SEEKING BOARD CANDIDATES NOW!
Greetings fellow journalists and members of the Orange County Press Club,
O.C. Press Club is now accepting nominations to serve on its board of
directors. Each term is one year, starting in September, and voluntary. You may nominate
yourself, or nominate someone else, as long as that person agrees to be nominated and is a member or WILL be a member of the Press Club come election time.
members are expected to be active, attend meetings and events, and have
a role in planning activities for the 2015-16 year. During the past
year, the O.C. Press Club has organized mixers, panels, an awards gala,
an all-day journalism conference at Chapman University, a volunteer
evening at Second Harvest Food Bank and more. We're a fun group with a
If you'd like to apply (or
nominate someone), please send me a paragraph or two on who you are, why
you'd like to join the O.C. Press Club board, and what ideas you have
to make the club better. Nominations will be accepted now through July
15. Please email nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org.
By July 31, candidate statements will be posted on our website, orangecountypressclub.com, and on our Facebook page. Ballots will go out via email on Aug. 1, and the results will be announced Aug. 15.
board members need to run for re-election. All candidates must be
members of the O.C. Press Club by voting time, with dues paid through
the end of the year. To become a member, scroll down to the bottom of this home page.
Orange County Press Club exists to support, promote and defend quality
journalism in Southern California. We seek to encourage journalists by
providing networking opportunities and by hosting regular events with
topics of interest to a broad spectrum of journalists and others
involved in media.
If you know someone who
might be interested in running for the board or joining the O.C. Press
Club, please forward this email. We'd like to encourage new folks to get
Thanks for your attention, and let me know if you have any questions. Good luck!
All the best,
Richard Chang, vice president