Notice of the 2020-2021 Annual Membership Meeting and Election of Board of Directors
TOM HOMANN LGBTQ+ LAW ASSOCIATION
NOTICE OF THE 2020-2021 ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING AND
ELECTION OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Time, Date, and Location of Annual Meeting of the THLA General Membership and Election of the THLA 2020-2021 Board of Directors:
Thursday March 4, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. Location: Virtual Meeting Via Zoom
Deadline for Nominations for the 2020-2021 THLA Board of Directors:
Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.
The Tom Homann LGBTQ+ Law Association (“THLA”) paid General Membership will vote at the March 4, 2021, annual membership meeting to elect the new members of THLA’s Board of Directors for the 2020-2021 year. The annual membership meeting will be held contemporaneously with the monthly meeting of the Board of Directors.
THLA paid General Members may vote for Board of Director candidates in person at the annual membership meeting, or may vote by electronic ballot that is submitted and received by THLA by Tuesday, March 2, 2020, at 6:30 p.m..
There are a maximum of fifteen (15) spots on the Board of Directors. Fifteen (15) positions are currently filled by a Director. The entire Board is up for re-election every year, with the exception of the continuing Co-President. Thus, there are fourteen (14) positions up for election.
All interested candidates should mark their calendars for the following deadlines:
February 4, 2021 (5:31 p.m.): Deadline to notify THLA of nomination / intent to run for a Director position. Please contact THLA Co-Presidents Meagan Verschueren (Meagan@CGLaw.com; 619.238.1811); or Doug Clark firstname.lastname@example.org; 858.703.3133 or Election Committee Chair Shawn Huston (ShawnH@HustonMcCaffrey.com; 619.800.1166), to nominate an individual (including self-nomination). Nominations are not valid until the nominee receives a confirming email or phone call that their nomination was received.
February 10, 2021: Electronic ballots will be distributed to the THLA paid General Membership if there are more than fourteen (14) candidates seeking a position on the Board of Directors.
March 2 2021: Electronic ballots must be received by THLA by 6:30 p.m. Electronic ballots received after this time will not be counted. General Members may still vote in person at the annual membership meeting.
March 4, 2021: Director elections occur at the annual membership meeting, which coincides with the monthly Board of Directors meeting. The Board of Directors meeting commences at 6:00 p.m. at The San Diego LGBTQ+ Community Center in Hillcrest (3909 Centre Street, San Diego, CA 92103). However, due to the Covid-19 pandemic the meeting will be via Zoom with the following link:
Election of THLA officers for the upcoming year may follow the election of the Board of Directors, or may be held over until the next Board meeting, consistent with the THLA Bylaws.
Results will be announced at the close of the March 4, 2021, annual membership meeting.
The 2020-2021 THLA Election Committee consists of Shawn Huston (Chair), Meagan Verschueren (THLA Co-President), Douglas Clark (THLA Co-President), Ashley Fasano (THLA Vice President), George Seymour, Chris Hicks, and Kevin Alexander.