by Judy Littlefield
Happy New Year, everyone! We are looking for nominees for the September 2020 election of new officers to the PTQG Board, and we would appreciate your help spreading the word about these openings to your quilting friends. Please support our guild by reviewing the descriptions below and let the Nominating Committee know if you are interested in running for one of these offices or if you can recommend someone you feel would be a good candidate. More detailed information about the duties of each position is available upon request. We are happy to provide more information if you have any questions. These are the positions that are up for election at September’s PTQG Members’ Meeting.
President: The president shall be elected by the members and shall be the chief executive officer of the corporation, and, when present, shall preside at all meetings of the members, the General Board, and the Executive Committee. The president shall appoint committee chairpersons and shall perform other duties as the General Board shall designate. The president shall also have the power to endorse checks and notes of the corporation along with the treasurer.
2nd Vice-President: The 2nd vice-president shall serve as chairperson of the Mini-Grant Committee and oversee scholarship applications and awards.
Secretary: The secretary shall keep accurate records and minutes of all meetings of the members, the General Board, and the Executive Committee, and shall perform such other duties and have such other powers and the General Board shall designate. Directors-at-Large: Directors-at-Large serve as liaisons between the membership and the General Board. Duties include set up and clean up at meetings, helping distribute door prizes, assisting with show and tell, and serving as the Nominating Committee. There are four Directors-at-Large; 2020 openings are for Directors 1 and 3.
Director 1: Director 1 shall be responsible for the quilt frame rental and frame maintenance and must go in person to admit people into the Augusta storage unit.
Director 3: Director 3 shall be responsible for the management of the Education/Curriculum boxes. Each PTQG Board member attends all Board meetings and Members’ Meetings and/or submits a report. The term of each of these positions is two years. No officer may serve more than three consecutive terms in the same office. PTQG Board members can be contacted through the PTQG website (www.mainequilts.org). We look forward to hearing from you.