(562)435-2264 | P.O. Box 91206, Long Beach, CA  90809-1206
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Nami Long Beach Official Notification of Upcoming Nominations for 2018 to 2020 Board 
 
Nominations will Start on November 22, 2017, last call for nominations will be on December 27, and official elections will be held on Jan 3, 2018 at the General Meeting.
 
NAMI Long Beach affiliate is proud to announce we're accepting nominations for the following volunteer positions: President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Vice Presidents of Support Groups, Peer Programs, Education Programs, General Meetings, Hotline, Fundraising, FaithNet, Volunteer Coordinator, and Spanish Programs.  We are seeking qualified members to serve a two year term.  A passion to volunteer and promote NAMI LB, as well as knowledge of fundraising, mental health policies and finance are a bonus. Attending a monthly Board meetings will be required. Members must be present to vote and NAMI Long Beach membership dues must be current at the time of nomination and voting!  Please contact: Rick Pulido (Rick@NAMILACCC.org) 310-567-0748, Ken Caldwell (kcnlcc@Charter.net) 562-777-5003, or Ann Williams (LLW43LB@gmail.com) 562-477-6536, for more information & details.   
 
Description of Positions
President: Shall preside at all business meetings of the Board and Organization.  Shall call special meetings as needed, or as may be directed by the Board.  Shall be an ex-officio member of all committees except the Nominating Committee.  Shall approve all official notices or correspondence sent by the Secretary.  Shall give an annual report at the annual meeting in January. Shall call on all the committee chairpersons to give a report at each business meeting.
 
VP Support Groups – In charge of Support Groups for family members.  Reports attendance and developments. Maintains and organizes venues. Mentors trainees.  Participates and votes in Board Meetings,
 
VP Peer Programs – in charge of all Peer Programs.  Connections meeting(s) and Peer to Peer trainings and ETS programs.  Reports attendance and developments.  Maintains and organizes venues.  Mentors trainees. Participates and votes in Board Meetings,
 
VP Education Programs – in charge of Education Programs in English and works with Spanish coordinators.  Reports attendance and developments.  Organizes and maintains venues. Mentors trainees. Participates and votes in Board Meetings,
 
VP General Meetings – in charge of general meeting. Reports attendance and developments.  Organizes and maintains venues. Mentors trainees. Participates and votes in Board Meetings,
  
VP Hotline – in charge of Hotline  phone calls and emails. Reports numbers and developments.  Mentors trainees. Participates and votes in Board Meetings,
              
VP Fundraising – in charge of Fundraising/Walk/Website/Newsletter. Reports numbers and developments.  Mentors trainees. Participates and votes in Board Meetings,
 
VP Faithnet – in charge of NAMI Faithnet (new). Reports attendance and developments.  Organizes and maintains venues.  Mentors trainees. Participates and votes in Board Meetings,
 
VP Volunteer Coordinator – Volunteer Coordinator/Recruiter. Outreach, and membership.  Reports numbers and developments.  Mentors trainees. Participates and votes in Board Meetings,
 
VP Spanish Programs– Spanish Programs leader. Reports attendance and developments.  Organizes and maintains venues.  Mentors trainees. Participates and votes in Board Meetings,
 
Secretary: Shall record minutes of the meetings for the submission at each subsequent meeting.  Shall provide the President with a copy of the minutes of each meeting.  The Secretary shall give notice of all meetings of the members and of the Board of Directors required by the Bylaws to be given.  Shall keep the seal of the corporation in safe custody.  Shall have such other powers and perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors or the Bylaws.
 
Treasurer: Shall receive all funds for the group and deposit them in the name of the group in the bank or savings and loan company designated by the Board.  The Board acting as auditing committee shall audit the Treasurer’s Annual Report in December annually.  Shall record all receipts and expenditures in an official record. Shall make an oral report on funds at each meeting of the Board. A Treasurer pro-tem may be appointed by the Board in the official absence of the Treasurer
 
At the first Board Meeting the VP’s (9) will vote to elect:
                1st VP
                2nd VP
                
Thank you for your consideration, 
NAMI Long Beach Nominating Committee