Message From the OCOA Nominating Committee*
During this year’s annual meeting this December, the Osprey Cove Property Owners Association (OCOA) will elect five new board members. Three new Board Members will be elected by property owners to replace the current declarant representatives on the Board and one each will be elected to fill the East and West District Director positions currently held by Bill Traub and George Keramidas. The election is slated for December 5th, 2018 with new members assuming their role on January 1st, 2019.
The nomination materials include a summary of the roles and responsibilities of Board members and a nomination form. Also included for your information is an article on the fiduciary responsibilities of a nonprofit board of directors. Interested candidates can access the nomination materials online by visiting the OCOA website at www.ospreycove.org and email their application to firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates also may choose to submit the materials by mail or in person to the OCOA office. Mail should be sent to: Nominating Committee, OCOA, 123 Osprey Drive, St. Marys, GA 31558. Those submitting written documents are encouraged to deliver them, in person, to the OCOA office to avoid any possible delay with postal service. Again, all documents must be in a sealed envelope and addressed to the Nominating Committee.
Candidates who applied to run in April can feel free to resubmit their original materials. Candidates should indicate on the nomination form whether they intend to run as an At Large, East or West District Director.
The deadline for submission of nomination materials is no later than 4 p.m. Friday, October 12th, 2018.
The Nominating Committee will meet individually with all candidates the week of October 15th. The annual meeting notice, proxy, “designated voter” form and instructions will be mailed to all property owners between October 22nd – 26th, 2018.
The election will take place at the Annual Meeting on Wednesday, December 5th. Actual ballots will be available only at the meeting. Voting will be in person only or by proxy in accordance with the Bylaws. There will be nominations accepted from the floor for the director positions and an option for a write in candidate on the ballots.
* Any and all questions should be directed to the Nominating Committee members, George Keramidas (email@example.com) and Bill Traub (firstname.lastname@example.org) and co-chairs Jim Conner (email@example.com), East District representative and Tanya Glazebrook (firstname.lastname@example.org), West District representative.