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2021 Board Election Results

Published on Feb 12, 2021 by Eric Sherman

From top left, elected and appointed Board Members Katie O'Shea, Derek Eder, Sam Evans, Steve Luker, Josh Kalov and Michael Chladek
From top left, elected and appointed Board Members Katie O'Shea, Derek Eder, Sam Evans, Steve Luker, Josh Kalov and Michael Chladek

On Feb 9th, we held our second election for our Board of Directors. We were amazed at the turnout. Of our 41 official Members, 28 attended virtually to cast their votes.

There were four members chosen by Chi Hack Night Members based on popular vote and two appointed by the current Board of Directors with majority Membership approval. All board members serve 2 year terms.

The elected members of the Board are:

  • Michael Chladek
  • Josh Kalov (incumbent)
  • Derek Eder (incumbent)
  • Katie O’Shea (incumbent)

The appointed Board members approved by the Membership are:

  • Sam Evans
  • Steve Luker (incumbent)

General Meeting and election process

Voting took place at our General Meeting, which happens once a year according to our Bylaws. This meeting was for Chi Hack Night Members only. At the meeting we followed this agenda. We also heard from each of the candidates running for elected or appointed seats. You can read their candidate statements here.

The votes were cast by 28 Chi Hack Night Members virtually using a digital ballot. The results were tallied by Chi Hack Night Members Steve Ediger, Eric Sherman, and Alexis Shoemaker.

The final vote tallies are below:

Elected Board of Directors seats (top 4 vote getters are elected)

  • Michael Chladek - 27 votes ☑️
  • Josh Kalov - 27 votes ☑️
  • Katie O’Shea - 28 votes ☑️
  • Derek Eder - 28 votes ☑️

Appointed Board of Directors seats (majority approval)

  • Sam Evans - 28 votes ☑️
  • Steve Luker - 28 votes ☑️

About the author

Eric Sherman

Eric Sherman
2021 Election Commitee Chairperson, Chi Hack Night