Election for the 2019 Timber Framers Guild Board of Directors September 24, 2018-October 24, 2018

All TFG Members in good standing will receive an electronic ballot via simplyvoting. If you have not received your electronic ballot, please check your spam folder. If you do not have an email address on file with the Guild you will receive a paper ballot.

Please direct any questions to the Guild office 360-746-6571 or

Members of Board of Directors
As defined in the bylaws of the Guild, the duties of the directors (individually and collectively) are to:

  • Serve terms of three years with a limit of two consecutive terms
  • Attend meetings of the board and of the Guild
  • Communicate with other organizations interested in timber framing
  • Employ and oversee agents and executive staff to carry out the business of the Guild
  • Devise and execute such other measures to promote the objectives of the Guild and to protect the interests and welfare of its members

Additional duties and responsibilities of the directors are to:

  • Establish and promote the mission, vision, and values of the Guild
  • Establish the strategic direction and long-range plans of the Guild
  • Approve an annual budget
  • Conduct regular performance reviews of the executive director
  • Assure that regular performance reviews of the Guild staff are conducted
  • Review bylaws annually and propose amendments as required
  • Chair or serve on committees and councils
  • Assure the smooth succession of the new board
  • Attend and assist with the activities and events of the Guild
  • Serve as an ambassador for the Guild and timber framing
  • Either directly (e.g. via the endowment committee) or indirectly (e.g. via the executive director) assure that structures and procedures are in place for securing the resources required by the Guild through fundraising campaigns and contributions of services and money
  • Fulfill other responsibilities assigned by the president


Published on Sep 21, 2018

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