Annual Board of Directors Election

The SVTC’s Board of Directors is divided into two groups, called classes, for governance purposes. Each year, the term of one of the classes expires. To prepare, the council (the members) holds elections in the spring of each year so that a new class of directors is elected and can be appointed by the board of directors before the end of the term on June 30th.

The spring 2019 Board of Directors election will concern class I of directors. The SVTC manages the nomination and election process via its Governance and Organization Committee, and all members, who are members in good standing on May 15, 2019, will be invited to vote. The term for the to-be-elected class I of directors will begin on July 1 and is 2 years long. 

A summary of the process:

  • The SVTC Organization & Governance Committee will receive suggestions for a new class I of directors through April 15, 2019. The list of candidates will then be evaluated, and later approved, by the Executive Committee and then the Board of Directors. Make a Class I SVTC board director suggestion (for yourself, or others), or send your suggestion to Greg St. Ours at gstours@wawlaw.com.
  • Eligible SVTC members will be invited to vote using a special link that will be sent by email. Each member, whether individual or corporate, receives one vote per membership.
  • The list of class I candidates and their biographies will be posted below on May 15.
  • On May 23, 2019 we will hold our Annual Meeting (combined with a luncheon, open to all), and any SVTC member who did not vote electronically will have the opportunity to vote in person.

Listing of the full board of directors, and executive committee, 2018-19 (by class) (pdf)

Do you know someone who might be interested in actively contributing to the vibrant Valley tech community in a meaningful and high-level way? Tell us more so we can connect with that person and consider him/her in spring of 2019 as a candidate.

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