Election 2023

Albany Telugu Association Election for the year 2023

Dear Members of Albany Telugu Association (ATA), 

The Election Committee (EC) has invited nominations for all the open positions in Board and any Amendments to the Bylaws.

The following candidates have been unanimously elected for the positions mentioned below. 

 Board Results for the year 2023 

 PRESIDENT :          

                    Sridhar Kothagundla

Board of Directors (BODs) : 

Sravanthi Kancha

                    Kanaka Prasad Byraju

              Shivarama Raju Ganapathiraju

              Santhipriya Sompalle

Board of Advisors (BOAs) : 

                    Sridhar Arvapally

Jagath K Ganneboina

Jayaprasad Narra

 Amendments: 

                    None 

The election process has been completed. Congratulations to all the elected Board members.

With the declaration of election results, the ATA Election Committee has been dissolved.

Regards,

ATA Election Committee 2022

Naga Kalapala

Suman Reddy Nerallapali

Renuka Rajkumar

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Dear Albany Telugu Association Members,

Ref: Albany Telugu Association(ATA) Election Notification for the term starting Jan 1st, 2023.

The newly formed Election Committee is charged with the task of soliciting nominations & conducting elections for ATA and also soliciting amendments to [http://www.albanytelugu.org/images/by-laws_continue.pdf] for the term starting Jan 1st, 2023. Please see the notification document below which describes the open positions and other details, Nomination form is also attached along with summary and election committee contacts below. 

  – All positions are open as the term for elected office bearers is one year. There are 6 BODs, 5 BOAs, and one President.

  – Only self-nominations are allowed. If you are interested, send in your name. If you want somebody else to run, convince them to send in their name.

  – Filled and signed nomination forms should be sent to ataelectioncommittee@gmail.com 

  – If you believe that ATA by-laws can be improved, please propose an amendment. In your proposal, describe what issue the proposed amendment resolves and how it does so. Please send amendments to ataelectioncommittee@gmail.com along with description and comments, so we can post it to the online spreadsheet.

  – Family membership entitles two votes – one for the member and the other for the member’s spouse. However, the electronic (online) voting process employed by ATA Election Committee requires a unique email id for each voter. 

  – You can find links to ATA by-laws, amendments, 2022 Voters List, Nominations form, Elections details on http://albanytelugu.org/index.php/en/ata-elections/ata-elections-2023

Important Dates:

Election notification date: 10/08/2022

Nomination and Amendments filing start date: 10/08/2022

Nomination and Amendments due date 10/22/2022

Nomination and Amendments withdrawal due date 10/29/2022

Slate of candidates and Amendments: 10/30/2022

Election Date: 11/19/2022 (Backup date: 12/03/2022)

Election Notification: 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Ol_8_6gTU3HCMQr2tm-0N6pIi3kYZ8nn/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=101933312801303702784&rtpof=true&sd=true

Nomination Form:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/13laM_exwAYI1VHqVNlhbKhuffEBryQX6/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=101933312801303702784&rtpof=true&

List of nominations and proposed amendments as of now: 

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1NvNRgvFfMSykVYH3lOXEA58P4VOgFnRi/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=101933312801303702784&rtpof=true&sd=true

List of Eligible Voters: 

Life Members: http://www.albanytelugu.org/index.php/en/members/lifemembers & Annual Members: http://www.albanytelugu.org/index.php/en/members/annualmembers2022

Enclosures:

1) ATA Election Notification for term 2023

2) ATA Election Nomination Form for term 2023

Please send us an email to ‘ataelectioncommittee@gmail.com‘ if you have any questions or concerns.  

Sincerely,

Election Committee 

Naga Kalapala

Renuka Rajkumar

Suman Reddy Nerallapali