Contact: Shane Tyree
Title: BCA membership manager
Phone: 303.243.5070 x23
Email address: shane@bca-pool.com

Billiard Congress of America 2018 Call of Nominations
Superior, Colo. - March 28, 2018 - The Billiard Congress of America (BCA) announces a call for nominations for Board of Directors seats for the 2018-2019 Board year.  The 2018 Nominating Committee  is currently accepting nominations for a total of three (3) available board seats.  All three (3) seats are for Category 1 (Manufacturer/Distributor).

BCA members can nominate themselves or a colleague for these positions. Candidates for the board seats must be current members of the BCA, designated as the representative for the member company and qualify in the appropriate member category.  The following are the open positions available on the BCA Board:
  • Manufacturer/Distributor Seats - Candidates must qualify as a manufacturer or distributor to apply for the Manufacturer/Distributor Seats.  This means the organization the candidate represents is a licensed business entity with its principle business in the manufacture or wholesale distribution of billiard equipment or accessories.  

(The two candidates that receive the most votes will receive three-year terms, and the candidate that receives the third most votes will receive a two-year term.)  

 

The process the committee will use in making these appointments is as follows:

  
In order to select the best candidates, the decision will be based on the needs of the organization and the information provided by potential candidates. Each nominee will be provided a Candidate Data Form that is designed to allow candidates to tell the committee why they are the best candidate for the position at this time.  All candidates are required to complete all five sections of this candidate data form.
 
The Candidate Data Form is comprised of sections that ask specific questions about the candidates:      
  • BCA Member Status
  • Billiard Industry Volunteer Experience
  • Professional Job Experience and Responsibilities
  • Potential Contributions to the BCA and Committee Interest
  • Vision for BCA
  • Consent to Run and Serve by Member Entity
  • Indication of Willingness to Follow BCA Policies and Procedures
The nominating committee will review the forms, follow up with phone interviews if necessary and propose a slate of candidates for all open positions.  The committee will then notify the BCA staff and secretary, in writing, of the names of the candidates.
 
All candidates will be contacted as to whether they have been slated or not by Wednesday, May 25, 2018.
 
Candidates unsuccessful in being slated will be asked if they want to contribute to the organization in other ways, such as through committee participation.
 
Candidates interested in running or those wishing to nominate a candidate should contact Shane Tyree, BCA membership manager, at shane@bca-pool.com Those who are nominated will receive a Candidate Data Form via e-mail no later than the next business day.  The form is also available for download: 2018 Candidate Data Form.
 
The nomination should include a message stating the candidate name, title, company and complete contact information (including e-mail address).
 
The Candidate Data Form must be completed by the candidate and returned by 5:00 p.m. MDT, Wednesday, May 11, 2018, in order to be considered for a position.
 
Completed forms should be returned to Shane Tyree, BCA membership manager, at shane@bca-pool.com or via fax at 303-243-5075.

About Billiard Congress of America
Founded in 1948, the Billiard Congress of America is a non-profit trade organization dedicated to growing a united, prosperous and highly regarded billiard industry through BCA leadership.  The BCA seeks to enhance the success of its members and promote the game of billiards though educational, marketing and promotional efforts, annual industry trade shows, tournaments and other programs designed to encourage billiards as a lifestyle and make pool everybody's game. For more information, visit bca-pool.com or call 303.243.5070.

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