Regional Director Board Position Election Results

Regional Director Board Position Election Results

Regional Director Board Position Election Results

2021 Regional Director Election Results

Thank you so much for participating in this year’s election process for our Regional Director board positions! Only three positions were up for nomination.  The winning candidates for the Atlantic Coast, Gulf Coast, and Pacific Coast Regional Director positions have an effective start date of July 1, 2021, serving a three-year term through June 30, 2024.

  • Atlantic Coast Three-Year: Mr. Charles Shirk Nominated by Ocala Camellia Society
  • Gulf Coast Three-Year: Mr. John Grimm Nominated by Camellia Club of New Orleans
  • Pacific Coast Three-Year: Mrs. Alexis Slafer Nominated by Southern California Camellia Society

Regional Director Position Responsibilities

Elected by Region: Nominated by Local Clubs, Elected by ACS Membership
Term Length: One to Three Years
Responsibilities General: Regional Directors shall actively seek to effectuate all of the missions and purposes of ACS in their regions; and shall be responsible for developing and serving the members in their regions, including organizing conventions which are held in their regions.
Responsibilities Specific:
  • Membership in ACS and in a local club
  • Contagious enthusiasm for ACS and building membership through active marketing
  • Attendance at all meetings of the ACS Board of Directors in person or by conference call (if unable to attend in person)
  • Adequate preparation for all meetings including review of all materials sent in advance
  • Communication (E-mail and Internet capacity on a regular basis and commitment to respond to communications in a timely manner)
  • Willingness to serve on ACS Committees (Serve on one or more committees and take responsibility for completing committee and/or task work in a timely manner)
  • Annual financial donation (Appropriate for one’s own means and paying own expenses for travel to ACS Board meetings, etc.)
  • Fundraising (Willingness to participate in fundraising activities of the ACS, including solicitation of others and identification of prospects)
  • Understanding of nonprofit governance (ability to read budgets, audits and financial reports for both ACS and the ACS Trust; organizational planning, risk management, respect for organizational structure, commitment to ensuring organizational accountability and integrity)