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WRITTEN CONSENT TO APPROVE BOARD DIRECTORS AND TREASURER

WRITTEN CONSENT TO APPROVE BOARD DIRECTORS AND TREASURER

The undersigned, being either an Active or Life Member of Florida Press Association (“FPA”), acting in accordance with Section 617.0701 of the Florida Not For Profit Act (the “Act”), adopts the following resolution consenting to and ratifying certain actions of the FPA Nominating Committee during the calendar year ending December 31, 2020,

RECITALS

Whereas, under section 6.1 of the FPA Bylaws, active and life members are required to elect 3 Directors and the Treasurer at the annual convention. Such convention, however, has been cancelled in 2020 due to corona virus issues, and, therefore, such action is being taken without a meeting. Florida law requires such action by members to be approved by the written consent of a majority vote of a quorum of members entitled to vote.

Whereas, the following persons have been nominated by the Nominating Committee to serve a 2-year term as Director, and that, further, the Treasurer has been nominated for a 1-year term.

Whereas, this form is being sent to all Active and Life members via email.

Within 30 days after obtaining authorization by written consent, notice will be given to those members who are entitled to vote but have not consented in writing as required by Section 617.0701(4).

If elected, these Directors and the Treasure will begin their duties at the close of the July 23, 2020 FPA Board meeting.

Name                                                                     Title                                      Term

Dan Autrey, Tampa Bay Newspaper           Elected Board Director       2-year term, to July 2022

Joe DeLuca, Tampa Bay Times                   Elected Board Director       2-year term, to July 2022

Nancy Meyer, Sun-/Orlando Sentinel         Elected Board Director       2-year term to July 2022

Jon Cantrell, Clay Today                             Treasurer                             1-year term to July 2021

APPROVAL OF SLATE OF DIRECTORS AND OFFICER

The undersigned hereby approves of/elects the above slate of Directors and Treasurer for the applicable terms.

This written consent shall have the same force and effect as a vote at a formal meeting of the members for all purposes and shall be filed with the minutes of the FPA meeting.

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