Nominations for HOF, MVP, JOY, BoD, & ED
Dana Nichols <workinglabs@...>
Nominations are open for Hall of Fame, Regional MVP, Board of Directors, Executive Director, and our new Judge of the Year award. All nominations close July 31. There is more information available on the NAFA® web page.
Judge of the Year – This award is to recognize a NAFA® judge who shows dedication, knowledge, sportsmanship, and outstanding contribution to the sport. The award may be given to one judge in each racing year. To be eligible, the judge must be a current NAFA® judge at the approved level or higher. The judge must be in good standing with NAFA® and must have been a judge for at least five years at the time of nomination. A nomination may be made by any person in good standing with NAFA®. Each nominee may only be nominated by one person in each election. The Board of Directors will narrow the list of nominees to no more than five (5) finalists to submit to a delegate vote. Nominations shall be no more than 200 words, citing the contribution and outstanding qualities that make the candidate deserving of the award. Candidates cannot have previously won the award in the past five years. Nominations should be submitted via the NAFA® webpage or sent to the NAFA® mailing address.
Online submission forms are available at: http://www.flyball.org/joy.html
For more details, see the minutes of the January 15, 2010 Board meeting under the Judges Committee section.
Hall of Fame –Submit a brief resume of two hundred (200) words or less to include the dog's name, CRN, breed, clubs raced with, and the reasons he or she deserves consideration. Each year all candidates will be judged by NAFA®'s Board of Directors in order of merit. A list of no more than five (5) finalists will be selected and put to a delegate vote. Each nominee may only be nominated by one person in each election. A dog must have raced in NAFA® sanctioned events for a minimum of four (4) years;
Online submission forms are available at: http://www.flyball.org/stats_clyde2.html
For more details, see Section 8.5 Clyde Moore Memorial Hall of Fame (page 40 of current rulebook).
Regional MVP -- Nominations must come from a club in the candidate’s region using form C.7 or equivalent information. Nominations shall be no more than 200 words, citing the contribution and outstanding qualities that make the candidate deserving of the award. Candidates cannot have previously won the award. To be eligible, the dog must have earned NAFA® points in that region during the current given racing year. Each nominee may only be nominated by one person in each election.
Online submission forms are available at: http://www.flyball.org/stats_regionalMVP2.html
For more details, see Section 8.6 Regional MVP Award (page 41 of the current rulebook).
Board of Directors & Executive Director – Each year three board member positions are up for election. Once every three years (including this year), the Executive Director position is also up for election. Directors shall meet the following eligibility requirements: (i) be an individual who subscribes to the purposes and goals of the Corporation, (ii) receive no compensation or honoraria from the Corporation for their Board duties except reimbursement for reasonable expenses as set forth in corporate policies and procedures, (iii) not related to nor living with another director, (iv) shall be in compliance with the NAFA® Conflict of Interest Policy stated in Chapter 9 of the Corporate Policies and Procedures, and (v) shall be in good standing with the corporation. Good standing shall be defined as current in all financial obligations to the corporation and not currently under any disciplinary action (probation, suspension, etc.).
There are no online submission forms for these nominations because there are no word limitations as there are for HOF, MVP & JOY. More information, including where to send nominations, is available at: http://www.flyball.org/nafa_elections.html
For more details, see Article IV, Board of Directors (page 44 of the current rulebook) and description of duties of the Executive Director, Article VI, Section 4 of the Corporate Bylaws (page 51 of the current rulebook).
Dana Nichols, Secretary
North American Flyball Association, Inc.®