LASERS is accepting nominations for four trustee positions representing active members on the Board of Trustees and one trustee position representing retired members.
Current board members Cynthia Bridges, Virginia Burton and Louis Quinn are ineligible to run due to term limits. Judge Trudy White, an active member resigned her position on the board effective May 1, 2009. Board member Lorry Trotter was an active member but retired from LSU in 2006. She is now eligible to run for a position as a retired member.
Trustees serve four year terms. No trustee may serve more than three consecutive terms. One of the active seats up for election will be to fill a vacancy. That term will end in 2012.
Active and Retired Candidate packets and the election schedule are available on the LASERS website at www.lasersonline.org.If you choose to participate in this election, you should be aware of the importance of a complete petition for candidacy.
It is very important that you understand that individuals signing the petition must also include the final four digits of their Social Security numbers. LASERS will certify that the individuals who sign the petitions are LASERS members.
It is extremely important that all completed candidate petitions, qualifications, platforms and photos are due to LASERS no later than 4:30 p.m. central time, July 14, 2009.
For additional information about the 2009 LASERS Board of Trustees Election, please contact Public Information Director, Robyn Ekings, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org , or by telephone at (225) 925-7590 (Baton Rouge area).