In Baltimore Sister Cities, Inc., (BSC)’s first Board Meeting of 2023, the following items will be submitted for approval by voting members of the board. This board meeting will be at 6:30pm ET on February 15, 2023, immediately following the Annual Membership Meeting. The meeting will be held online via Zoom. The information has been posted on this webpage so that members have a chance to review it before the meeting.
Ballot: sections A and B below will be voted on via an online ballot using the ElectionBuddy platform.
Who can vote in the BSC Board Meetings:
- Board directors that represent sister city committees and other organizations on our board, as defined in our bylaws. These directors are elected in the 2023 Annual Membership Meeting immediately preceding the Board Meeting (see candidates’ names in section C of the Annual Membership Meeting’s ballot topics page).
A. BSC Executive Officers
BSC’s bylaws defined the Board’s Executive Committee as consisting of the President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and the Sister Cities Liaison from the Office of the Mayor.
Positions indicated in bold font with an asterisk (*) are up for election during this board meeting. Some positions have more than one nominee; some have no nominees yet. Positions with no nominees can be voted on later in the year, when a nominee becomes available.
Positions WITHOUT an asterisk are in the middle of their term and therefore NOT up for reelection on February 15, 2023.
|President||Teresa Leslie||2022-02-23 – 2024-02-29|
|Vice President *||2 nominees: |
Nancy Taylor (view resume PDF)
Quishaun Holmes (view resume PDF)
|2023-02-15 – 2025-02-28|
|Secretary *||[ No nominees available ]|
|Acting Secretary||Fontaine Bell||2022-12-07 – 2023-12-31|
|Treasurer||Dan Young||2022-02-23 – 2024-02-29|
B. Alternate Director Representatives
In the Annual Membership Meeting preceding this Board Meeting, the BSC membership votes in the board directors that represent sister city committees and other organizations that are defined in our bylaws (see candidates’ names in section C of the Annual Membership Meeting’s ballot topics page).
During Board Meetings, if a Director may not be able to attend all scheduled Board meetings during his/her tenure, it can request Board approval for an alternate Director to attend, with full voting rights, any future meetings that its Director is unable to attend.
Persons indicated in bold font with an asterisk (*) will be voted on during this board meeting.
|BSC:||Alternate representative for Gbarnga (BGSCC): |
|2022-02-23 – 2023-12-31|
|BSC:||Alternate representative for Luxor-Alexandria (BLASCC):|
Erin Divers *
|2023-02-15 – 2024-02-29|
|BSC:||Alternate representative for Xiamen (BXSCC): |
Xin (Cindy) Wang
|2022-02-23 – 2023-12-31|
C. Other agenda items for voting
Board members will be asked to vote to approve:
- Dec 7, 2022 board meeting minutes (view PDF)
- BSC’s 2022 Year-end Financials report as of Dec 31, 2022:
- January 31, 2023 Financial report:
The Finance Committee members [Dan Young (Chair), Teresa Leslie, Fontaine Bell, and Gislin Dagnelie] were voted in on February 23, 2022 for 2-year terms ending in February 2024, so they are not up for election in February 2023.
This webpage was last updated on 2023-02-13 at 7:20pm ET.