To: LRT Members, unpaid dues members, and prospective members:
Attached is the application for becoming a member of the Latino and Latina Roundtable. We are reaching out to you in case you have not paid your dues for this year. This is important because our at-large board elections are coming up and in order to nominate or to nominate yourself, you have to have been a members of the LRT for at least 30 days before October 9th and to be able to vote in the election set for November 20th you have to have been a member of the LRT 30 days prior to the election (below is the process for the election). Attached is the application that you need to fill out with the dues. We also want to share our Spring-Summer Newsletter which includes some of our work in the last year.
As per our by-laws, the Latino and Latina Roundtable will be electing seven at-large members at its membership meeting on November 20th to serve on the board for the next two years.
Nominations will take place at the next General Membership Meeting scheduled for Saturday, October 9th at 1 PM. If you are interested in running for one of the seven at-large positions or you want to nominate someone, you must participate in the membership meeting on Saturday, October 9th. In order to be nominated or to nominate someone, you have to have been a member of the LRT for at least 30 days before the October 9 membership meeting. Also, for the October 9 meeting, please be prepared to present a one-minute statement as to why you are nominating the person or nominating yourself (that can include some background and qualifications of the nominee).
To be able to vote in the election set for November 20, you have to be a paid member in good standing (filled out application and paid dues) 30 days prior to the election. Hence, you have until October 20th to fill out an application and pay your dues if you have not done so already.
It is important that those who are elected to the LRT board have the time and best interests of the organization, work to promote the organization, and actively participate on one of the committees.
If you have any questions, please contact: Temis Laguna or Lina Mira at email@example.com or (909) 480-6267forany questions about membership status and dues.
October 9 – Nominations for seven at-large positions on the LRT board. To be nominated or to nominate someone, you have to have been a member of the LRT in good standing for at least 30 days before the October 9 membership meeting.
October 20 – deadline to fill out an application and pay dues in order to vote in November 20 election.
November 20 – Be present at meeting as a member to vote. Be present as a nominee to be included in vote by membership.
Jose Zapata Calderon President of the Latino and Latina Roundtable of the San Gabriel and Pomona Valley