Conferences: Proposal Ten


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 Conferences: Proposal Ten

  • All members of the Nominating Committee must maintain strict neutrality regarding each officer ticket.

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3 thoughts on “Conferences: Proposal Ten

  1. Theresa Bergen, Rockland NOW, NY
    Yes, but…
    If this means members of the nominating committee must treat all candidates in a fair manner, that’s fine. Lots of transparency usually does the trick. If it means that members of the nominating committee cannot endorse a candidate then it limits the pool of potential members of the committee too much.


    • Yes this does mean that a member of the committee must not endorse a candidate or slate. If they did endorse, then the appearance of invades the process and the other slate as well as the members can, IMHO, believe there is bias in the process. Trust is necessary in order to have an elected set of officers who are believed to have been elected open and fairly.

      I support this idea.

      Joanne Tosti-Vasey
      Ni-Ta-Nee NOW (PA0555)


  2. Judi Polson, NOW-NYC:

    This is obvious and difficult, but also necessary. I’m not sure how it would be measured, but this concept needs to be in writing where it can be referenced when times get tough and contentious.

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