2019 Board of Directors Election
Election time for the Board of Directors is almost upon us. This year, there will be 3 open seats. If you are interested in running for the Board of Directors, you must present your written request, bearing the original signature, to the RRA Office no later than Tuesday, February 26th at 1pm. Qualifications for becoming and maintaining a Director are found in Article VIII, Section 2 of the By-Laws.
SECTION 2. The qualifications for becoming and remaining a Director of the Association are as follows:
(a) A Director must be at least 21 years of age and a United States citizen;
(b) Each Director shall be an Active Member of the Association or an officer or director of the corporation, limited liability company, or other business or legal entity which is an Active Member of the Association;
(c) Any Active Member may become a candidate for the Board of Directors by presenting to the Association a written request to be placed on the ballot, which request must be delivered to the Board of Directors or its designee at least sixty days before the annual meeting of the Active Members and bear the original signature of the member requesting to be placed on the ballot;
(d) Only one person from each household (which is hereby defined to include all persons who share the same residence) shall be eligible to serve as a Director;
(e) No member who has been convicted of a felony as defined by the laws of Ohio shall be eligible to serve as a Director;
(f) The Active Member must have attended at least three regular meetings of the Board of Directors within the last twelve months; and
(g) The Active Member must complete a questionnaire and execute such form as are prescribed the Board of Directors agreeing and promising: (i) to act in the best interests of the Association at all times; (ii) not to knowingly make, cause, or permit to be made any false statement about the Association or its directors, officers, employees or agents; (iii) not to knowingly make, cause, or permit to be made any statement that is likely to be injurious to the reputation or goodwill of the Association; and (iv) not to disclose or permit to be disclosed confidential information, including matters discussed in executive session, personnel matters, contracts under negotiation, and all communications with legal counsel. It shall be cause for disqualification or removal should any candidate or Director be found to have provided false information or to be in violation of any of the foregoing.