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Nominations Are Open for Friends of Christopher Columbus Park Elections

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) nominations for the annual election of officers and directors-at-large are now open.

Members in good standing who wish to run for election as an Officer or a Director-at-Large shall nominate themselves by submitting a nomination statement in writing no later than April 30, 2019, which is 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
  • member’s address
  • may optionally include a statement by the member in support of his or her candidacy

These nomination statements should be sent to

During our monthly meeting on May 14 the annual election of FOCCP officers and two Directors-at-Large will take place. Officer positions include President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Clerk. Details on the roles and responsibilities of each of these positions can be found in the FOCCP By-Laws.

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.