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It’s my pleasure to announce that we are opening the call for nominations for the Greater Southwest Black Chamber of Commerce (GSWBCC) Board of Directors. GSWBCC is seeking strategic, experienced and committed members to join the Board of Directors. As an ideal Board Director, you must be a member in good standing or become a member, and possess some, or all, of the following key competencies which are essential to the role:

¨ Strong business acumen and forward thinking

¨ Thinks and acts strategically

¨ Experience with government regulation

¨ Financial literacy

¨ Knowledge and understanding of emerging markets and industry trends

The GSWBCC recognizes and embraces the benefits of diversity in Board members. If you have the time and the passion to support the Chamber as a Director, I sincerely encourage you to seek a nomination. As well, if you know of someone who you think would be a great addition to the Board, please nominate them. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed being a part of this team and would encourage you to take this opportunity and help steward the Chamber through 2021-2022!

Best regards,

Linda S Gray

President, GSWBCC Board of Directors

READY TO SERVE?     Nomination Application

Board nomination process begins. Nominate yourself or a fellow  member by   filling out
the nomination form.

Deadline for nominations Friday, November 10, 2020, 6:00 p.m. 

Deadline for nominations to be submitted (no exceptions). Please submit completed forms via email to nominations@gswbcc.com.           Incomplete applications will not be viewed.

Mandatory candidate briefing Thursday, November 12, 2020, 6:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m.

Mandatory candidate briefing, will include an introduction to the GSWBCC Board structure and process, overview of the role of Director at the organization and opportunity for candidates to ask questions. At the end of this meeting, candidates will be asked to sign a letter of commitment indicating they understand the role and can fulfill their obligations to serve.

Monday, November 16, 2020 

Successful and unsuccessful candidates are called and advised of the results.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 

Names, pictures and bios of all candidates who have signed the letters of commitment and who were elected to serve will be posted online.

Thursday, November 19, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
All elected candidates membership must be in good standing at this time. Slate of candidates, as voted by the board members, officially sworn in and presented to membership.

Tuesday, December 8, 2019 | 6:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Mandatory meeting to review the details of 2021 Strategic Plan

Tuesday, December 15, 2019  | 6:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Annual General Meeting

Nominations will only be recognized through online submissions




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