Wanted! Candidates for 2015 Board of Directors Positions
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Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 American Coal Council Board of Directors. Nominations and Applications must be submitted to the ACC office as follows using these forms (click on a link to download the application or nomination form):

1)     Nomination Form” – for use if you wish to nominate a candidate other than yourself to the Board - due by 5:00 pm Eastern Time, Wednesday, October 15, 2014

2)     Application for Election” – for self-nomination to the Board - due by 5:00 pm Eastern Time, Wednesday, October 22, 2014 

The completed forms should be emailed to bmonseu@americancoalcouncil.org or faxed to (410) 987-2769.

The following Board positions are open:

  • Coal Consumers
    • Two 3-year terms, each expiring year-end 2017
  • Transportation
    • One 3-year term, expiring year-end 2017
  • Energy Trader
    • One 3-year term, expiring year-end 2017
  • Coal Support Services
    • One 2-year term, expiring year-end 2016
    • Two 3-year terms, expiring year-end 2017 

Board Directors will be elected via written ballot due in to the ACC office no later than 5:00 pm Eastern Time, December 2, 2014.

The ACC’s 2015 Board of Directors will begin serving their term on January 1, 2015.

The 2014 Board of Directors has established the above-noted terms of service to effect an efficient rotation of Board members, provide for Board openings in membership categories each year, and ensure a Board composition that includes both new and experienced Board members.  Board members are charged with overseeing the property, affairs, finances, activities and strategic direction of the ACC. The Board meets three to four times a year, with anticipated 2015 meetings in January (date and location TBD), two meetings scheduled to coincide with the ACC’s Spring Coal Forum (March 2015-Clearwater Beach, FL) and Coal Market Strategies Conference (August 2015-Location TBD), and in October/November 2015 (via conference call).

If you are interested in serving or recommending a candidate to serve, please contact Betsy Monseu for the appropriate application form at (202) 756-4540 or bmonseu@americancoalcouncil.org