|November 1, 2016
To all Members of the Newfoundland Pony Society:
This is to report on the results of the nominations for election to the Executive Council of the Society for the term of office commencing January 1, 2017. The report of the Election Chair, Kandace Riteff, CPA, CA, is attached here.
There being a single Nominee for the positions of Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer at the close of nominations on October 31st, these Members are elected by acclamation.
Congratulations to Byron Hierlihy, who has been elected Vice-President, Alicia Cooper, who has been elected Secretary, and Pamela Pippy, who has been elected Treasurer.
There being more than one nomination for the other positions, there will be an election by ballot for the positions of President, Membership Secretary, Registrar, and Member at Large (3 positions).
Voting instructions and package will be sent to all eligible voters on or before November 3rd in accordance with the Constitution, which also provides that only those full members in good standing as of August 31st in an election year are eligible to vote. Ballots must be returned to the Election Chair in accordance with these instructions on or before November 15th. You may enquire of the Election Chair if you have a question about your eligibility to vote.
Candidates are reminded that contact information for eligible voters who have agreed to share their information with other members is available upon request. Provision will also be made for candidates to have a statement regarding their candidacy distributed to All eligible voters by NPS.
Jack Harris, President