ISELIN, NJ (TIP): Asian Indian Chamber of Commerce is all set to have the Elections of its New Board for the term 2015 to 2017 on Wednesday, April 22nd 2015 at Clarion Inn, 999 Route 1 South, North Brunswick , NJ.
In a statement issued to the media, AICC founder and director Anil Bansal said, “All Members who wish to participate in the Elections either by voting or by standing for the elections must become a Chamber Member immediately either by renewing their membership or by becoming a New Member. You can call the Chamber’s Office for assistance in renewing or becoming a new member.
“I look forward to every Member’s participation in this election process by assisting us to elect a strong and qualified Board who are resourceful and come from diverse industry sectors.”
Mr. Bansal stated, “The Chair of The Election Committee Mr. Bharat Ruparel (Life Member) will be assisted by 4 other committee members to assist the entire Election process 2015. The Nomination Committee will review the preliminary nominations sent by you and evaluate each candidate based on their experiences and how they could contribute to the Chamber and help it to grow. The Committee will then select a pool of 20 candidates from the nominations that are submitted to proceed to the General Elections.
“Only those individuals who are Chamber Members in good standing with the Chamber will qualify to complete the attached Nomination Form which must be received by the Chamber Office no later than April 15th 2015. Any non-member or a member who is not in good standing will not be eligible to submit a Nomination form. So in order to nominate candidates please do renew your membership or become a member soon.
“The Chamber Board will ultimately consist of 15 members.
- The member should be willing to attend at least 70% of all Board Meetings, which are to be held on every first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Chamber Office (or as determined by the new board). If a member fails to attend three consecutive Board Meetings without a valid reason, the President along with the other Board members retains the right to remove the said member from the Board and nominate a New member in his/her place. The removal shall be done by majority vote of the Board, only with proper quorum being present.
- The member should be able and willing to attend at least 70% of all Network Nites to be held on every fourth Wednesday of each month at the Clarion Inn, 999 Route 1 South, North Brunswick, NJ.
- The member agrees to bring at least one sponsor for the Network Nite during his/her two year term or may choose to sponsor it himself/herself.
- The member must be willing and able to keep all Board Meetings confidential and must refrain from discussing Board Meetings with any third parties outside the Board.
Please fill out the Nomination Form and make sure you sign it and mail it to the Chamber office at 402 Main Street, Suite 214, Metuchen, NJ-08840, so as to ensure, the Chamber receives the same, no later than April 15th 2015. Each Nomination form, once received, will be forwarded to the Election Committee. They will review the Nominations to ensure that all members who have sent in their nomination forms and all the members who are being nominated are in good standing as indicated above. Any forms submitted by a member who is not in good standing or a Nomination form is forwarded without the signature of the member who is submitting the form will be disqualified. In addition, any person being nominated, who is not a member in good standing will be disqualified from consideration to serve on the board.
“We are encouraging all Chamber Members and supporters to submit nominations with the best and most qualified nominees. However, after the nominations are received, Only Chamber Members will be allowed to participate in the Voting process on Election Day which will be held on Wednesday, April 22nd , 2015 at 7.30 PM at the Clarion Inn , North Brunswick, NJ (Same day of Chamber monthly Network Nite)
“We look forward to a great future for the Chamber and I urge all of you to co-operate and support the Chamber. YOUR SUPPORT & COMMITMENT WILL ADD IMMENSE VALUE TO THE CHAMBER. PLEASE REMEMBER OUR STRENGTH IS WITH YOUR STRENGTH.
“Should you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact the Chamber Office at 732 777 4666 or visiting our website at www.aicc.net.”