Board of Directors Election will take place at the meeting on Tuesday April 27, 2021!!!
If you are interested in running for a position on the Board of Directors of Peoples Animal Welfare Society (P.A.W.S.) of Tinley Park, see the eligibility requirements listed below.
Eligibility for election to the Board of Directors:
- To be eligible for the officer positions of President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, Secretary, or Treasurer, an individual must have served at least one term on the Board previously. The positions of 1st Vice President, Treasurer and Directors (6 openings) are available for 2021.
- Any member wishing to be considered as a candidate for Director must be at least 21 years of age, an active shelter worker (those who are actively involved with the care and feeding of the animals and are regularly scheduled to work at the shelter at least twice a month), worked as a volunteer at the shelter for a year, and a paid member of PAWS 60 days prior to the April 27, 2021 meeting.
- Members who wish to be considered as a candidate for the Board shall submit their name and resume of 175 words or less to the Election Committee before or at the March 30, 2021 meeting either in writing or by email.If nominated from the floor at said meeting, name and resume must be submitted by April 6, 2021 before 4:00 p.m. either in writing or by email. All submittals shall state whether the individual is seeking specific board officer position (1st Vice President or Treasurer) or one of the six (6) director positions.
Please be aware that with changes to the bylaws, the positions of 1st Vice President and Treasurer will be a two-year term. Director positions (6 possible) remain a one-year term.
If you have any questions, please contact a member of the election committee.