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Call for Nominations for 2018 DBA Board of Directors

Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Nicole Barlass, director of member relations
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Dear DBA Member:

I'm pleased to announce the DBA Nominating Committee is seeking DBA members qualified and interested in joining the DBA Board of Directors of the 2018 program year. Members are encouraged to participate in the DBA Board of Directors by nominating either themselves or other individuals to positions that will be available at the end of fiscal year 2017. Further information on positions available, nomination requirements and the process is provided below.

Positions Available

The positions that will be available at the end of fiscal year 2017 are listed below:

Two (2) Producer Directors - 3 year term

  • Incumbent Tom Crave will seek re-election
  • Incumbent Paul Fetzer will seek re-election 

One (1) Corporate Director - 3 year term

  • Incumbent Jennifer Keuning will not seek re-election 

Nomination Requirements

  1. Nominees must be members in good standing of DBA.
  2. Each nomination must attach a DBA Board Interest Form stating:
  • Nominee's name
  • Position to be nominated for
  • Nominee's willingness to serve in the position for the term of that office (and until his or her successor has been duly elected) and devote 5-10 hours/month to DBA (depending on position) related matters.
  • Brief statement by the candidate highlighting both the candidate's qualifications for the position and the reasons for running. 

Nomination forms must be submitted no later than Friday, December 8, 2017

to our Executive Director, Tim Trotter at or 2763 Manitowoc Rd Ste B, Green Bay, WI 54311.

Nomination Process

All nominations received by DBA will be reviewed by the Nominating Committee and the Committee will submit the list of candidates to the DBA membership for consideration. Profiles of each candidate will be prepared and provided to the membership for review prior to the election. The slate of nominees will be formally submitted to the membership during the DBA board election to be held at the DBA Annual Meeting on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 1:30 PM at the Monona Terrace in Madison. At that time, other nominations can be offered from the floor and the election will commence in accordance with the DBA by-laws.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please do not hesitate to contact Tim Trotter at or at 920-883-0020 or a member of the nominating committee including:


Cindy Leitner, Chair       

Jennifer Keuning-Industry

Greg Steele- Industry    

Lloyd Holterman -Producer

Jerry Meissner- Producer

Thank you for your consideration and continued support in DBA. 

Best regards,

Cindy Leitner

2017 Nominating Committee Chair

Click here for the 2018 DBA election letter

Click here for nominee criteria

Click here for the nominee statement form or here for the editable PDF. 

For editable form, you must save the file to open editable fields.  

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