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Big Changes to the Board! 0

Posted on December 03, 2012 by Patrick McIntyre

Following a vote of city leaders, Joe Cooper of Denver and Wayne Knaub of Philadelphia have been elected to serve two-year terms on the Board of the National Gay Flag Football League!  Joe and Wayne assume the spots vacated by out-going board members Shane Kinkennon of Denver and Thurman Williams of DC.

Joe and Wayne were both founding partners of their respective city leagues, and both intend to spread our sport to more people in more places across North America.

At September’s City Leaders’ meeting in Denver, Jared Garduno of Phoenix was unanimously chosen to serve as the NGFFL’s third commissioner, following the footsteps of league co-founder Jim Buzinski of Los Angeles and Shane.  Joining Jared, Joe, and Wayne for service in 2013 are Phil Clawson of Boston, Sam Lehman of New York, and Chris Cormier and Patrick McIntyre, both of DC.  The new board will officially convene this month.

BIG THANKS are due to Shane and Thurman for their stellar service.  And congratulations to Jared for his new responsibilities and Joe and Wayne on their new roles!

Is it you? Call for Leaders for the NGFFL Board 0

Posted on October 31, 2012 by Shane Kinkennon

Are you pondering greater service to the national gay flag-football community? Are you interested in helping drive the NGFFL vision of being the greatest place for LGBT people to experience all the wonderful things that come from participation in team sports? If it’s not YOUR time specifically, do you know someone in your local league or program who is the perfect, self-started, levelheaded doer? A natural for the NGFFL Board?

The NGFFL is seeking energetic, conscientious, fair-minded, leaders who love gay flag football, believe in the NGFFL’s mission and vision, have some real time to give, and are willing to give it. If you know just such a person, please recruit, recruit, recruit.

Here’s the schedule and process for the Election.  Join us.

Now accepting declarations of candidacy for next NGFFL commissioner 0

Posted on July 27, 2012 by Shane Kinkennon

The declaration form for aspiring candidates for NGFFL commissioner for the 2013 / 2014 term is now available. Check it out. It asks aspiring candidates to answer a number of questions to illustrate that they’d do as NGFFL leader. Candidates have until August 17 to fill out the form. The answers will be shared with member city “City Leaders” once the nominating period closes. The election process and schedule can be found here.

Board announces process for election of commissioner at Gay Bowl 0

Posted on July 23, 2012 by Shane Kinkennon

It’s commissioner-election time. The NGFFL commissioner, the organization’s top official, is to be elected every even-numbered year at Gay Bowl, according to the organization’s Bylaws. (Then later this fall, two more of the total seven elected Board seats will be voted on.) The Board has just distributed to City Leaders the process that the commissioner election will follow this year. Prospective candidates will be able to declare their candidacy beginning this Friday, July 27 (via a Survey Monkey form that will be published on Friday). Candidate declarations are due August 17.

Is it you? The NGFFL is seeking leaders who are committed to taking our great sport to more LGBT people in more places. Check it out.

New Board members ready to help take NGFFL to next level 0

Posted on December 08, 2011 by Shane Kinkennon

The NGFFL welcomes four new Board members following the elections held the week of November 28:

• Phil Clawson (Boston)
• Chris Cormier (DC)
• Sam Lehman (NYC)
• Patrick McIntyre (DC)

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