April 17, 2012
Starts promptly at 6:30pm, so please arrive early.
Placement Fair starts at 7:30 pm. Social time will be held concurrently with the Placement Fair.
Mandatory Voting Meeting
As always, voting is mandatory, so if you are unable to attend the meeting, please reach out to the JLS office at firstname.lastname@example.org to get your link to vote online. Online voting will close at noon on Tuesday, April 17th. Please ensure to vote before then, or attend and vote in person, to avoid the $50 fine.
The voters guide can be found at http://www.jrleagueseattle.org/?nd=apr_vg_2012. Please spend a few minutes to review the motions ahead of the meeting so you are informed about the issues we are voting on. Items on the ballot will include our budget for 2012-2013.
Passing motions and the budget for 2012 – 2013 are not the only issues on the agenda that affects the League’s agenda. After the voting meeting, the Membership Wing will be hosting the annual Placement Fair, during which time all incoming and outgoing Chairs and Vice-Chairs of the League’s committees will be available at various booths to answer questions about their committees and help you make decisions about the future of your League career.
The Placement process will begin after the Placement Fair on April 17, 2012. In the meantime, you may view the catalog of available committees on the website at http://www.jrleagueseattle.org/?nd=placement_descriptions_12_13. Once Placement begins you will be asked to select five committee choices and submit via the online Placement Tool.
Key dates for 2012-2013 Placement are as follows:
April 17 Placement Fair – Website enabled after the Active Placement Fair.
May 4 – Deadline to fill out web application.
Mid May – All members who have paid their 2012-2013 dues will be notified of their 2012-2013 placement.
Speaker & Topic: Dee Dickinson – How to use your Junior League Experience to Start a Non-Profit Organization
Date: Wednesday November 2nd
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PST
To Register: Sign into the AJLI website http://www.ajli.org/?nd=webinarwed. You will need your AJLI number to sign in. To find your AJLI member number log in the Junior League of Seattle website to view your profile or call 206-324-0432.
What are Webinar Wednesdays?
Webinar Wednesdays are one of many methods to help Junior League women develop as community and civic leaders. These sessions, typically one-hour in duration, are designed to appeal to every Junior League member, regardless of age or current engagement in her community, as an easy way to increase her knowledge of and interest in community and civic leadership.
Webinar Wednesdays will begin in October 2011 and run through May 2012, and will be offered on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 1pm (Eastern Time Zone). For a list of upcoming Webinar Wednesdays, click on the link above.
It is never too early to start thinking about the future and what you would like to do with your League career. On October 13th, 15th and the 17th at the League Office, Nominating will be holding Leadership Information Sessions for anyone interested in a Leadership position next year. This includes Board of Directors, Management Council, Nominating, Chairs, Vice Chairs, President’s Assistants, and the President Elect position. Information sessions will give you a chance to talk to Nominating Committee members and get a sense of what each position has to offer so that you can determine the best fit for you.
Please visit the Leadership Section on the website for all of the job descriptions and leadership applications. Session times on Thursday the 13th and Monday the 17th are available in the evening and Saturday the 15th in the morning. Each session will last approximately 30 minutes.
Questions? Please contact Jenny Diamond at email@example.com.
Not sure if this is the right year to submit for leadership? Please feel free to schedule a session if you have questions about your League career. Nominating is here to help guide and mentor members through the process.
To schedule your session, please visit the Event Section on the JLS website.