2022 Board

  • Benjamin Banks, President
  • Laura Murphy, Treasurer 
  • Shannon Ryan, Public Media 
  • Dean Afendras, Secretary 
  • Nikki Klarmann, At-large Board Member 

*Dates denote year term of office expires. Terms of office commence on July 1 of each year and end on June 30 of the third succeeding year.

PAK By-Laws:  Section VI.  Officers and Board of Directors

A.    The corporation will have three (3) officers:

1.      President. The President will, with the consent of the Board of Directors, serve as the corporation’s representative in all business, appoint committees as deemed necessary, and preside over meetings.

2.      Secretary.  The Secretary will organize (in consultation with the President) agendas for all meetings, announce the meetings to the membership, and maintain minutes of all meetings.

3.       Treasurer. The Treasurer will maintain the membership list, collect dues, maintain financial records, and disburse corporation funds.  With the assistance of the members of the Finance Committee, the Treasurer will apply for financial aid (e.g., private sector donations, grants) to further the causes of the corporation.

B.     The corporation Board of Directors will include the three officers listed above and two additional members, elected at-large by the membership.  The Board of Directors is responsible for the operation of the corporation.

C.          The President, Secretary, Treasurer and two additional Board members will serve staggered three-year terms, and may not serve more than two consecutive terms.

D.    The terms of office served by Officers and Directors will commence on July 1 of each year and end on June 30 of the third succeeding year.

E.        Officers of the corporation and other members of the Board will be selected by the membership voting upon a mail ballot provided to all voting members within thirty (30) days of the Annual Meeting.  The President will appoint a nominating committee at least ninety (90) days prior to the meeting.  The nominating committee will report to the membership at the meeting.  Nominations will be accepted from the floor during the meeting.  Elected officers and directors will be those nominees who receive the greatest number of votes on written ballots received from the voting members.  Board vacancies prior to the regular date for taking office will be filled at the discretion of the Board.

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