MassRID General meeting and Workshop on Oct 18, 2014 in Framingham

Hello MassRID members!

The next MassRID General meeting will take place on Saturday, October 18th at Advocates in Framingham from 9-4; please attend!

We're voting for new board members, hoping for a quorum, and a great workshop are all happening on October 18.

Elections for Officers will be held during the MassRID General Meeting. 

The positions of President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer are open for nominations.

There are also openings for Regional Representatives for the Northeast & West (co-rep) areas.

In order to be an officer, the candidate must been a MassRID voting member (screened/certified) for a minimum of one year immediately prior to being elected.

The candidate must be a member of National RID and she/he must be a current resident of or work in Massachusetts. 

In order to be a Region Rep, the candidate must have been a MassRID voting member (screened/certified) for a minimum of one year immediately prior to being elected. 

The candidate must be a member of National RID and she/he must be a current resident of the region represented, having lived in the region for at least one year prior.

You may make nominations prior to or during this General Meeting.

Beth Lucey will be presenting the afternoon workshop "Why 2? Justifying the Needs for Deaf-Hearing teams"

Here is a great Vlog from Beth regarding the workshop 

Here are the details for the General meeting:

Fall General meeting

When: Saturday, October 18, 2014 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Where: Advocates Inc, 1881 Worcester Road (Route 9 West), Framingham, MA 01701

Please arrive by 8:30 a.m. to register 

9:00-12:00 Business Meeting

Note about proxys for voting members that cannot attend:

Please assign a proxy to a voting member who will be attending the meeting. 

Members can carry two proxies only and cannot split proxies, (i.e. all votes must be 'Yea' or 'Nay'). To assign proxies, contact the attending member and ask if they're willing to carry your proxy (they don't need to be in your region). You can fax/mail/hand the form (found here on website) with your signature to your proxy holder. Or you can email the proxy holder with your RID # and a statement saying you have assigned them as your proxy for the Fall 2014 General Meeting (your email counts as a legal signature). Copy the membership chair on your email. Proxies can even be assigned via email up to and during the meeting prior to the quorum being counted. Membership is at membership@MassRID.org

12:00-1:00 Pot Luck Lunch - please bring something to share

1:00-4:00 Workshop presented by Beth Lucey "Why 2? Justifying the Needs for Deaf-Hearing teams"

ASL Vlog: https://vimeo.com/105382781

 

Thank you and hope to see you there. Bring a friend!

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