Must hold an individual or family
membership in NPGA and be at least 18 years of age.
Remain a member in good standing (dues paid
as of Oct. 1). Should a Director's dues lapse (i.e.
remain unpaid by the end of the calendar quarter in which they
are due), the Director's membership will be automatically
terminated and concurrently the position will be
declared vacant. The Vacancy Replacement Director shall
immediately take office. Should the Director wish to reverse
those actions, they must rejoin NPGA and participate in a future Director election.
Be prepared to accept some financial
commitment without compensation, including costs other than
travel associated with Board meeting attendance. (See R & R,
Sign and adhere to the duties and
responsibilities in the
This agreement must be executed prior to assuming the duties of
the office (January 1st after initially elected to the Board).
Failure to do so will result in not being able to participate in
Board activities including travel reimbursement, or vote on
matters before the Board.
Attend all regular and special meetings of
the Board, as well as the membership meeting at the Convention.
Submit agenda items to the President at
least 6 weeks prior to any Board meeting, including a brief
description or explanation of the items. Use Agenda Item
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Determine and present those views,
opinions and policies which reflect the objectives and
philosophies of your entire region.
Represent NPGA as a whole, and vote in
accordance with its best interests.
Report to regional members on Board
activities but without breaching the confidentiality of closed
session discussions and information.
At all times maintain an objective stance
on all problems, conditions, situations and controversies,
whether within your region or while representing your region.
Attend and participate in as many pygmy
goat related activities in your region as possible.
Be available to members not only in your
region but in the entire organization. Listen and help whenever
Stay informed on what members should know:
how to get merchandise, publications, etc. or who to call or
write to for information.
Write at least two Regional Reflection
pieces annually for MEMO to report from or to your regional
members, including any committee member openings for that
All directors shall have access to the Judge's Portal.