SGS Board of Directors
The Seattle Genealogical Society Board of Directors consists of four Officers (President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer) and seven Directors (Education, Library, Membership, Operations, Publications, Technology, Volunteers) a Past President and a Seattle Public Library Liaison (non-voting).
Board Roles and Responsibilities
Board members take an active role in managing the affairs of the society by participating in monthly board meetings and overseeing the programs specific to their position.
Board meetings are currently held on the second Monday of each month. Each Board member takes an active role in managing the affairs of the Society by attending and actively participating in Board meetings and managing the programs specific to their position.
Board Elections and the Nominating Comittee
Each year prospective board members are nominated at the March membership meeting and elected during April to serve for the following membership year. Board members may serve up to three consecutive one-year terms in the same position.
The Nominating Committee, is elected annually at the same time as the SGS Board and present a slate of well-qualified candidates to fill all Board and Nominating Committee positions. The SGS Bylaws require at least ten qualified candidates be placed on the ballot for the five committee positions. Members of the Nominating Committee can only serve for one year (no consecutive terms permitted).
Are you interested in joining the Board of Directors or serving on the Nominating Committee? If so, please email the director of volunteers firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your help in keeping SGS a strong and vibrant organization.