President Presents: Slate of Candidates

Dear WFMT Members,Preparing for the transition to the next WFMT Council, we• created job descriptions (including tasks, time commitment, and core strength needed) for all WFMT Council positions (Nov. 2010)• introduced you to our 2011-2014 Slate of Candidates (Jan. 1, 2011)• called for nominations of 2011-2014 Council Candidates (elected positions) and outlined eligibility, nomination procedures, and member voting rights according to the WFMT Constitution and Bylaws (Jan1.- Feb. 28, 2011), and• called for suggestions for the appointed positions (April 1-30, 2011).Getting ready for the Council election at the WFMT General Business Meeting on July 7, 2011 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. in Seoul, Korea, I ask you• to learn about the candidates’ motivation to serve on the WFMT Council and familiarize yourself with the ballot form• to make sure that your organization has WFMT membership for 2011-2014. Please note: Only full organizational members and the WFMT Council are eligible to vote. Visit the WFMT website for online registration at• to register your authorized representative (the person who votes on behalf of your organization) with ourWFMT Secretary/Treasurer Dr. Annie Heiderscheit before July 7, 2011• to attend the WFMT roundtable on July 6, 2011 at 1:30-3:00 p.m. to meet the candidates, and• to have your organizational representative attend the WFMT General Business Meeting in person in order to cast a vote on behalf of your organization.I believe that the 2011-2014 WFMT Slate of Candidates represents highly skilled colleagues who are dedicated to continue the work of WFMT.Yours,Petra KernPresident of WFMT