Please join The ARK in celebrating our 46th year of service to the Chicagoland Jewish community at our Annual Meeting of Members:
Monday, June 26, 2017 at 6:30 P.M.
6450 N. California Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645
For the Board year 2017-2018, a total of nine seats are to be filled. Of these, five community representatives are to be elected at the Annual Meeting; four AFTA (Association for Torah Advancement) representatives are to be elected.
This announcement serves as official notice to members of The ARK of the individuals selected by the Nominating Committee to serve on the Board of Directors. The Nominating Committee, chaired by David Silverman, is composed of Wendy Fox, Glenn Garfinkel, Will Lennon, Dr. Allan Malmed, Linda Ring-Ash and Yitzchok Wengrow.
Jessica Altman (1 yr.)
Steven Blonder (3 yrs.)
Michael Goldberg (1 yr.)
Steven Handmaker (3 yrs.)
Linda Schiffman (3 yrs.)
Shlomo Golber (1 yr.)
Miriam Weinberger (1 yr.)
Samuel Weldler (1 yr.)
Yitzchok Wengrow (3 yrs.)
Additional community representatives may be added to the ballot. Any member may present additional nominees by submitting a petition, signed by at least twenty-five members, to the Secretary, c/o The ARK, 6450 N. California Ave., Chicago, IL 60645, at least fourteen days before the Annual Meeting.
Criteria for membership include either a donation of at least $50.00 or volunteer service on three separate occasions during the past year. Any nominee must also be a member in good standing. Other than those positions filled by AFTA, all nominees shall be candidates for Board vacancies.
Anyone wishing to submit additional nominees as outlined above should also submit a brief biographical sketch of the nominee. A statement of the nominee’s willingness to serve on the Board should be appended to the petition.
Any seat not filled via election at the Annual Meeting may later be filled by the Board for a 1-yr. term.
NOTE: Any organization which has contributed $50.00 or more is entitled to send one representative to participate in the election.