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  • Phelps Hobart
    Ahoy Members and Friends, A few serious items here. 1.. The Pacific Central Region s Annual USCG Awards. Always a special occasion; this year promises to be no
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 30, 2010
    Ahoy Members and Friends,
    A few serious items here.
    1. The Pacific Central Region's Annual USCG Awards. Always a special occasion; this year promises to be no exception. Please mark your calendar to attend. Further details will be announced.
    2. Nominations for NLUS National Directors. If you desire to serve at this level, I encourage you do do so. Five members of our council are currently serving. More are welcome! Details further below - it is not a commitment to be taken lightly.
    3. The Pacific Central Region Meeting - Friday evening reception, Saturday morning meeting, Saturday lunch with guest speaker, adjournment. Again I encourage as many as possible to attend. You can count on the Friday evening social to be pleasant and a wonderful opportunity to meet leaders from other councils throughout Northern California and Nevada. The meeting commences the next morning with a continental breakfast, a general session and possible break-out training sessions. Again a bit of time before lunch to network. Then the luncheon with guest speaker, this year on the mess deck of the cutter WAESCHE!
    All in all, two days, Friday and Saturday, August 6 and 7, not to be missed. Attending this event and submitting your name for nomination to the position of NLUS National Director will pay possible dividends this San Francisco Fleet Week. It is probable that Council Presidents and NLUS National Directors and NLUS National Directors nominees will receive invitations to receptions aboard Navy and Coast Guard ships participating in Fleet Week. No promises, but the likelihood is there.
    If I am able to bring guests to shipboard events and tours, my guest list will start with those who attend the Pacific Central Region meeting August 6 and 7.
    Heave Ho,
    Phelps Hobart, President
    Pacific Merchant Marine Council, NLUS
    ----- Original Message -----
    Sent: Wednesday, June 30, 2010 6:53 PM
    Subject: Fw: Please promulgate a "hold the dates" message

    Pacific Central Region Dates:
    Friday, 6 August        USCG Awards Luncheon, Point Welcome Room, Coast Guard Island
    Friday, 6 August        PCR Nominations Committee Meeting, Point Welcome Room, Coast Guard Island
    Friday, 6 August        PCR Welcome Aboard Reception, Location to be determined
    Saturday, 7 August    PCR meeting, Point Welcome Room, Coast Guard Island
    Saturday, 7 August    PCR luncheon, USCGC WAESCHE (WMSL 751)
    ----- Original Message -----
    From: Don Hale
    To: Phelps Hobart
    Sent: Wednesday, June 30, 2010
    Subject: Please promulgate a "hold the dates" message

    Please promulgate a "hold the dates" message with details to follow soon (ASAP) that on Friday, 6 August 2010 we will have our annual USCG Awards Luncheon at the Point Welcome room on GCI followed by PCR Nominations Committee and on Saturday 7 August 2010 we will have the Region Meeting in the same location. 
    Our invited speaker is a local Admiral (not yet confirmed) and we will be hosted for lunch on the USCGC WAESCHE (WMSL 751).  Arrangements as to available lodging, a welcome aboard Friday night and other program items are pending and in progress. 
    Thank you. More soon......
    The following is a review of previous messages pertaining to nominations for the Pacific Central Region
    ----- Original Message -----
    From: Don Hale
    Sent: Tuesday, June 15, 2010
    Subject: Nominations for Region


    Please address any and all who may have an interest in becoming a national director

    My tentative plan is to have a nominating committee on  the weekend of 6 and 7 August at Coast Guard Island.  Details will follow ASAP.

    We are allocated 13 directors for this election cycle.  We MUST have a new REGION President, FOUR Area Presidents and a total of thirteen Directors.

    National President Dan Branch has announced that the long-standing requirement that any National Director must recruit TEN new members will be an enforced policy.

    All members who are interested in becoming a National Director must submit a new and up to date Candidate Profile to me,Donald F. Hale <samhaleceo@...>, or Evan S. Baker <evansbaker@...> to be considered.  This can be sent by USPS mail or electronic e-mail.

    I encourage all to consider stepping up to a leadership role in our League.  Consider that you are committing to attending TWO yearly meetings, one in Washington DC and another at some convention site.  The next one coming up this fall in in Jacksonville FL, and the following year is Chattanooga, TN.

    These required meeting are at the expense of the National Director. Candidates should consider these facts.  Do you have the financial and time availability to fulfill these obligation to the position?

    Please consider all this information, and if it is a fit for you apply for election ASAP.

    Best regards to everyone,

    Don Hale, President
    Pacific Central Region
    Navy League of the United States
    ----- Original Message -----
    From: Don Hale
    Sent: Friday, May 14, 2010
    Subject: Fw: Navy League 2010 Nominations


    Nominationjs are fast upon us.  ALL Presidents of Councils (or an appointed representative from each President unable to participate) are appointed to the Committee, and I invite Chuck Harton as well.

    The process is contained in the attached email from Ms. Hiocks for your review.  I will promulgate details as to date, time and LOCATIO as soon as possible.  I am hopeful we can use a conference call again to save travel and time.  More on that ASAP.  PLEASE, identify your own participation or your appointed representative ASAP because I need to send the list of committee members to national soon. 

    Thank you all for your service to our League.  If you are "termed out" or unwilling to serve again pleas notify me of that.  ANYONE who knows of any member wanting to serve, pleas verify their willingness and provide them a candidate profile (attachment) and notify me.

