2015-2016 Election Results – Directors and Bylaws

November 24th, 2015 by Sherry Grantz

Election results for the 2015-2016 Regional Executive and Board of Directors show those elected are:

Regional Executive – Gary Pitts

Board of Directors – Dan Burgoon, R.J. Gordy, Rod Simmons

Bylaws amendment passed.

The vote totals from online and mail-in ballots are as follows:

Regional Executive

Gary Pitts        133


Board of Directors

Rod Simmons   113

R.J. Gordy       127

Dan Burgoon  119

Rod Simmons is an incumbent. Dan Burgoon, R.J. Gordy will replace Mike Smith and Anthony Tabacco on the Board.

The Bylaws proposal to allow the Board to fill vacant seats passed. Voting on the Bylaws proposal was as follows:

For           114

Against    32


The new Board members will be seated on November 21 at the San Francisco Region Annual Meeting. It will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton Pleasanton at 1 pm. The meeting is open to all members and their guests. (DoubleTree by Hilton Pleasanton, 7050 Johnson Drive, Pleasanton (near intersection of 580 & 680))

SFR Bylaws – Revised November 2015

Full text of addition to Bylaws:

If no nomination for Regional Executive is received, or if fewer than the required number of nominations for Director are received, the elected Members of the Board shall fill those positions by appointment, and no ballot for those positions shall be submitted to the membership.

The following text is deleted:

The Regional Executive shall appoint from members who so volunteer a foreman and team of inspectors of the election to open and count the ballots. If a candidate for office withdraws after ballots are printed, votes cast for that candidate become void.

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