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48731Announcement of 2014 ICG annual members meeting 25 Apr 2015

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  • Philip Gust
    Apr 13, 2014
      The 2014 ICG annual members meeting will take place from 10.30-11.30am on Friday, 25 April 2014. It will be held in the Algonquin Room of the Sheraton Hotel at 801 Dixon Road, Toronto Ontario Canada, in conjunction with Costume-Con 32. All ICG members and guests are invited to attend. Only ICG members are eligible to vote.

      *Proxies: Your vote is important!  If you will not be at the ICG annual members meeting or aren't sure, you can vote by completing a proxy form and giving it to someone who will attend with instructions on how to vote. The proxy form is at: http://www.costume.org/documents/proxy.html. If you can't locate someone to carry your proxy, please contact me.

      We prefer that you to hand-sign your proxy form, but also realize that is not always practical, so forms that are digitally "signed" (i.e. "/signed/ Your Name") will be accepted. Digitally signed proxies are subject to verification. To simplify counting votes, only printed proxies presented at the meeting by the Assignee will be accepted.

      *Agenda: The follow items are on the meeting agenda

      - Ratification of the 2013 meeting minutes
      - State of the ICG by the president
      - Status reports by ICG officers and committees
      - Question and answer period
      - Election of 2014 ICG officers

      *2013 Meeting Minutes: A draft of the minutes from the 2013 annual members and board meetings are available on the ICG website at: http://www.costume.org/bod/annualmeeting/2013meeting.pdf. Members can offer corrections to the minutes at the meeting.

      *Officer Nominations: Nominations for 2014 officers can be made at the meeting. All 2013 officers have indicated they are willing to stand for re-election except Corresponding Secretary Jan Price.  Tonya Adolfson of the Gem State Costumers has indicated that she is standing for Corresponding Secretary. 

      Here are short biographies of those who have indicated that they are standing for election at the time of this announcement.

      Philip Gust -- President (CA). Philip enjoys sci-fi and fantasy costuming, and has particular interests in props, special effects, and prosthetic makeup. He also costumes in historical periods, and has a fatal attraction to difficult fabrics.

      Aurora Celeste -- Vice President (PA). Aurora's costuming interests are all over, but her passion is reproducing costumes, mostly sci-fi and fantasy movies and tv shows, anime and manga, and Joseph Michael Linsner's Dawn character.

      Jeanine Swick -- Treasurer (MA). Jeanine's work is "period inspired" rather than historically accurate, incorporating her own creativity. She costumed in high school for theater, and later for her own teens. She sells at regional renfaires, cons, SCA, and belly dance events

      Tonya Adlofson -- Corresponding Secretary (ID). Tonya  has done costumes for stage and screen as well as private collectors, charities, schools, and non-profit organizations. She is well-versed in everything from wigs to shoes to packable props. 

      Kathe Gust - Recording Secretary (CA). Kathe enjoys clothing for many historical periods, and various sci-fi and fantasy genre. She has been sewing since childhood, and began theatrical costuming for a university class.

      I look forward to seeing you at the ICG annual meeting. If you have any concerns or questions, or can't locate someone to carry your proxy, please don't hesitate to contact me by email or phone. I normally respond to email messages within 24 hours, so if you don't get a response, please resend it.
      Philip Gust
      President, International Costumers' Guild
      +1 650 367-7652 (cell)