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ICSNC Annual General Assembly & Board of Directors Election - Nov 11, 2018

Dear ICSNC Members, 

The Iranian Cultural Society of North Carolina (ICSNC) Board of Directors (BOD) would like to invite you to the ICSNC Annual Meeting and Election of new members to be held on Sunday, November 11th from 1:30 PM until 4:30 PM.  Location: 9210 Lennox Laurel, Raleigh, NC 27617 (at Club House of Lennox at Brier Creek Subdivision)

Ligh refreshement, Sweets and Tea will be served.


This is your organization and it is important that you attend the meeting. The BOD plans to review what we have done over the last year, look at our financial picture, review goals for the future, elect new board members and appreciate retiring board members. This is an open meeting where you can express your recommendations, concerns and thoughts about the organization.

If you are not able to attend the meeting, you can cast your vote thru absentee ballot form. The name of nominees, election form, instructions and the full agenda of annual meeting will be sent to all the members soon.

 

We expect that 5 new BOD members will be elected in this meeting as below (we have 2 vacancies due to early BOD members’ leave that need to be replaced too):

  1. Three new members to serve for 3 years
  2. One new member to serve for 2 yeas
  3. One new member to serve for 1 year

If you would like to be nominated for this election, please read carefully the updated ICSNC by law (http://www.icsnc.org/node/23) and contact as soon as possible Dr. Hooman Sadri, the chair of the election committee this year, through email (election@ics-nc.org) or phone call (336.713.1493).

If you are not a member of ICSNC (or your membership has been expired), you can still join as a member now, please visit our website (your payment will be for the membership from now until November 2018): http://www.icsnc.org/

Again this is your organization and we want your input.  On behalf of the ICSNC Board of Directors, we would like to thank you for your continued support of Kanoon.

Sincerely,
Mehdi Emamian

President of ICSNC 

Updated Candidates Info and Ballots for ICSNC Annual General Assembly & Board of Directors Election - Nov 11, 2018

Dear ICSNC Members,

The Iranian Cultural Society of North Carolina (ICSNC) Board of Directors (BOD) would like to invite you to the ICSNC Annual Meeting and Election of new members to be held on Sunday, November 11th from 1:30 PM until 4:30 PM. Location: 9210 Lennox Laurel, Raleigh, NC 27617 (at Club House of Lennox at Brier Creek Subdivision).

This is your organization and it is important that you attend the meeting. The BOD plans to review what we have done over the last year, look at our financial picture, review goals for the future, elect new board members and appreciate retiring board members. This is an open meeting where you can express your recommendations, concerns and thoughts about the organization.

Minute of 2017 general assembly meeting (last year) and meeting agenda are attached.

If you are not able to attend the meeting, you can cast your vote thru one of the following options (vote via proxy by filling one of the attached election forms):

1) Send election form by Email to election@ics-nc.org not later than midnight (EST time) Saturday November 10th, 2018 (recommended option).

2) Send election form by another person at the day of election (form requires to be notarized. If one of the family members presents at election, notary is not required for the second member’s vote).

This year the BOD candidates are (their statements are attached):

Unexpired terms (according to article V, section 5 of ICSNC Bylaw), Two new board members to serve for 1 and 2 years:

1) Armita Mohammadia 2)Farazeh Fara Pourshariti

Expired terms, Three new board members to serve for 3 years:

1) Hamed Afshari 2) Maria Ahmadi Thoenen 3) Neshat Bathaee Mirzaei 4) Javad Taheri 5) Kazem Yahyapour

If you are not a member of ICSNC (or your membership has been expired), you can still join as a member now, please visit our website (your payment will be for the membership from now until November 2019): http://www.icsnc.org/

Again this is your organization and we want your input. On behalf of the ICSNC Board of Directors, we would like to thank you for your continued support of Kanoon.

Sincerely,

Mehdi Emamian

President of ICSNC

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2018 ICSNC GA and Board of Directors Election results

The Iranian Cultural Society of NC (ICSNC) Annual Meeting and Election of new board members were held on Sunday, November 11th at 9210 Lennox Laurel Club House, Brier Creek Subdivision, Raleigh NC.

Please join us to congratulate Dr. Javad Taheri, Mr. Kazem Yahyapour, and Ms. Maria Thoenen as new ICSNC board members elected for a three-year term of office.  Also, congratulations to Ms. Farazeh Pourshariati and Dr. Armita Mohammadian as new ICSNC board members elected for the remainder of the unexpired two-year and one-year term vacancies, respectively.   

 

On behalf of ICSNC, we would like to thank outgoing board members, Mr. Mehdi Emamian, Ms. Forooz Salim, and Ms. Neshat Bat-haee Mirzaei for their diligent and hard work in our community as board members of our organization. We wish them all our very best, and hope that they would continue their support of our community as they did in the past several years.

 

The results of the board election for expired and unexpired terms are as follows.

 

Expired Terms – (3) three-year term

  1. Dr. Javad Taheri                         49 votes

  2. Mr. Kazem Yahyapour               38 votes

  3. Ms. Maria Thoenen                   28  votes

  4. Ms. Neshat Bat-haee Mirzaei    19 votes

  5. Mr. Hamed Afshari                    19 votes  

Unexpired Terms -  (1) two-year term, (1) one-year term

  1. Ms. Farazeh Pourshariati             36 votes

  2. Dr. Armita Mohammadian           33 votes

 

Sincere Regards,

Hooman Sadri-Ardekani and Behrooz Mohebbi, 

ICSNC Election Committee 2018

Iranian Cultural Society of NC, appreciates Dr. Sadri-Ardekani & Dr. Mohebbi for their hard work and dedication towards the 2018 ICSNC BOD election.

Date: 
Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 01:30