Thursday, November 8, 2007

Candidates Wanted for Northern Indiana Districts

The Indiana Genealogical Society is now accepting nominations for candidates for its District Director positions for the Northwest, North Central, and Northeast districts. The election will be held in April 2008.
  • The Northwest District consists of: Benton, Jasper, Lake, La Porte, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, Starke, Tippecanoe, Warren and White counties.
  • The North Central District consists of: Carroll, Cass, Elkhart, Fulton, Howard, Kosciusko, Marshall, Miami, St. Joseph and Wabash counties.
  • The Northeast District consists of: Adams, Allen, Blackford, Dekalb, Grant, Huntington, Jay, Lagrange, Noble, Steuben, Wells and Whitley counties.
District Directors must be members of IGS in good standing, a resident of the district they represent, and attend quarterly board meetings. It is a 3-year term. They act as a liaison for the individuals and organizations in their district (including any Indiana County Genealogists), communicating with them in person (by attending meetings, workshops, etc.) and/or through mail/e-mail/phone, providing information about IGS activities and also seeking information from them about their meetings, publications, ongoing projects, etc. Mileage to and from board meetings is subject to reimbursement at the IRS-approved rate of $0.14 per mile.

Nominations should be given by January 15, 2008 to the Nomination & Election committee chair:

Jinsie Bingham
104 Bloomington St.
Greencastle, IN 46135-1731
Phone (765) 653-3565

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