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Call for Nominations for Alumni E-Board 2014-2015!

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Hey OUTSTANDING HOBY NYE Alumni! Do you love HOBY? Would you like to help set the course for our organization over the next year? Consider nominating yourself for a leadership position on our HOBY New York East Alumni Association’s Executive Board!

To nominate yourself, send an e-mail to with subject line “Nominating Statement” and in the body of the message include your name, school, county, HOBY NYE Area #, desired position on the E-Board, and a brief message explaining your qualifications for the position. This information will be shared to all of our alumni via our website and social media accounts for voting.

All nominating statements must be received by midnight on Sunday, August 24th, 2014. Nominating statements will be shared and voting will occur during the week of the 25th, and all voting will close Friday, August 29th.


Any uncontested nominations will be reviewed by the members of the outgoing E-Board for appointment.

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HOBY NYE Alumni Association Executive Board Position Summaries

President – As President of the Alumni Association you are to keep open lines of communication with all HOBY Alumni and Staff. You are to bring new ideas to the group and help facilitate the work of the Area Clubs in order for them to accomplish their goals. You are to organize and run Alumni Association Meetings. Your primary job is to mentor the Area Club presidents and keep alumni enthusiastic about the activities and events. Must be a second year alum or older.

Vice President – As Vice President you work with the President and all other Alumni Officers to organize projects and events, help the president come up with new ideas, and assist with mentoring the Area Club Presidents. You should be encouraging alumni participation with projects. Must be a first year alum.

Secretary – You are organized. As Secretary you keep minutes from all E-Board Meetings, and after the meetings you should type the minutes and send them to the Alumni Advisor. Keep track of what is going on in each area and help come up with new ideas. You will work closely with the Public Relations officer to develop content for advertising, etc. and with the Alumni Advisor to create Alumni Association reports. All alumni are eligible.

Public Relations – ADVERTISE! Make flyers for events and send them to the Advisor to get them posted on the website. Make sure the website, social media, and any other networking is being used to advertise for events in order for maximum turnout at events. All alumni are eligible.

Area Club President – The main purpose of the Area Club president it to keep alumni in their respective area active. Keep communication lines between yourself and the E-Board open in order to complete projects and get new ideas. You will be the bridge between the E-Board and the alumni from your area, and as such you will be responsible for keeping them informed and involved. Work on completing the 1:1:1 challenge, meaning one social event, one service project, and one CLeW in each area. 1:1:1 should not limit you, but it should guide you. Do service projects and social events. If there is already a CLeW established in your area keep it going! If not, check out the planning guide and try to get one set up in your Area. Once elected it is recommended that you recruit a group of alumni to assist you (perhaps as a mini-board). All alumni are eligible.