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NEWS FROM THE BOARDROOM

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2013 Governor's Mansion Fundraising Event with Actor Elliot Gould and OFS  Volunteers, Staff, and Board

2013 Governor’s Mansion Fundraising Event with Actor Elliot Gould and OFS Volunteers, Staff, and Board

The Board of Directors has proposed a slate of new board members!  

Below is the slate for this year’s election of Olympia Film Society Board of Directors. This year, four OFS members were nominated for the board. Three of the nominees are seeking another term on the board. You can vote for these nominees by asking for a ballot at the lobby of the theater when showing your membership card or by attending our annual membership meeting September 21, 12:30 p.m. at the Capitol Theater. The board has director vacancies with one-year left on their terms. If you would like to know more about serving on the board, please contact Tim at vicep@olympiafilmsociety.org 

IMPORTANT MEETING DATES COMING UP:

Annual Membership Meeting – Sunday September 21, 2014 12:30pm at the Capitol Theater.  Open to members with valid OFS membership. Materials needed for the meeting are below.

Read:  A Message from the Board regarding the proposed bylaws

Please print your own copy if you are planning to attend.

Bylaws_Proposed (updated 9/14 with additional member input)
Download Current OFS Bylaws
Bylaws Comparison/Proposed Changes
1981_OFSArticlesAmendments
2014 – 2016 Board Director Nominations

Monthly BOARD Meeting - Open to the public and held the 4th Tuesdays of each month at Mixx 96 Radio Station Conference Room located at 119 Washington St NE, Olympia, WA 98501. This room is ADA accessible. BYLAWS UPDATE: The Board at their April 22, 2014 Board Meeting recommended the adoption of the updated OFS Bylaws for approval by the Membership with the following steps for the ultimate approval by the membership:

  • A meeting of the membership to review the proposed bylaws with possible recommendations to the Board.  Being held July 15, 2014.
  • A meeting of the Board to consider modifications from the Membership and the adoption of a final recommendation to the Membership.  July 22, 2014
  • A Special Meeting of the Membership for adoption of the proposed Bylaws.  September 9, 2014 6:00pm.
  • Vote to on new  OFS Bylaws:  Sunday, September 21 12:30pm

CURRENT BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
Dick Meyer - Treasurer
Tim Sweeney - Vice President
Kaylynn What - President
Byron Zarp
Angel Cruz

ORGANIZATIONAL INFORMATION 2014 Monthly Board Meeting Minutes: JanFebMarApril, May, June, July

Archived Board Meeting Minutes: 2013 Board Meeting Minutes2012 Board Meeting Minutes2011 Board Meeting Minutes2010 Board Meeting Minutes

*OFS record are available upon request

Why become a Board member at OFS? It is an exciting time to be a Board member at the Film Society. As owners of the Capitol Theater, we have of variety of important projects and initiatives that touch all aspects of the organization – programming, personnel, community outreach, fundraising and finance. At this important moment in our organizational history we can use your help to build our organizational capacity and tackle these exciting projects. Daily operations at OFS are shared between a talented group of 8 paid staff, and a committed team of nearly 125 volunteers, overseen by a Board of Directors. Not only will you feel great about contributing to the success of OFS, but you will also have the opportunity to join an interesting and creative community of art enthusiasts.

What are the qualifications and expectations? The Board seeks individuals with a background or experience in fundraising, managing budgets, community outreach, human resource management, and/or marketing. For more details about desired skills and leadership duties. The OFS Board of Directors serve two year terms. There are 15 positions available on the Board. Elections are held annually and vacancies between elections can be filled by Board appointment.  Expectations & Commitments

I’m interested, but want to learn more.  What should I do next? A good first step is to visit one of our Board meetings or contact our Board Vice President, Tim Sweeney:  vicep@olympiafilmsociety.org


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