WHC Board Appoints Nominating Committee

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The Board of Directors has approved the committee to nominate a slate of Board members for the terms commencing June 2021. The Nominating Committee is comprised of Nell Shapiro, Chairperson; Michele Dreyfuss, Jay Freedman, Jamie Lamb Hotchkiss, Keith Lemer, Michael Rocks, and Deborah Miller Young.

Suggestions of nominees for the Board of Directors are welcome and can be submitted until Monday, March 1. Please email your suggestions to Steve Jacober, Executive Director, or send them to Temple to Steve’s attention.

The election will be held at the 169th Annual Meeting of the Congregation on Sunday, June 6, 2021.

Excerpts from Washington Hebrew Congregation’s By- Laws, Article V, Section 3: Nominating Committee:

The members of the Nominating Committee shall be appointed by the President with the approval of the Board of Directors. The Nominating Committee shall consist of seven members of the Congregation, at least four of whom are not members of the Board of Directors. The names of the persons serving on said committee shall be sent to the members of the Congregation promptly after their appointment, together with a copy of this section of the By-Laws. Any member of the Congregation may recommend, in writing, names to be considered by the Committee. The Nominating Committee shall not hold its first meeting prior to the expiration of ten days following the mailing to the members of the Congregation of the names of persons serving on the Nominating Committee. The report of the Nominating Committee containing its nominees for officers and members of the Board of Directors shall be mailed to the members of the Congregation at least forty-five days prior to the Annual Meeting. Any thirty members of the Congregation may submit additional nominations for officers and members of the Board of Directors by written communication addressed to the President at least twenty days prior to the Annual Meeting. The names of all nominees shall be listed in alphabetical order in the notice of the Annual Meeting to the members of the congregation, and no further nominations shall be considered at said meeting. No member of the Congregation once having accepted an appointment to the Nominating Committee may be nominated by that committee for election as a director or officer of the Congregation at the next Annual Meeting.