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[adf-announce] Volunteer Position Opening: 2018 Election Officer [message #433756] Fri, 12 January 2018 17:52
Crystal Groves
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Registered: May 2014
Hi all,

With the 2018 ADF elections looming on the horizon, we are taking
applications until January 23rd for this years Election Officer.

Please submit your resume and related experience to our ADF ArchDruid at a and the ADF Secretary at

The job description is as follows:


This volunteer position is appointed and supervised by the Mother Grove and
has no financial compensation.

The Election Officer will be responsible for managing and processing the
ADF Election ballot, member votes, election results, and necessary election
announcements. They will also be expected to work with the ADF web team,
ADF Office Manager and ADF Information Manager to monitor any technical
issues or updates required to run a smooth election process.

The Election Officer will appoint a qualified candidate for Deputy Election
Officer to help with the following Election Officer Duties:

Handle organizational functions such as:


Modifying menus and pages on the ADF website associated with the
election as updates are needed.

Entering and updating the status of nominations promptly as they become
available. Monitoring nominations submitted via e-mail, updating
biographies of candidates as they become available, and confirming
candidate waivers.

Post regular reminders to,, and, as well as
members-only social media groups.

Confirm that paper ballots have been queried, printed and mailed to
members who need paper ballots. Additionally entering in paper ballots
manually submitted by the Office Manager

Updating and publishing ballot results in line with the strict election
schedule as written in the ADF Bylaws.

Work with the ADF Information Manager to test and then release the
working ballot to the membership.

Make a call for nominations to submit to the Mother Grove for approval
and then send to the membership at once

Be able to query the “Find Other Members” database in order to confirm
member and candidate information. Confirm eligibility of all candidates
according to the ADF Bylaws.

Election Officer Requirements:


Regular access to internet and e-mail and the ability to regularly
organize the e-mails relating to the election

Familiarity with the ADF Bylaws and the ADF website user interface

Availability from January through April to maintain communication with
the Mother Grove, Candidates, ADF Information Manager, and all associated
people helping with the election.

The EO and Deputy EO meets all requirements as established in the ADF
Bylaws located at


*Reverend Crystal Groves*Secretary of ADF
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Grove Coordinator of Hallowed Ground ProtoGrove, ADF

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Senior Druid Emeritus of CedarLight Grove, ADF

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