Nominations required for area chamber board

The call for nominations to the Armstrong Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce board of directors has gone out.

The call for nominations to the Armstrong Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce board of directors has gone out.

If you have ever wanted to become more involved with the chamber, this is your opportunity.

Nominate the person you feel will best represent your interests on the 2011/2012 board. Nominations will be accepted until Friday, at which time a ballot will be created presenting the nominees to the membership.

This ballot will be distributed to members on Oct. 17.

There are several positions open:

President – one-year term;

Vice President – one-year term;

Board of Directors – seven two-year terms, four one-year terms.

Nominees will be considered qualified provided they are active chamber members in good standing, have agreed to accept the responsibility of a directorship and are not employed by the chamber or at the expense of the chamber.

Each nominee is required to submit a written statement (e-mail is acceptable) to the nominating committee certifying that they wish to have their name included on the official ballot.

Please include a paragraph outlining why you wish to become a board member. Each nomination must also include a letter of support from another member of the Armstrong Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce.

Letters or E-mails of Intent will be accepted until Oct. 14.

Ballots will be sent out via e-mail Monday, Oct.17 unless a chamber member indicates they would like to receive a hard copy.

Voting ends and ballots must be received (by e-mail, fax or regular mail) by close of business Oct. 28.

Send e-mails to manager@aschamber.com  attention AS Chamber Nominating Committee, or mail directly to Armstrong Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce, Box 118, Armstrong, B.C. V0E 1B0.