographical and vision statement.
Photos and statements will be available online for members to review before voting opens.