12 Sep 2012 Board Nominations
Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce
2012 Board of Directors – Nomination Form
When the Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce has vacant seat(s) on the Board, they are filled with our Member candidates
who have expressed interest and been nominated by fellow Chamber Members.
They must meet the following qualifications:
A Chamber of Commerce Board Member is one who:
- Has solid ethics, and a strong community involvement, and belief in the purpose of the CFCC.
- Is available to attend the monthly meeting (second Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m.)
- Has a great deal of energy and enthusiasm; able to participate in our activities, programs and meetings on a regular basis.
- Is willing to chair a Chamber of Commerce planning committee.
- All potential Board Members who are not the Company Owner, CEO or President must have approval from the Company Owner, CEO or President to submit a Board Interest Form and/or be nominated for a seat on the Board.
Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce By-Laws:
* A complete set of By-Laws can be found on the Chamber website:
The Board of Directors shall consist of thirteen (13) individuals, each of whom shall represent a voting member of the organization. The organization must be in good standing for at least six (6) months immediately preceding the start of his or her term.
No organization may be represented on the Board of Directors by more than one member from the same organization. To be considered for a Board Seat, a
CFCC Chamber Member must have some Chamber experience i.e. volunteering at events, regular attendance at Chamber functions or serving on a Chamber Committee.
a) If a current Board Member changes companies, they are still eligible and have the opportunity to keep their Board Seat as long as the new company they change to is a current Chamber Member.
The term of office of a Director shall be three (3) years. No member shall serve more than two (2) consecutive three-year terms. Completion of an unexpired term does not count against the two-term limit.
A Director must be off the Board for a period of one (1) year before eligibility is restored.
5.4 Nominating Committee
The Nominating Committee chaired by the Board Secretary activates in the month of August and is made up of 3 Chamber Members not including the Board President. The Nominating Committee shall present a slate of candidates for the membership to vote
on in the month of November at the Annual Meeting to serve three-year terms to replace Directors whose terms are expiring to the Board of Directors
Any Director/Officer elected or appointed by the Board of Directors may be removed by the Board of Directors with cause, whenever in its judgment the best interests of the Chamber would be served thereby, but such removal shall be without prejudice to the rights,
if any, of the Director/Officer so removed with a two-thirds (2/3) Board vote. The said Board Member would not be eligible to vote.
Any Director/Officer having three (3) unexcused absences from Board of Directors meetings within a given Chamber year shall be reviewed by the other Directors for removal with a two-thirds (2/3) Board vote.
If a Director/Officer does not fulfill their responsibility as a Chair/Co-Chair with their Board Committee Assignment they will automatically tender their resignation from the Board. Any Board Member who cannot attend a meeting must communicate in
advance with the other Chair/Co-Chair/CEO on the missed meeting while fulfilling their responsibilities.
Any Board Member who is delinquent in his/her financial duties to the Chamber of Commerce is held to Article III, section 3.4.
2012 NOMINATION DEADLINE:
Friday, October 28, 2011 – 12 Noon
The 2012 Board Member slate with potential Board Member Candidates will be presented to the membership for a vote at the November 16, 2011 Luncheon/Annual Meeting at Silver Lake Country Club.
_____I would like to nominate the following Chamber Member for the 2012 CFCC Board of Directors:
_____This is a self-nomination:
Company Name ______________________________________________________________________________
Please list any special skills, areas of expertise, (Sales, Marketing, Technical, Financial, etc.) talents, and why they would be a good candidate for the CFCC Board of Directors:
_____I confirm that I have contacted this nominee and obtained their permission before submitting their name for nomination.
_____I confirm that this nominee has approval by the Company Owner, CEO or President to be nominated for a seat on the Board.
2012 Board Nominating Chair – Carol Morgan, North Akron Savings Bank at firstname.lastname@example.org
MAIL: CFCC – 151 Portage Trail, Suite 1 Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221
The Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce actively promotes a partnership of Business and Community succeeding together.