Calling all Cascade Bicycle Club members! Do you know where your ballot is? The next election for board of directors is taking place on March 22. With a contested election, your vote will make a difference.
Read the candidate statements
Candidates were given 500 words to write a statement about running for the board. Statements are all online for your reading pleasure:
- Kevin Carrabine
- Candy Castellanos has withdrawn from this round with plans to run for a position in Oct. 2011
- George Durham
- Larry Jacobson
- Emily Moran
- Bill Ptacek
- Chanel Reynolds
- Charles Ruthford
- Jerry Scott
- Ron Sher
- Michael Snyder
- Don Volta
- Tom von Schrader
- Daniel Weise
- Tarrell Wright
Still have questions?
Email the candidates as a group or individually
You have two options for emailing the candidates. Send a message via the All Candidates email. Note that message sent to this email address will be forwarded to all candidates.
If you have a question for an indvidual candidate, individual email addresses are noted on the statement pages.
Meet candidates in-person
We held a meet-and-greet at the Seattle Bicycle Expo last weekend. Your next opportunity to meet candidates at the Candidate Forum.
Tuesday, March 22, 6:30 – 9 p.m.
The Brig (Building 406)
6344 NE 74th St, Seattle
Discuss with other members, friends, neighbors, that person next to you in the bike lane
The Cascade forums are a good place to ask questions, read opinions and share ideas. Forums are free and open to anyone, not just members. If you haven’t set up a message board account, you can do so here. You’ll be emailed a password, after which you can login and join the conversations. Joined a while ago, but forgot your password? Visit this page to have your login info sent automatically.
Cast your ballot
Members in good standing may cast ballots any time by March 22. If you mail your ballot, it must be post-marked by March 22. Ballots should be mailed with correct postage to 7400 Sand Point Way NE, Suite101S, Seattle, WA 98115.
You may also deliver it in-person to the Cascade office, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. We are located at 7400 Sand Point Way in Magnuson Park. Ballots will be collected at the Candidate Forum on March 22.
In keeping with Club Bylaws, the board election will be “certified” on or before Thursday, March 31. The newly elected board members will be seated shortly thereafter. An announcement of the certification will be made on the home page of the Club’s web site with a link to election results. Results will also be announced in other Club communications, including here on the blog.
Now get to it! Go forth, educate yourself and VOTE.