January 2021 E-News – Sables 2021-2022 Elections

Becoming a Sables volunteer is a rewarding experience and a great way to meet people who are dedicated to preserving our hunting heritage through conservation education. The successful fundraising events that Sables accomplish every year benefit the SCIF education department and allow for the continuance of conservation education, including teaching the importance of wildlife management and the key role hunting plays in that management.

The Sables Elections and Governance Committees have worked to expand District Elector Election criteria. Now, any Sables members who reside in each US region or who live in the Canada region can run for one of the five respective District Elector positions. District Electors serve a 1-year term and are eligible to vote in the annual Sables elections. They are invited to attend Sables Governing Board and Steering Committee conference calls and meetings and are encouraged to join Sables committees. 

Sables elections for Officer, Director, Elector at Large and District Elector positions will be held on Friday, May 7, 2021 at the Sables Governing Board and Steering Committee Meeting held in conjunction with SCI’s May Board of Directors’ Meeting.  To run for one of the elected positions, please follow the Elections Timeline below and log in to SafariClub.org to access the Sables Election Manual where you will find candidate information, petition forms and required documents. For assistance, contact Katie Robinson by phone, 520-798-4890 or by email, Katier@safariclub.org.

Sables 2021-2022 Election Timeline:

Monday, March 15, 2021

Petitions and candidate forms must be postmarked and returned to the Director of Education for Officer, Director, Elector At Large and District Elector positions. No petitions will be accepted after the deadline.

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Mail in ballots must be postmarked and returned to the Director of Education for Officer, Director, Elector At Large and District Elector positions. No mail in ballots will be accepted after the deadline.

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Online voting to cast ballots for Officer, Director, Elector at Large and District Elector positions opens.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Online voting to cast ballots for Officer, Director, Elector at Large and District Elector positions ends.

Friday, May 7, 2021

Currently we are also planning for in-person voting, however, if the May meeting is canceled then online voting may be extended.  Regardless, we strive to announce election results at the Sables Governing Board and Steering Committee Meeting at, or near this timeframe.

Return all petitions, candidate forms and ballots to:

Director of Education

Safari Club Foundation

4800 West Gates Pass Rd

Tucson, AZ 85745

Phone: 520-620-1220

FAX: 520-618-3538

Sables General Membership Meeting Announcement

The SCIF Sables General Membership Meeting, normally held during the SCI Annual Convention, will be held via Zoom on February 3rd, 2021 at 6:00 pm Eastern. The meeting will require registration. More information on how to register will come in the following weeks through email or the postal service, if you don’t have an email on file. We hope you are able to join us for the meeting!

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