I. 2019 PEN America Election
January 17, 2019
Dear PEN America Member,
I am pleased to share with you a slate of candidates eligible for election or reelection to our Board of Trustees in 2019. This slate has been offered by the Nominating and Governance Committee with the approval of the full Board of Trustees of PEN America.
This slate mailing is being delivered to PEN America Professional Members via email for review. On February 11, 2019, we will follow up with an electronic ballot.*
In this mailing, you will find the following:
I. Cover Letter
II. Procedure for Elections
III. Slate of Candidates Offered
IV. Biographies of Candidates
V. Submission of an Alternate Slate
VI. Roster of Current Trustees
To be eligible to vote, a Professional Member must be in good standing, which is defined in Article III of PEN America’s bylaws as having paid dues within the previous 12 months. The record date by which dues must have been renewed in order to participate in the upcoming election will be February 8, 2019.
The election results will be announced at the 2019 Annual General Meeting of the Members of PEN America, which will be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Information on the location and time will be forthcoming.
If you have any questions about the slate or ballot mailings, or if you would like to request a paper version, please contact Manyan Lai, PEN America’s Membership and National Outreach assistant, at (917)-790-1996, or [email protected].
Director of Membership
*Those members without an email address on record will receive these files by mail.