Community Government

Annual Election of Officers for Friends of Christopher Columbus Park

During the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park, FOCCP, May meeting which will be held on May 9th (6:30 pm, Mariner’s House, 11 North Square), the annual election of FOCCP officers and two Directors-at-Large will take place.  Officer positions include: President, Vice-President, Treasurer and Clerk.  For more specifics on roles and responsibilities of each of these positions, select the following link to view the FOCCP By-Laws.

Members in good standing, who wish to run for election to an Officer or a Director-at-Large position, shall nominate themselves by submitting a nomination statement in writing no later than fourteen (14) days prior to the May meeting at which the election shall be held.  Requests to be nominated shall be no longer than one page and shall include the member’s name and address, and may optionally include a statement by the member in support of his or her candidacy.  These nomination statements are due on April 24th and should be sent to

Nominees are not required to be present at the May FOCCP meeting; however, any nominee present may make a brief (two minute) statement to the members present.  For those nominees not present, the Clerk shall read to the membership the written statement submitted, if any, by the candidate for his or her nomination.