Marilyn Taggi Cisar,
it's time for the annual meeting of the House of Delegates. This
is the one time during the year that all of the society's delegates
have a chance to hear and be heard on the issues facing our organization.
The annual meeting will be called to order at 8:00 AM, on Sunday,
April 18, 2004 at the Hyatt Regency Reunion Center in Dallas, Texas.
Delegate/Alternate sign in will begin at 7:00 AM. Please come early,
get signed in, have a cup of coffee, meet your fellow delegates
and get settled in before the meeting begins!
full representation for your delegation, an elected alternate may
attend in your place. If no elected alternate is available, an appointed
alternate, who is currently an active member of AAPG may attend
in your place. The procedure for selecting alternate delegates is
specified by the Bylaws.
in office, or alternates for Delegates unable to attend meetings
of the House of Delegates may be filled or obtained from among
the candidates not receiving a sufficient number of votes for
election, and in order of the total number of votes received.
In the event alternates for Delegates are not available from the
candidates described above, then the members of a United States
Affiliated Society or an International Region who are Association
members may appoint alternate Delegates for said meeting. The
names of these appointed alternate Delegates must be received
in writing by the Headquarters office of the Association at least
fifteen (15) days prior to the meeting of the House of Delegates
for which they are appointed."
make sure that the list of delegates, including appointed alternates
is submitted to Donna Riggs in the AAPG office in Tulsa, no later
than Friday, April 2, 2004 (15 days prior to the April 18, 2004
meeting). Any appointed alternate whose name is submitted after
that time will require approval by a majority vote of the delegates
during the meeting before he or she can be seated.
of the Credentials Committee look forward to seeing you at the check
in desk in Dallas!