August 1, 2016

Dear CDBA Members and Supporters:

The California Dragon Boat Association (CDBA) is seeking individuals to serve on the Board of Directors effective January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2018. A term is 2 years and renewable for up to 3 terms (6 years).

The Nominations Committee is seeking persons who will provide leadership for the organization. The CDBA Board is also a “working board” which requires a commitment to volunteer at CDBA events and programs.

Board Member responsibilities may include:

- Policy and Decision Making
- Fiscal Responsibility
- Sponsorship Development
- Fund/Grant Development
- Membership Development
- Publicity and Marketing
- Race Operations
- Operations of Equipment Inventory
- Youth Activity Development

If you are interested, please complete the Nomination Application, or if you identify a person who would be an asset to serve on the Board, submit the person’s email and/or phone number and the Nomination Committee will directly contact the person.

The CDBA is actively seeking persons who have a background in finance and legal, prior experience serving on non-profit board of directors, and/or experience working with community groups.

The nominations process is set forth by the CDBA By-laws, 2013. It is a four step process, the first two steps are described below. The third step is a meet and greet with the Nomination Committee who is responsible to present a nomination slate to the Board of Directors. The final step is the CDBA Board votes for new directors.

Part 1: Nomination of Candidates
Nominations of interested parties can be submitted by anyone. A CDBA member may also nominate him/herself. If you nominate yourself, you can simply move on to Part 2 and submit your application. If you make a nomination, the CDBA Nominations Committee will contact the persons to find out if they accept the nomination and ask them to fill out the application.

Nominate a Candidate

Part 2:  Application
In addition to being nominated, prospective Board members must submit an application.

Candidate Application

Deadline: Applications must be submitted by September 30, 2016, 8:00pm

Thank you for your interest. If you have any questions, please contact Mabel Jung and Jessica Li, Co-Chairs of the Nominations Committee, at

Mabel Jung and Jessica Li
Co-Chairs, Nominations Committee