Voting in the 2015 election for Secretary, Treasurer, and At-large Board Member ended in mid-December. Thanks to Nancy Lowry’s careful tallying, the results showed that you re-elected Amy Clark for Treasurer. Louise Bowling Manilla was elected as Secretary and Elizabeth Knapp won the At-Large Member seat. Joe Irby was re-appointed as Development Chair.

   This year the positions of President and At-Large Member are up for election and the position of Facilities Chair is up for reappointment. A nominating committee will be created in June, and nominations will be accepted by mail, phone, or email anytime through September. In September and October the committee will develop the proposed slate of nominees to be approved by the board of directors and the ballots will be mailed by November to all qualified voters. Those who contributed money or in-kind contributions during 2015 or 2015 are eligible to vote and will receive ballots with short candidate biographies. We hope to encourage more people this year to use our electronic voting option, but will continue to offer traditional paper ballots.

   As Vice President, Chris Chamberlin chairs the nominating committee and is coordinating the election this year. If you are interested in serving on the nominating committee, or are willing to consider serving in one of the open positions, please contact Chris (see contact information below). Watch the Foundation website for announcements about elections throughout the summer.

Chris Chamberlin, 150 Olton Pl., Charlottesville, Va 22902; 434.426.5550;