Notification of Election 2017-2019

23-Apr-2017

Dear Members,

The Biennial Elections for Kerala Hindus of North America for the term of 2017-2019 will be held during the ninth (9th) KHNA Convention in Detroit. The venue details for the Elections are:
Date: July 3rd, 2017.
Time: 09:00 AM EST.
Location : KHNA Detroit Convention 2017, Edwards Village Hotel, Detroit, Michigan (600 Town Center Dr., Dearborn, MI 48126).

All the KHNA members wishing to contest the election are requested to forward their nominations to Election Office (KHNA, PO Box 642, Latham, NY 12110) received by May 20th, 2017. Anyone wishing to withdraw their nomination may do so on or before June 20, 2017 in writing. Nominations should be enclosed in a sealed envelope and marked as "NOMINATION".

A nomination form is attached herewith. Please answer all questions (fill out all blanks) and mail it to the below address. Incomplete nominations shall be rejected.

The positions open for nominations are:
1. 8 (eight) Members of the Board of Trustees
2. 1 (one) President
3. 1 (one) Vice President
4. 1 (one) Secretary
5. 1 (one) JT. Secretary
6. 1 (one) Treasurer
7. 1 (one) JT. Treasurer
8. 13 (thirteen) Members of the Executive Committee.
9. 1 Youth Member (candidate should be between 18 to 26 years of age).

General qualifications:

(Board of Trustees)
1. All candidates must be a regular member of KHNA (must be registered for 2017 convention).
2. Must be a member of an existing Hindu Organization in North America.
3. Only regular members who have served as a member of the board of trustees or Board of Directors of KHNA for at least one term shall be eligible to become a member of Board of Trustees.
4. Any one who served as Board of Trustee for four consecutive years is not qualified.

(Board of Directors)
5. All candidates must be a regular member of KHNA (must be registered for 2017 convention).
6. President, Secretary and the Treasurer of the KHNA shall be elected from the same region of the city, which has been approved, as the venue for the upcoming convention of KHNA.
7. The candidate for The President shall not hold a similar title or position in any other Indian organizations.
8. Must be a member of an existing Hindu Organization in North America.
9. People now holding the office of President, Vice President, Secretary, Jt. Secretary, Treasurer and Jt. Treasurer are not eligible to contest for the same post in this election.

Sincerely
Shibu Divakaran
Chairman and Election Commissioner 2017

Mailing Address:
KHNA
P O Box 642
Latham, NY 12110

Kerala Hindus of North America Inc.

Nomination form for Election 2017

Candidate Information:
Position for which nomination is submitted: …………………………………………………………………
Name: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Must be a regular member of KHNA (must be registered for 2017 KHNA convention)

Residential address of the Candidate (No Post Box please) ………………………………………………………………………
…………………………………………………………………………………….……………………………………………

Telephone Numbers: Home ………………………………………………………………………………
Mobile …………………………………………………………………………………
Email Address ……………………………………………………………………..
Name and address of the Parent Organization ……………………………………………………………………………….
Current Official Position if any:…………………………………………………………………………………………..
Signature of the Candidate:………………………………….. Date: ……………………………………………
I promise that I shall discharge my duties at the best of my ability and in the interest of KHNA and Hindu community as a whole.

Nominated by:
Name ……………………………………………………………………………
Must be a regular member of KHNA (Must be registered for 2017 KHNA convention)

Address:…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Telephone Numbers: Home ………………………………………………………………………………
Mobile …………………………………………………………………………………
Email Address ……………………………………………………………………..

I truly believe that the above candidate nominated by me is willing, able and qualified to hold the specified position in KHNA. I further state that all information provided herein is true to the best of my knowledge.

Signature:…………………………………………. Date:…………………………

LAST DATE TO RECEIVE THE APPLICATION MAY 20, 2017

Election Notification KHNA 2017 Election Notification KHNA 2017 (486 KB)

KHNA 2017 Candidate List:

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