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<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>I am sure you are right </span><span style='font-size:11.0pt;
font-family:Wingdings;color:#1F497D'>J</span><span style='font-size:11.0pt;
font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:#1F497D'><o:p> </o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>The person who takes this on needs to oversee the process of the
election<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoListParagraph style='text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><span
style='mso-list:Ignore'>1.<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>      
</span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Solicit candidates and if they wish personal statements of
qualification or merit for the office they are seeking<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoListParagraph style='text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><span
style='mso-list:Ignore'>2.<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>      
</span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Verify that all candidates are members in good standing<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoListParagraph style='text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><span
style='mso-list:Ignore'>3.<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>      
</span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Provide election information to Sean Keegan for placement on the
website<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoListParagraph style='text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><span
style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><span
style='mso-list:Ignore'>4.<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>      
</span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Overseen the in person and electronic election process.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><span
style='mso-list:Ignore'>5.<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>      
</span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Verify that only members votes are tabulated<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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style='mso-list:Ignore'>6.<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>      
</span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Count the votes and announce the results.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:#1F497D'><o:p> </o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>There is probably more but I think this pretty much covers it. 
Elections are to be held in conjunction with AHG so time is fairly short.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'><o:p> </o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>The offices are<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>President – Currently occupied by me, and yes I am willing
to continue on<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Vice President West – Currently occupied by Dan Comden<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Vice President East – Currently occupied by Pratik Patel
who will not be seeking reelection<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Treasure – Currently occupied by Eileen Berger<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Secretary – Currently occupied by Laurie Vasquez<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:#1F497D'><o:p> </o:p></span></p>

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color:#1F497D'><o:p> </o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Ron<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:#1F497D'><o:p> </o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>From:</span></b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>
athen-bounces@athenpro.org [mailto:athen-bounces@athenpro.org] <b>On Behalf Of </b>Terry
Thompson<br>
<b>Sent:</b> Monday, October 08, 2007 6:57 PM<br>
<b>To:</b> 'Access Technologists in Higher Education Network'<br>
<b>Subject:</b> Re: [Athen] Elections<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:blue'>Ron, <br>
<br>
Can you say a bit more about what's involved in "overseeing the election
process"? With a bit more detail as to what this entails I bet you'll be
overwhelmed by eager volunteers.  </span><o:p></o:p></p>

<p class=MsoNormal> <o:p></o:p></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:blue'>Terry</span><o:p></o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>From:</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> athen-bounces@athenpro.org
[mailto:athen-bounces@athenpro.org] <b>On Behalf Of </b>Ron Stewart<br>
<b>Sent:</b> Monday, October 08, 2007 12:08 PM<br>
<b>To:</b> 'Access Technologists in Higher Education Network'<br>
<b>Subject:</b> [Athen] Elections<br>
<b>Importance:</b> High</span><o:p></o:p></p>

<p><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>Hear yea, hear yea</span><o:p></o:p></p>

<p><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>It is time to consider the
next</span> <span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>ATHEN elections
which are to be held in</span> <span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>conjunction
with the AHG conference next month.</span> <span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>
We need to do</span> <span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>a few</span>
<span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>things to make this happen and</span>
<o:p></o:p></p>

<p><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>I would</span> <span
style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>like an involved and unbiased member
of</span> <span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>ATHEN</span> <span
style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>to agree to oversee the</span> <span
style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>elections process this year, but we
need to do this quickly since AHG is fast approaching.</span><o:p></o:p></p>

<p><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>Ron Stewart</span><o:p></o:p></p>

<p> <o:p></o:p></p>

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