SLUCC Board Elections 2012

SLUCC NEEDS YOU! We currently have two open positions on the SLUCC board (one is board appointed and one is community appointed) and we would welcome your energy and talent!  All members of the SLU community that would like to be an active part of the future of our neighborhood are encouraged to apply.   Board members participate in monthly meetings and committees to carry out the SLUCC mission to:

•  conduct or support activities exclusively for the benefit of or to carry out the purposes of the South Lake Union neighborhood plan;

•  serve as the combined voice of stakeholders of South Lake Union on public policy issues, development issues;

• act as a communication and educational vehicle to the neighborhood; and

• promote community involvement in decisions, guidance, and neighborhood improvement projects.

 Does this sound like you?  Then apply and join us!

 About the SLUCC Board Elections

Date/Location:  Elections will be held at the Annual Meeting held this year on June 4, 2012 from 4-6pm at Morningside Academy located at 201 Westlake Ave N.  The deadline for application for a board position is due June 1, 2012.

Board Member Responsibilities:  Responsibilities of a Board Member include attendance at monthly meetings which are held the first Tuesday of each month from 4-6PM and a commitment to the full three-year term. Additional opportunities for community engagement are available through committee participation and community outreach.

Candidate Eligibility:  Candidates must be South Lake Union community stakeholders.  Stakeholders are specifically defined as residents, business and property owners (or their representatives), or employees within the South Lake Union neighborhood boundaries.

Board Election Process:   Candidates interested in a SLUCC Board position need to submit a Letter of Interest and CLEARLY STATE WHETHER YOU’RE INTERESTED IN A BOARD-APPOINTED POSITION, A COMMUNITY-ELECTED POSITION, OR BOTH.

The Letter of Interest should outline the candidate’s motivation for becoming SLUCC Board Member, background in South Lake Union, and the strengths brought to the Board.  Letter s of Interest should be limited to 200 words or less, and will appear on the SLUCC website and during the Annual board meeting.

Letters of Interest can be submitted by mail or electronically  (please clearly state on the envelope, or email header “SLUCC BOARD ELECTIONS”)   to:

 Dawn Oliver,

Morningside Academy

201 Westlake Ave N

Seattle, WA 98109