IAGB to Hold Elections, Calls for Nominations for President, Office Bearers and New Executive Committee 2019-2021

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BURLINGTON, MA—India Association of Greater Boston, one of the oldest Indian-American community organizations, is inviting nominations for the position of president, other office bearers and a new executive committee for 2019-2021 term.

The term of the current IAGB Executive Committee is scheduled to expire in September 2019 and elections will be held to elect a new EC for 2019-2021. The election will comprise four officers: President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer, and up to 15 directors and will be held in September 2019.

IAGB members and supporters may nominate individuals to serve in various positions on the EC 2019-2021. An Election Committee, comprising of senior IAGB members and ex-Presidents has been established to oversee the election process.

Nominating Committee members are Rajinikanth Malipat (rkmalipat@yahoo.com), Rita Shah (Rita.saheli@gmail.com), and Anil Saigal (anil@lokvani.com).

Rajinikanth Malipat
Rita Shah

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anil Saigal

Following is the eligibility criteria to be considered for candidates to the EC:

  • Candidates must be current, valid members of IAGB;
  • Candidates for President and Vice President shall have served on the IAGB EC for at least one full term prior to being elected;
  • Candidates for Secretary, Treasurer and Director shall have been Voting Members of the Association for at least one year as of 15th of June of the year of election.

The nomination submission should include the following:

  • Brief statement by the nominee candidate accepting the nomination and pledging to abide by the Bylaws of the Association.
  • Brief bio of the candidate, with particular emphasis on his/her contributions to IAGB in the past, his/her vision for IAGB, and how the candidate expects to realize that vision.
  • Details of his/her membership (Life/Annual, primary member name, date).
  • Package of SEVEN completed nomination forms (email nomination is acceptable also) from IAGB members nominating the individual for the selected position (Officer/Director).
IAGB President Aditi Taylor

Nominations should be submitted no later than midnight of August 18, 2019 per the details provided below.

Nominations should be sent to: IAGB Treasurer Sanjay Sahasrabudhe (sanjaysahasrabud@yahoo.com) and IAGB President Aditi Taylor (adititaylor@gmail.com).

IAGB is the oldest and one of the leading Indian-American organizations in New England. It serves the Indian-American communities in the Greater Boston area – Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. IAGB strives to foster a strong Indian-American social, cultural and community presence in New England.

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