NAMI Colorado is proud to introduce the slate of candidates for election at the Annual Membership Meeting to be held Saturday,
October 19, 2019, 3:30 PM at the Rita Bass Trauma and EMS Education Center, 190 Sixth Avenue, Denver CO 80204.
The NAMI Colorado State Conference will take place 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM. Registration is free.
A quorum of 10% of the Membership at the time of the election is required for a valid election. Attendance at the meeting
(includes by proxy) or voting the current Ballot count toward the quorum. The NAMI Colorado Bylaws allow for a maximum of 17 Directors on the Board.
The attached Ballot contains one returning Board member and five Board-endorsed candidates. All are recommended for election.
Please take a moment to review the attached Candidate Information:
View the Candidates
Nominations from the Floor:
In addition to the attached Ballot, there will be an opportunity for nominations from the floor at the Annual Meeting.
A Certified Member of NAMI Colorado may be nominated from the floor by an affiliate, another member, or by self.
To be nominated from the floor, a completed Board Member Application (request from INFO@namicolorado.org), short biography,
and proof of membership in NAMI Colorado must be furnished to the NAMI Colorado office, 2280 S Albion St, Denver CO 80222
or emailed to INFO@namicolorado.org to be received no later than 4:00 PM October 18, 2019.
Each Certified Membership is entitled to one (1) vote. The attached Ballot or Proxy may be voted several different ways.
Mailed-in Ballots or Proxies can be revoked by attending the Meeting, so those who are uncertain about whether they will
attend are encouraged to return a Ballot or Proxy in advance. Follow directions found on the Ballot or Proxy form.
2019 Ballot2019 Proxy
Please make your membership count and vote!
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