Dear Garden Club Presidents:
Attached is the 2017 Convention Delegate Form.
This form will also be available in the Spring Issue of the Garden Forum.
The names of elected Delegates and Alternates shall be sent by the Club President to Mailed to: Nancy Howe, 23730 St. Hwy P, La Grange, MO 63448 or emailed: firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than fifteen (15) days prior to the Annual State Convention. April 15, 2017 is that date.
The Voting Body at the Annual Convention shall consist of the registered delegates and the Board of Directors. No delegate shall represent more than one club nor cast more than one vote. If a member of the Board of Directors is also acting as a club delegate, the member shall be entitled to only one vote.
Club Membership of 8 to 50 may register 2 Delegates & 2 Alternate Delegates
Club Membership of 51 to 100 may register 3 Delegates & 3 Alternate Delegates.
Delegates to the Annual Convention must report to the Credentials Committee in person and sign for their credentials prior to being seated at the Business Meeting.
When a Delegate is absent, the first Alternate listed shall inform the Convention Credentials Chairman of the substitution and sign in to receive the appropriate credentials.
All of the above information may be found in the Garden Club Manual (Revised 2016) pages 36-37.
Please send in your club's delegate form, so your club's vote may count.
"Caring for Our Beautiful Missouri"
FGCM Corresponding Secretary