Nominations for HVBA Officers

Send your nominations to Lynn Lipton

It’s Nomination Time for the Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association 

This is your time to get involved in the HVBA by nominating the people you think would best represent your bluegrass interests and would best carry out the duties of the officers.

  • Elections for the positions of President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer of the HVBA are held at a general meeting in November every two years. 
  • Elected officers serve a term of two years beginning December 1 and ending November 30.
  • There will be no election for at-large members of the board.
  • The length of time at-large members serve is at their pleasure.

Who is eligible for nomination and who can nominate?

  • Candidates for elected positions must be paid members of the HVBA.
  • Nominations and voting are open to all dues paying members in good standing.
  • Any member of a dues paying, “Household,” will be eligible to hold office, make a nomination and to vote.

How do I nominate someone?

  • Nominations are to be made by e-mail or in writing to a non-elected member of the HVBA Board of Directors chosen by the board prior to the nominating process.
  • The last day for receiving nominations will be September  31.
  • A list of candidates and profiles will then be published in an October issue of the e-mail newsletter.

What are the duties of the officers?
The President shall preside at all meetings, appoint all committees unless otherwise stated in these by-laws, and can make statements and speak on behalf of the organization. 

Vice President:
The Vice-President shall assist the President and have such other duties as directed by the President. In the absence of the President, he shall assume the duties of the principle office.  

The Secretary shall keep all minutes and records of the HVBA and the Board of Directors. The Secretary shall file and keep all documents, record reports, and communications connected with the HVBA, conduct all correspondence, record all votes and resolutions, and send out all minutes to the Board of Directors.

The Treasurer shall collect and hold in the name of the HVBA all monies belonging to the HVBA. The Treasurer shall sign all checks for the HVBA (together with one officer who shall not be related to the Treasurer). The Treasurer shall pay all bills which have been approved by the Board of Directors . The Treasurer shall deposit all HVBA sums in any bank designated by the Board of Directors. The Treasurer is custodian of all HVBA moneys and is responsible for same.

NOMINATE HERE (this will be an email link at the top of the page and at the bottom)

Our current officers are:
David Angell, President
Peter Conklin, Vice-President
Chris Scheu, Secretary
Marc Berman, Treasurer

Send your nominations to Lynn Lipton


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