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TO: PEOPLES COLLEGE OF LAW COMMUNITY

FROM: PCL ELECTION COMMITTEE
DATE: APRIL 5, 2018

Community Board Election – May 31, 2018

(A) Eligibility
(1) Serving on the Board
(2) Voting
(B) Deadlines
(1) Nominations
(2) Candidate Statements;
(C) Voting
(1) In Person
(2) By Mail
(D) Other Procedures

GREETINGS:
You have all previously received notice that PCL will hold its annual election for all fifteen (15)
Community Board seats on May 31, 2018.

**********NOTE the following IMPORTANT DEADLINES**********
 NOMINATIONS FOR BOARD MEMBERS DUE: April 1 through 6:30 p.m. April 30, 2018
 CANDIDATE STATEMENTS DUE: 6:30 p.m. May 7, 2018
 POSTING OF CANDIDATE STATEMENTS AT PCL: May 7, 2018-May 31, 2018
 BALLOTS MAILED TO ELIGIBLE VOTERS: May 16, 2018
 ELECTION MAY 31, 2018

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A. WHO MAY SERVE ON THE COMMUNITY BOARD

The Community Board has six (6) student members and – nine (9) non-student members.

1. Student Members -- six (6) seats.

a. Student Members. Student Members are “registered” students “in good standing
pursuant to the rules of the Corporation” (see, By-Laws of Peoples College of Law, ratified May 22, 2017
(“By-Laws”) §4.11(a)).

b. Student Members may be nominated only by other Student Members. (By-Laws § 8.2)

2. Community Members—nine (9) seats.

a. Community Members. Community members are “persons other than Student Members,
including Alumni Members, Faculty Members and [other] persons in the community” who have
“demonstrated commitment to the goals and purposes of PCL (i.e., progressive social change advocates).”
(emphasis supplied). (See, By-Laws § 8.2).

b. Community Members must be nominated by a Member of the Corporation (see below). 1

B. WHO MAY VOTE

1. For Student Nominees: Students (By-Laws § 6.1)

1 Note, some previous election notices may have misstated the necessary qualifications for membership on the
Community Board for non-student members.
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ELECTION 2 By-Law Section 4. 2. Alumni Members. Hector Sanchez and Christine Siegel) has determined to accept nominations in the following ways: By mail: PEOPLES COLLEGE OF LAW Attn. 5. 2018. 3.m. 3.1 above to ensure receipt by 6:30 p. Faculty Members. 2018. during the “term of Community Board service” a Community Board Member “shall be a Member of the Corporation. The following are considered Members of the Corporation: 1. Secretary of the Corporation. All candidate nominations shall include current contact information for the candidate. California 90057 By fax: (213) 483-2981 Attn. 2018. F. No nomination without this information will be considered. (By-Laws Section 3.3(a). CANDIDATE STATEMENTS 1. and 6. and will also be e-mailed to all Members of the Corporation. phone number and e-mail address. Student Members.com 2. All Candidate Statements will be posted at PCL from 7:00 p. Ex-Officio Officer Members. on May 7.m. Thus. HOW TO NOMINATE AN INDIVIDUAL FOR THE COMMUNITY BOARD (All Members. May 7.2) a. Election Committee 660 So.net. i. and will also be available at PCL for in-person voting on May 31. April 30. 2018 Per By-Law § 9. BALLOTS AND NOTICE OF ELECTION MAILED TO ALL PCL COMMUNITY MEMBERS: May 16. fax or e-mail.6(c). no later than 7:30 p. 2018. C. 5. E. Candidate Statements must be submitted to the Election Committee by mail.m.2(c). Current employees of the Corporation.e. Candidates will be notified by e-mail of their nominations. D. 4. ballots will be mailed to all voting members on May 16. 2. by e-mail at magdamadrigal@earthlink. For Community Member Nominees: Members of the Corporation (By-Laws § 6. Student and Non-Student) 1. Los Angeles. Election Committee By e-mail: mailto:2018pclelectioncommittee@gmail.m. referred to elsewhere herein as “candidate statement(s)”) 4. as specified in Section C. Community Board Members.5) 2 If you believe there are other individuals who are Members of the Corporation (and thus have voting rights) who are not addressees of this e-mail. All candidates must submit a “statement regarding who they are and why they want to serve on the PCL community board” which is no more than one-half of an 8-1/2 inch by 11 inch document (By- Laws § 9.14 provides that.. The Committee will work with the Secretary to check the nominees against the PCL Secretary’s membership list to ensure eligibility for the Board as per By-Law § 9. Bonnie Brae St.” 2 2 . please immediately notify Magda Madrigal. April 30. No nomination received after 6:30 p. full name. The Election Committee (John Cromshow. voting must be by “secret ballot either by mail or in person at the Corporation”. 2018 through May 31. street address. 3. 2. 2018. 2018 will be considered.

m. Thank you for participating in this important election. Voting by Mail: Completed ballots may be mailed to PCL. 2018. Election Committee John Cromshow. but must be received at PCL by May 31. Voting in Person: Ballots will be available at PCL between 2:00 – 6:00 p. Siegel 3 3 . In Peace and Solidarity. Additional instructions for voting by mail may be provided when ballots are mailed to the Members. Chair Hector Sanchez Christine H.1. 2018. 2. May 31.