[Siteselection] Error on NASFIC ballot

Glenn Glazer glenn.glazer at gmail.com
Wed Mar 11 08:47:18 PDT 2009


Hi, all.

I'll look into this tonight when I get home from work.

Thanks,

Glenn

Elaine Brennan wrote:
>
> Dear Mike:
>
> On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 8:39 AM, Mike Kennedy <mikek999 at earthlink.net 
> <mailto:mikek999 at earthlink.net>> wrote:
>
>     Please pass this to Glenn Glazer or other appropriate party.
>
>
> I'm copying your email and this reply to the Site Selection team. 
>
>
>
>     There is a significant error on the NASFIC Site Selection ballot
>     -- both the RTF and the PDF -- posted on the web site.  The ballot
>     states:
>
>     "A vote for None of the Above indicates that you are opposed to
>     all of the bids. If None of the Above wins, the WSFS Business
>     Meeting at Anticipation will select the site."
>
>     This is wrong.  As Section 4.8.4 of the WSFS Constitution states:
>
>     "If 'None of the Above' wins, or if no eligible bid files by the
>     deadline, then no NASFiC shall be held and any supporting
>     membership payments collected for the NASFiC site selection shall
>     be refunded by the administering convention without undue delay."
>
>     The "no eligible bid files" clause is of course moot this year,
>     but the rest of that section still applies.
>
>     I intend to vote in the NASFiC Site Selection but would rather do
>     so on a correctly-worded ballot.
>
>
> Thank you so much for alerting us to this problem.
>
> All the best,
>
>
> Elaine
> --
> Elaine M Brennan, Head
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