In accordance with the Forum’s By-Laws, the annual Governing Committee election process begins with the appointment of a Nominating Committee by the Forum Chair. The committee, which is headed by the Immediate Past Chair, is responsible for recommending candidates to fill open positions on the Governing Committee.
Joseph J. Fittante, Jr., Chair of the Forum, is pleased to announce the appointment of the following members to the 2012 Nominating Committee:
Ronald K. Gardner, Chair
Dady & Gardner P.A.
Dennis E. Wieczorek
Gray Plant Mooty
Eisner Kahan & Gorry PC
Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation
This year's Nominating Committee will recommend candidates for the Chair of the Forum, and four Member-at-Large positions on the Governing Committee, all beginning August 2013, when Joe Fittante, as Chair, and Mike Joblove, Leslie Curran, Michael K. Lindsey and Diane Green-Kelly, as Governing Committee members, complete their terms.
An election to fill these positions will take place at the Forum's Annual Business Meeting, which will be held in conjunction with the 35th Annual Forum on Franchising. This meeting will take place on Thursday or Friday, October 4th or 5th, 2012, in Los Angeles, California. Forum members wishing to recommend candidates to fill these positions should convey their comments to Ron Gardner no later than May 15, 2012. Ron’s email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.