The Committee shall (1) solicit from the Council membership names of candidates for vacancies on the Board of Trustees; (2) determine the constituency which the nominees represent in accordance with Article V, Section 4, of the Long Island Library Resources Council Constitution; (3) confirm the willingness of the nominees to serve if elected by having the nominee return the Nomination Acceptance Form; and (4) recommend candidates particularly where there are no qualified nominees from the membership.
At the meeting of the Board two months prior to the Election, the committee shall offer the slate of candidates for trustee positions. At the conclusion of the meeting, nominations for trustee positions shall be declared “closed.” The election of trustees shall be by mail ballot which will be mailed to the membership at least one month prior to the Annual membership Meeting. Each institutional member of the Council shall have one vote for each vacancy. Candidates receiving a plurality of the votes cast will be elected.
The Nominating Committee shall tally votes cast and returned by a date established for the election of trustees. Results of the election will be announced at the Annual Membership Meeting.
The Nominating Committee shall select a slate of candidates from the Board membership for President, Vice-President, Treasurer and Secretary. Elections for these officers will occur at the December meeting of the Board. Candidates receiving a majority of the votes cast will be elected. Each Board member will have one vote for each office in these elections."