Elections

Operating Procedures of the ODSL

A.  NOMINATIONS

By the May meeting of the Board of Directors, the President shall appoint a Nominating Committee  for the purpose of nominating candidates for Office.

1.  NOMINATING COMMITTEE.  The Nominating Committee shall nominate candidate(s) for each office.  After securing the consent of the person(s) nominated, the Committee shall immediately report their nominations to the Board of Directors in writing, but in no case later than the June Board of Directors meeting.

2.  NOTICE OF NOMINATIONS.  The Secretary of the League shall notify all Members of the candidates for office in the call for Annual Meeting.

3.  ADDITIONAL NOMINATIONS. Additional nominations may be made upon written petition of a Member eligible to vote and with the attestation by the nominee of his willingness to serve.  Such petitions shall be submitted to the Secretary one month prior to the Annual General Meeting

B.  ELECTIONS

Elections shall take place each year at the Annual Meeting of the League.  The nominated candidate receiving the greatest number of votes for each office shall be declared elected.  In the absence of any opposing candidates, the entire slate may be elected with one vote.  Voting may, but need not be, by ballot.

C. Length of Term

All elected officials of the league will serve a two year term.  The officers will be elected in alternating years.  President and Treasurer elected in an alternating year with the  Vice President, Secretary, and Registrar. In the event that an officer can not complete their trem, a temporary officer will be appointed by the President to complete their term.  In the event that the President cannot complete their term, a specail election for the office will be held.