Alumni eNewsletter: GUAA releases the slate of candidates for the 2016-2020 board term (Archives)

Eight members of the Election Screening Committee met on April 9 and 10 to select the top two nominees for each board position for the 2016-2020 term, excluding the treasurer and two member-at-large positions, which will be filled by the board.

The GUAA would like to thank the following people for their service on the committee and their analysis of the nominees' experience and qualifications: East Region – Jonah Patrick Meehan, '11, (Mass.) and Poorna Rajagopalan Kushalnagar, ’93, (N.Y); Middle Region – Patrick Robinson, ’91, (Ala.) and Martha Ida Scribner, ’86, (Tex); West Region – Barbara Ann Bernstein, ’75, (Wash.) and Richard Norman Leon, ’74, (Ariz.); and Home Region – David Anthony Martin, ’90, (Md.) and Mark Martin Nagy, ’72, (Md).

The candidates on the ballot are:

President –
Donalda Kay Ammons, ’74 (Fla.)
Andrew J. Lange, ’83 (Fla.)

Vice president –
Michael Russell Finneran, ’72 (Calif.)
Hazel Pauline Bienvenu Wood, '74 (La.)

Secretary –
Linda Hatrak Cundy, '74 (Alberta, Canada)*
Robert Bruce Weinstock, ’77 & G-'81 (Md.)

Board member – Home Region
Brian H. Greenwald, '96 (Md.)
Janet Sue Weinstock, '78 & G-'81 (Md.)

Board member – East Region
Donna Frances Drake, '69 & G-'71 (Fla.)
Louis Jay Schwarz, ’68 (Fla.)*

Board member – Middle Region
Ramesh Shridhar Phadke, '81 (Ill.)
Jose Ovidio Velasquez,'04 (Tex.)

Board member – West Region
Richard Adam Jacobs, '91 (Wash.
Jennifer Marie Kononenko, ’00 & G-'03 (Calif.)*

* Incumbent

Ballots will be open to GUAA Active Lifetime Members in June, both electronically and by paper. If you wish to vote electronically, please e mail the alumni relations office at alumni.relations@gallaudet.edu by May 13 with your preferred e mail address. If we do not hear from you, we will assume you prefer to vote by paper. The announcement of new board members will be made in August. The newly elected board’s term will begin this October after Homecoming.


Posted: 9 May 2016

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