Subud Greater Seattle Annual Meeting January 29, 2017
Attendees: Oswald Norton, Halstein Stralberg, Hadijah and Sherwin O’Bar, Elisha Gullixson, Danella Mauguin , Alexa Wichert, Bakti Watts, Paul Nelson, Hariana Chilstrom, Ramon, Honora, Leandra, and Sophy, Debbie M. Santos, Insiah Caspers, Lorraine and Raphael Tedrow, Jim and Lucinda O’Halloran, Hadiyah Carlyle.
To put a context to the upcoming election of officers, Oswald spoke about the role of the committee and what makes a good chair, vice-chair, and member-at-large.
Nominations and testing for each elected position began.
The helpers asked the following questions:
- Does……have the talent and capacity to do the job for the coming term?
- How is it for the group?
- How is it for……….if she or he serves at this time?
Chair nominations: Honora, Hadiyah Carlyle, Hariana Chilstrom. Hariana withdrew. Honora was unanimously elected after the testing.
Vice-chair nominations: Lucinda O’Halloran, Jim O’Halloran, Hadiyah Carlyle. Hadiyah withdrew. Jim was elected after the testing. There was one opposition and two abstentions; folks didn’t want to lose Jim as a helper.
Ramon will step up as a helper now.
Member-at-large nominations: Bakti Watts, Lorraine Tedrow, Lucinda O’Halloran, Leandra, and Alexa Wichert. Leandra declined. Lorraine was unanimously elected.
Sherwin and Hadiyah agreed to continue in their non-elected positions as Treasurer and Sec’y.
Sophy and Leandra reported on their adventure at the Subud Youth gathering in Indonesia.
Respectfully submitted, Hadiyah Carlyle, Sec’y