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Elections 2019

Dear Members, AMSOC will be holding the upcoming elections for the Directors of the Board of The American Society of Panama on 25 April 2019 at the Bristol Hotel at 6:30 P.M. Here is the list of candidates and instructions for those members that cannot assist this important event. We encourage you to participate in these elections.
List of the members running for the AMSOC Board Please choose FIVE (5) of those names listed below and follow the instructions. CANDIDATES FOR THE AMSOC BOARD OF DIRECTORS (listed in random order):
1. Alex Neuman van der Hans
2. Bradle Bingham
3. Jorge Estemac
4. Dr. Wayne Samuels
5. Francis Wilson
6. Veronica Wharton Thorpe
7. Herbert Harmond Sr.
8. Yazmin Quiros,
9. Diana Delavante-Davies
You must cast your ballot for five persons listed above or the ballot will be invalid. You are choosing the members of the 2019-2020 Board. You are not voting for the actual Officer’s like president, vice-president, etc. This is done at the Board meeting following the election. The new and returning members of the board will choose the Officer’s for the 2019-2020 board. BOARD MEMBERS WHO HAVE COMPLETED THE FIRST YEAR OF A TWO YEAR TERM WILL REMAIN ON THE BOARD AND ARE NOT LISTED ABOVE. The BIO’S OF CANDIDATES FOR 2019-2020 AMSOC BOARD OF DIRECTORS are attached to this email and also located on our website www.amsoc.org. All ballots will be accepted provided they meet the defined standards outlined by the Election Committee. Ballots will be verified to have 5 listed candidates and cast by a current due paid member. The committee will verify each ballot, observe the tally and certify the results. The Committee Chair will present the results for the Board of Directors under three categories: 1. Directors (five) to serve a two-year term (those 5 receiving the highest vote counts). 2. Alternates to serve a one-year term.

AMERICAN SOCIETY VOTING PROCEDURES To vote, a member must have paid this/her dues for the year 2019. There is only one vote per membership; a family membership has one vote. 1. All are encouraged to attend the election event and cast their vote in person. 2. Voting Absentee Ballot: a. Write the names of six candidates on a letter-size paper. b. Fold and place the ballot in a sealed envelope. c. Sign the envelope. d. Hand deliver the envelope to a member of the Election Committee before noon April 25, 2019 3. Voting by Email: a. Address your email to americansociety.election@gmail.com and place in the subject: VOTE b. List in your email the names of six of the candidates listed. c. Send the email by 10 am 25 April 2019. Remember, only one vote per dues paid membership and you must vote for FIVE candidates 2018 Election Committee members: Chairperson, Ed Prout Dr. Thomas Rowley Hari Singh David Wilson Karen Barnett Dr. Charles Garcia
Dear Members, AMSOC will be holding the upcoming elections for the Directors of the Board of The American Society of Panama on 25 April 2019 at the Bristol Hotel at 6:30 P.M. Here is the list of candidates and instructions for those members that cannot assist this important event. We encourage you to participate in these elections.
List of the members running for the AMSOC Board Please choose FIVE (5) of those names listed below and follow the instructions. CANDIDATES FOR THE AMSOC BOARD OF DIRECTORS (listed in random order): (click to view Bios)
1. Alex Neuman van der Hans
2. Bradle Bingham
3. Jorge Estemac
4. Dr. Wayne Samuels
5. Francis Wilson
6. Veronica Wharton Thorpe
7. Herbert Harmond Sr.
8. Yazmin Quiros,
9. Diana Delavante-Davies
You must cast your ballot for five persons listed above or the ballot will be invalid. You are choosing the members of the 2019-2020 Board. You are not voting for the actual Officer’s like president, vice-president, etc. This is done at the Board meeting following the election. The new and returning members of the board will choose the Officer’s for the 2019-2020 board. BOARD MEMBERS WHO HAVE COMPLETED THE FIRST YEAR OF A TWO YEAR TERM WILL REMAIN ON THE BOARD AND ARE NOT LISTED ABOVE. The BIO’S OF CANDIDATES FOR 2019-2020 AMSOC BOARD OF DIRECTORS are attached to this email and also located on our website www.amsoc.org. All ballots will be accepted provided they meet the defined standards outlined by the Election Committee. Ballots will be verified to have 5 listed candidates and cast by a current due paid member. The committee will verify each ballot, observe the tally and certify the results. The Committee Chair will present the results for the Board of Directors under three categories: 1. Directors (five) to serve a two-year term (those 5 receiving the highest vote counts). 2. Alternates to serve a one-year term.
AMERICAN SOCIETY VOTING PROCEDURES To vote, a member must have paid this/her dues for the year 2019. There is only one vote per membership; a family membership has one vote. 1. All are encouraged to attend the election event and cast their vote in person. 2. Voting Absentee Ballot: a. Write the names of six candidates on a letter-size paper. b. Fold and place the ballot in a sealed envelope. c. Sign the envelope. d. Hand deliver the envelope to a member of the Election Committee before noon April 25, 2019 3. Voting by Email: a. Address your email to americansociety.election@gmail.com and place in the subject: VOTE b. List in your email the names of six of the candidates listed. c. Send the email by 10 am 25 April 2019. Remember, only one vote per dues paid membership and you must vote for FIVE candidates 2018 Election Committee members: Chairperson, Ed Prout Dr. Thomas Rowley Hari Singh David Wilson Karen Barnett Dr. Charles Garcia