The 2008 IFDS Annual General Meeting is scheduled to be held in November 2008 in Madrid, Spain at the same venue as the ISAF Annual Conference.
During the 2008 IFDS AGM there will be elections for two IFDS Vice-Presidents. The elections will be carried out to fill the vacancies for IFDS Executive Committee Members, Serge Jorgensen and Jan Romme.
In order to be eligible as a candidate for the office of Vice-President, all candidates must be nominated by an IFDS RNA. Please note that only IFDS RNA's in good standing are entitled to nominate candidates. In addition, the nominated candidates will be required to submit further information to the Secretariat by completing the IFDS Executive Committee Nomination Form.
All nominations should be made in writing and the original forms should be received at the IFDS Secretariat no later than 1700 UTC, Friday 3 October 2008. Further information will shortly be circulated to all IFDS RNA's.
In accordance with the IFDS By Laws (By Law IV (a) (iii)), all IFDS RNA's and Committee Chairs may propose motions for consideration at the AGM. A motion may be concerning any issue under the jurisdiction of IFDS. The motion shall state the:
• Current Position
• Rules (if any) Considered to be Affected
• Reason for the Motion
Motions shall be in writing and signed by the authorized representative of the RNA or the Committee Chair Person and received at the IFDS Secretariat by 12:00 UTC, Friday 29 August 2008.