    Best regards,

    Don, Pres./PCR

    --- On Tue, 4/13/10, Vargas-Hicks, Dianna <dvargas-hicks@...> wrote:

    From: Vargas-Hicks, Dianna dvargas-hicks@...
    Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2010
    Subject: Navy League 2010 Nominations

    *All Area Presidents, Council Presidents and National Directors:
    Please find attached the 2010 Nominating Package for submission of nominations for 2010-2011 Officers and Directors.  The information provided is as follows:
    Memo to Council Presidents, Area Presidents and National Directors – Nominating Committee
    Memo to Region Presidents – Nominating Committee
    Nominating Procedures
    Regional Nominating Committee Requirements
    Background Information on Allocation of National Directors by Region
    Allocation of National Directors by Region
    Tenure of Office
    Nominations Submission Form – Regional Nominating Committee
    Nominations Submission Form – Council Presidents, Area Presidents and National Directors
    Candidate Information Profile
    Membership Report – March 2010 (pdf attachment)
    Procedures for Appointment of National Directors Emeritus
    Please note that the deadline for notifying Headquarters that Regional Nominating Committees have been appointed is June 1, and the deadline for submission of all nominations to Headquarters is August 3.
    If you require a hard copy of this material by regular mail, please let us know and we will be happy to provide one.
    *If you are not currently serving as an Area or Council President, please forward this to the appropriate person.
    Thank you,  
    Dianna Vargas-Hicks
    Manager, Administrative Services
    Navy League of the United States
    Pages 49 - 51
    4. Elections of National Directors, National Officers, and Region and Area Presidents shall be in accordance with the National Bylaws, reviewed in brief below:
    a) National Directors are to be elected at the Annual Meeting of Members by a majority of those voting in person, or by proxy, for one‐year terms or until their successors are elected.
    b) All National Officers are to be elected by the Board of Directors, by a majority vote of those directors in person voting, for one‐year terms or until their successors are elected. The quorum for the election of National Officers is one‐fourth (1/4) of the total number of Directors.
    c) Members of the Steering Committee, Region Presidents, and Area Presidents may not serve concurrently as Council President. Council Presidents may serve as National Directors.

    1. Regional Nominating Procedures As no guidelines exist in the National Bylaws for the establishment of, and procedures for, a Regional Nominating
    Committee, the Executive Committee has approved the following requirements for implementation by Region Presidents:
    2. Requirements for both the Region President and Regional Nominating Committee: These are the national guidelines for the establishment of, and procedures for, a Regional Nominating Committee. The Region President shall do the following:
    (1) Appoint a Regional Nominating Committee Chair who should be an experienced Navy League member, and also appoint other members of the committee. The Region President may not chair or serve as a member of the Regional Nominating Committee.
    (2) Members of the Regional Nominating Committee shall be limited to three consecutive terms.
    (3) Committee membership must, if practicable, consist of the President or his/her designee from at least a majority of the total number of active Councils in the Region. The Area Presidents or his/her designees may also be named; only those present at a called meeting shall be eligible to vote (i.e. no absentee ballots).
    “Presence” at a meeting may be approved at the discretion of the Chair by use of a conference telephone call in order to allow members who cannot attend in person to participate. A quorum for a committee meeting is a majority of the members.
    (4) Processing procedures shall include provisions for candidates for Region President, Area Presidents, and National Directors to be personally interviewed by the committee. Interviews may be conducted by conference call when requested by the nominee and approved by the Chair.
    (5) Send the names, titles and addresses of the Regional Nominating Committee members to the National Nominating Committee Chairperson and to the Area Presidents, Council Presidents and Region Directors, no later than the annual deadline announced by the Chairperson of the National Nominating Committee.
    (6) Substantially comply with the intent of this guideline that the Regional Nominating Committee membership represents a cross‐section of the regional leadership and is geographically balanced.
    (7) The Regional Nominating Committee will compare the number of Navy League members in the Area/Council to the “agic number”(the number of members required for one national directorship) and give this consideration in order to ensure fair national leadership representation.
    (8) No nomination for re‐election as Director shall be made for any person failing to satisfy the requirements of the following provision in the Navy League Bylaws for termination of National Directors for failure to attend national meetings: (Section 5.10) “xcept as otherwise provided for in these Bylaws, any elected National Director who shall, without filing a written statement of good cause to the National President prior to the meeting, fail to attend two (2) consecutive national meetings, is subject to termination of office, upon notice of the fact of this failure having been received by the National President. The National President will make
    the determination as to whether the absence is excused or unexcused, and the National Director will be notified.”
    (9) It will be the duty of the Regional Nominating Committee Chairman to notify any incumbent officer holder in the region who is not being re‐nominated.
    (10) All nominations for offices are considered with the understanding that the nominee has consented to the nomination and will serve if elected.
    (11) Circulate, in a timely manner prior to submission, to the Area Presidents, Council Presidents, and National Directors of that region, the slate of persons that will be sent to the National Nominating Committee. Such circulation shall be accomplished prior to the slate being submitted to the National Nominating Committee and in sufficient time to permit any objections to be forwarded to, and considered by, the Region President.
    (12) Certify, in writing, to the Chairperson of the National Nominating Committee, compliance with the provision of #11.
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