The Board of Directors of the National Association of Wabash Men encourages Wabash alumni to vote in elections for Alumni Trustee on the Board of Trustees and for the Board of Directors for the NAWM. Ballots containing biographies of the eight candidates have been mailed to all alumni, and elections close April 26.
New this year, alumni have the option of voting for NAWM Board of Directors online here. Due to Indiana law, voting for Alumni Trustee must still be by mail-in ballot.
Wabash College Board of Trustees Alumni Representative
The three alumni presented in this ballot have been selected as candidates to serve on the Wabash College Board of Trustees by the Board of Directors of The National Association of Wabash Men. You are privileged to vote for one of the candidates on the slate, or you may write in the name of any qualified alumnus whose name does not appear here. (A qualified alumnus is any man who attended Wabash for at least one year.)
The man who receives the greatest number of votes will be elected and serve on the Board for a four-year term, 2011-2015. (One trustee is elected by alumni in odd-numbered years and two in even-numbered years. Six of the 35 members of the Board of Trustees are elected by alumni.) This year's candidates are Trey Holland '71, David Moore '78, and Jeff Perkins '89.
In recommending candidates, the Board of Directors has in mind the following qualifications desirable for a Wabash College trustee:
√ He supports the mission, core values, history, and traditions of Wabash College, and has a vivid sense of owning the College and making it strong for the next generation;
√ He professionally is a high achiever who shares time, talent, and treasure to the benefit of the College;
√ His interest in education should be genuine and deep-rooted;
√ He identifies and helps recruit young men to attend the College, participates in admissions and advancement events, and when possible provides career development opportunities for students;
√ He places Wabash College at or near the top of his philanthropic endeavors, including participation in the Annual Fund; and
√ Participates in campus events, visits classes, and actively engages in informal discussions with students, faculty, and staff.
Your ballot will be canvassed on the fourth Tuesday in April, and the result will be reported within three days to the secretary of the Board of Trustees. Ballots must be received by mail on or before April 26, 2011 for consideration.
Board of Directors of the National Association of Wabash Men
The five alumni presented in this ballot have been selected as candidates to serve on the Board of Directors of The National Association of Wabash Men. The three men elected will serve for three years: 2011-2014. They have been selected on the basis of their age, geographical location, and career background. Each has a strong interest in Wabash College. The candidates are Eric "Rick" Cavanaugh '76
, Scott Smalstig '88
, Kenyata Brame '92
, Scott Benedict '98
, and Pat East '00
. Meet the candidates and cast your vote here
The Board of Directors meets three times each year. Its major areas of consideration are: Alumni Involvement, Recruiting, and Career Services.
Please consider these men—or write in the names of other qualified alumni—to represent you on the Board of Directors.
Thank you for taking the time to vote. Your ballot must be signed and received at Wabash College on or before April 26, 2011 or vote online by April 26, 2011.
Photo above: NAWM President Mark Dewart '74 (left) and President Pat White (right) present Ross Zumwalt '65 with the Clarence A. Jackson Career Service Award at Alumni Awards Chapel during Homecoming Weekend 2010.