Deb Hurley Brobst, elections chair for the Colorado Professional Chapter of SPJ, is calling for self-nominations for the five positions up for election on the board in 2022: four directors at-large and the secretary.

Board meetings are held monthly. Board members may reside anywhere in Colorado, and must be members in good standing with national SPJ and the Colorado Professional Chapter.

To indicate your willingness to run for a position and to serve on the board, please e-mail Deb at deb.hurley.brobst@gmail.com with your name, the position you are interested in, a photo, a biography of no more than 250 words, and a statement of no more than 200 words explaining why you want to be on the board. Deadline is 5 p.m. Saturday, May 21.

If more than four people indicate their interest in serving on the board of directors or if two or more people indicate their interest in serving as secretary, election information will be e-mailed to all members of Colorado Pro on Tuesday, May 24, and you will have until 5 p.m. May 27 to cast your ballot. If there are no contested elections, I will declare those who have self-nominated to be new members of the board.

If you have any questions about the process, the duties or how you can get involved with Colorado Pro — whether as a board member or as a volunteer — please contat Deb at 303-601-8098 or at deb.hurley.brobst@gmail.com.

Position: Secretary
Term of office:
2 years
Duties: The secretary maintains a log including meeting dates, meeting minutes, pertinent business transacted; maintains an up-to-date roster of all members with notation of their status regarding local and national dues; sends out meeting notices and other communications as directed by the president or as required by the national Society.

Position: Members of the board of directors
Term of office: 2 years
4 positions are open
Duties: The board is responsible for the general direction and planning of chapter activities. Board members are required to attend board meetings and participate in the chapter’s professional development programming.

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