Sunday, July 28, 2019

Vote for Me in CalChess Board of Directors Election 2019

CalChess will be holding its annual general meeting in connection with the State Championship.
Besides general agenda items, elections will take place for 4 seats: 2 of them will be re-election, and 2 will be filling vacant positions.

We are calling all players or parents who are passionate about chess and the future of chess in Northern California. We need fresh, new and enthusiastic board members, who are ready to volunteer their time in order to improve the chess scene, bring new ideas to the table, and help execute them!

Read the bylaws here:

Northern California State Affiliate - CalChess
General meeting & Elections for the Board of Directors

Date: Saturday, August 30th, 2019
Meeting time: 6PM
Location: Ballroom K in the Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054

You may read the announcement here.

If you are current member of CalChess and over 14 years of old, you are eligible for giving a vote. You have to make sure your membership didn't expire before August 30th 2018. You can check the membership list below. To give the vote you have to be physically present in that location that day.

If you are interested to run for the election yourself as one of the candidates, you will need to send an email to Dr. Judit Sztaray, Secretary of CalChess: You should go through the updated CalChess ByLaws. And of course you have to ask the voters to vote for you.

I will be running for one of the 4 positions. I am a long time bay area resident, a chess parent and a USCF Candidate Master. If elected as a board member for CalChess, I will work along with other members to improve the presence of CalChess across Northern California both offline and online. This will include timely communication of CalChess activities via e-newsletter, facebook page, LinkedIn and twitter feed for CalChess. I will also work to attract Corporate Sponsorship from various Sillicon Valley software companies.
  • Improving the CalChess Web Site
  • Write article in CalChess Journal
  • Chess Event Coverage
  • Improve CalChess Social Web Presence
  • Attracting Corporate World Into Chess
Last year I lost the election by couple of votes but hope to make it this time with your support.  Please vote for me in this CalChess Board of Directors Election 2019 as well as tell your friends to vote in my favor.