ELECTION RULES

TO BE AN OFFICE HOLDER, YOU MUST BE A CURRENT PAID MEMBER (At least one month prior to the election, you must have paid your 2017 membership dues. You can neither attend nor vote if your dues is not current (the last two numeric digits on your membership card must be "17" or you must be a life member). Email uiane@unitedindia.net for your membership status.

NOW IS THE TIME TO STEP FORWARD & TAKE AN ACTIVE PART IN THE ACTIVITIES OF YOUR ORGANIZATION. WE WELCOME AND ENCOURAGE ALL INTERESTED PARTIES TO COME FORWARD & PARTICIPATE IN THE ADMINISTRATION & PLANNING OF THE VARIOUS PROGRAMS WE ARE COMMITTED TO PROVIDE EACH YEAR. THIS DOES NOT MEAN THAT YOU ARE LIMITED TO THE ACTIVITIES OF THE PAST. WE ARE SURE THAT MANY OF YOU HAVE PROGRESSIVE IDEAS FOR THE FUTURE. WE ASK YOU TO TAKE COMMUNITY SERVICE SERIOUSLY AND DO YOUR SHARE, FOR THE GOOD OF THE COMMUNITY.

OFFICES INCLUDE:

PRESIDENT, WHO STANDS AT THE HELM & GUIDES THE OFFICERS IN THEIR ENDEAVORS

VICE PRESIDENT, WHO DOES A LOT OF THE BEHIND THE SCENES WORK AND STANDS IN FOR THE PRESIDENT, WHEN NEEDED

SECRETARY, WHO RECORDS THE MINUTES OF THE MEETINGS & MAINTAINS MOST OF THE PAPERWORK FOR THE ORGANIZATION

TREASURER, WHO KEEPS THE FINANCIAL RECORDS OF THE ORGANIZATION & DISTRIBUTES PAYMENTS AS REQUIRED

DIRECTORS, WHO BRING NEW IDEAS TO THE TABLE & HELP EXECUTE THEM (should be at least 5 but can be more) THE POSITION OF DIRECTOR IS A 2-YEAR COMMITMENT

HONORARY DIRECTOR, THE OUTGOING PRESIDENT (automatically an honorary director, who can give valuable input from past experience) & OTHER NOTABLE LEADERS OF THE COMMUNITY. An honorary member has no voting privileges unless he/she is also a paid member

AS A TEAM, THIS GROUP WORKS DILIGENTLY TO PROVIDE SERVICES TO THE COMMUNITY & GIVE SUPPORT TO EACH OTHER, MEETING EVERY 4 - 8 WEEKS TO PLAN UPCOMING EVENTS.

IN EXPRESSING YOUR INTEREST IN HOLDING OFFICE, YOU JOIN A DEDICATED GROUP OF PEOPLE WHO CARE ENOUGH ABOUT THEIR COMMUNITY TO COMMIT THEIR EFFORTS FOR THE BETTERMENT OF ALL

IF YOU CANNOT PUT TOGETHER A COMPLETE SLATE OF OFFICERS, OUR ELECTION COMMITTEE MEMBERS WILL BE HONORED TO ASSIST YOU IN FINDING SUITABLE CANDIDATES TO FILL IN YOUR MISSING SLOTS, OR TO MATCH YOU WITH OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES.

MANY OF YOU HAVE GOALS & HOPES FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION, BUT THEY CANNOT BECOME A REALITY WITHOUT YOUR ACTIVE PARTICIPATION.

IF YOU ARE NOT PREPARED TO COMMIT TO A ONE-YEAR COMMITMENT, YOU CAN ALSO VOLUNTEER TO ORGANIZE & RUN ONE EVENT. PLEASE CONTACT ANY OFFICER FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

COMPLETE SLATE MAY BE SUBMITTED TO THE ELECTION COMMITTEE BY FORWARDING A LIST OF PROSPECTIVE OFFICERS TO:

Election Committee Member's Names:
Jatinder Sharma, 48 Linden Place, Brookline, MA 02245, (617) 731-3650
Devinder Dutt, 479 Medford Street, Somerville, MA 02145, (617) 899-4254
Subhash Varshney: 8 Stone Hill Circle, Burlington, MA 01803, (781) 229-2767

TO HELP YOU PUT TOGETHER A COMPLETE SLATE .