湘雅海外校友会新会长选举通知

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Dear XYOAA alumni,

Dr. Wei Chao's three-year term as the president of XYOAA will be completed at the end of 2014. Based on the Bylaws (see the attached article), the the next president will be elected before January 1, 2015 and will serve a two-year term (2015-2016).
 
According to the XYOAA Bylaws that has been recently passed by the Board of Trustees, the process of electing a new president is as follows:
 
1. Nomination: any alumnus can nominate him/herself or fellow alumni. Please send your nomination as well as the candidate's 1) CV and 2) Personal Statement (the vision and work plan for the next two years as XYOAA president) to the Nominating Committee (see below) before December 6th.
 
2. Selection of Candidates: Judging candidates' merits and willingness to serve, the Nominating Committee selects 2-3 candidates from ALL nominees and then presents their candidacy to the entire Board of Trustees (see below) for vote.
 
3. Vote by The Board of Trustees: The Nominating Committee will present the selected candidates to the Board. The Board will discuss, debate, and make the final vote to elect the new president. The next president will serve a 2-year term starting January 1, 2015 (2015-2016).
 
A few notes about the Board of Trustees and Nominating Committee:
 
The Board of Trustees: Total 17 active and 2 honorary members are in the current Board. Please see the list in the web link: http://www.xyoaa.org/about-us
 
The nominating Committee: it is formed based on the Bylaws.
Five members are formed in the Committee: 
 
Shaohua Hu (Chair) (Georgia)
Bo Wang (Texas)
Larry Wang (California)
Alvin Zhang (Maryland)
Wei Chao (Massachusetts).
 
Timeline of the Election:
 
1. December 6: All nomination should be submitted to the Nominating Committee (xyoaa2002@gmail.com)
 
2. December 20: The nominating committee will present the candidates to the Board for final vote.

Thank you so much for your attention and active participation for our new president election.

XYOAA