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Call for Nominations: FIRST Deadline
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When: 11/15/2013

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Call for Nominations: FIRST Deadline

15 November 2013

AABANY's Annual Meeting is scheduled to take place in January 2014. At that meeting,elections will be conducted to elect 6 directors and 6 officers (President-elect, Vice President of Programs and Operations, Vice President of Finance and Development,Treasurer, Recording Secretary and Membership Secretary) for the coming year. The Nominations Committee welcomes and will accept applications to fill the vacancies immediately, and will select a slate of candidates to be included in a ballot form that will be sent out to the membership a month before the Annual Meeting. The Nominations Committee may also interview candidates before making its determination.

If you wish to run for any of the above vacancies, you must be a current, paid member of AABANY. If you are unsure of your membership status, contact Judy Kim, Membership Secretary, at Please also submit (i) a statement of interest declaring your intent to run; and (ii) a current resume, biography or CV listing your experience and accomplishments and any honors received to date. As part of item (I) please indicate your experience with AABANY if you have been an active member, describing any activities that you have participated in or helped to organize. If you have not been an active member in AABANY, explain what capabilities, resources, talents, skills, expertise, experience or any other contributions you would be able to make as a Board member or officer. Please also identify any activities indicating a dedication and commitment to issues of importance to the Asian Pacific American community.

For a description of the qualifications, duties and obligations of Board Directors and Officers, please see Articles IV and V of AABANY's By-laws which can be found at:

Deadlines for submissions:

By November 15, if you are making your submissions by regular mail, e-mail or fax. If using these means, AABANY must receive your materials by 5:30 pm on November 15. AABANY's mailing address is:

45 Rockefeller Plaza
20th Floor
New York, NY 10111

You can e-mail your submissions in Word or PDF to You can also fax them to (718) 228-7206 if you prefer to use fax.

On November 19, we will hold an open meeting at which prospective candidates can make their submissions in person. If you have already sent in your materials by November 15, by regular mail, e-mail or fax, you need not attend the open meeting. At this open meeting, the Chair of the Nominations Committee will be in attendance, and members of the Nominations Committee and the Board may also be present, to give prospective candidates an opportunity to meet Nominations Committee members and Board members. Attendance would only be mandatory for those prospective candidates who did not make their submissions by the November 15 deadline. November 19 is the FINAL deadline for submission of candidates' materials. No submissions will be accepted after this date.

If you have any questions about any of the above, please contact Mike Huang, Chair of the Nominations Committee, at