The nomination period for LDE-DC chapter officers and directors for 2018-19 is now open until Monday, April 11. You can find full descriptions of these jobs and the nomination form at www.lesdamesdc.org in the Member Resources Section and under the LDE-DE Board Minutes/Election Documents tab. The login password is ldedc2014, all lower case.
Please nominate Dames who possess leadership qualities to represent our membership and who will work to achieve our chapter's goals in the coming year. Remember, you may nominate any chapter member in good standing or you may nominate yourself. Please consider who will best serve the organization and submit your nomination(s) to committee chair Katherine Newell Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure that the Dame you nominate agrees to participate as an active member of the board.
Each Officer is elected for a one (1) year term and is eligible for re-election to a second consecutive term. Exception is the treasurer who may serve total of four (4) consecutive terms. Each term period follows the fiscal year. Directors are elected for two years. After two (2) consecutive terms, an Officer is ineligible for reelection to the same office for a period of one (1) year, but she may be nominated and elected to a different position as either an Officer or Director. No member may serve on the board, as an officer or director, for more than seven (7) consecutive years.
The LDE-DC BOD positions are: president, first vice president (membership), second vice president (education and community outreach), second vice president (development), recording secretary, communications (corresponding) secretary and finance. Database and web-savvy individuals are needed for the communications secretary and finance positions. In addition, two (2) director positions are open.
2018-19 Board Nominating Committee
Chair: Katherine Newell Smith. Committee members: Eileen Dykes, Drew Faulkner, Sara Ducey, Golnaz Feiz
Les Dames d'Escoffier DC
LDEI is the premier organization of influential professional women who are committed to the advancement of education and philanthropy in food, beverage and hospitality for the good of the global community.