2016 GDUI Election Results

The Nominations Committee is pleased to announce the results of the 2016 GDUI Elections.

Thank you to the GDUI membership for your participation in this election.

Total voters for ballot: 203 (40.7% of 499 total; and 2 additional abstentions; 0.4%);

And, thank you and congratulations to the candidates.

Welcome to the new board members!   DeAnna Noriega  as 1st Vice President, Charlie Crawford and Minh Ha as Directors, and Brianna Murray as Interim Director.

Also, welcome back to our incumbents, Penny Reeder as President, Maria Hansen as 2nd Vice-President, Sarah Calhoun as Secretary, and, Lynn Merrill as Treasurer.

You will see in the election results the number of votes an individual received, then the individual’s name, then the percentage of the vote that individual received.

The results of the election are as follows:

Guide Dog Users 2016 Election
Open from 12 midnight, May 21, 2016 to 11:59 PM, May 29, 2016

Total voters for ballot: 203 (40.7% of 499 total codes; and 2 additional abstentions; 0.4%); as of 8:39:59 AM on Monday, May 30, 2016; (U.S. Eastern).

President ( 201 total voters this ballot; vote for 1):
Name: Penny Reeder
Votes: 185
Percentage: 92.0%
Name: abstain
Votes: 16
Percentage: 8.0%

1st Vice President ( 201 total voters this ballot; vote for 1):
Name: DeAnna Noriega
Votes: 179
Percentage: 89.1%
Name: abstain
Votes: 22
Percentage: 10.9%

2nd Vice President ( 203 total voters this ballot; vote for 1):
Name: Maria Hansen
Votes: 180
Percentage: 88.7%
Name: abstain
Votes: 23
Percentage: 11.3%

Secretary ( 201 total voters this ballot; vote for 1):
Name: Sarah Calhoun
Votes: 193
Percentage: 96.0%
Name: abstain
Votes: 8
Percentage: 4.0%

Treasurer ( 200 total voters this ballot; vote for 1):
Name: Lynn Merrill
Votes: 189
Percentage: 94.5%
Name: abstain
Votes: 11
Percentage: 5.5%

Directors ( 203 total voters this ballot; vote for 3):
Name: Charlie Crawford
Votes: 164
Percentage: 80.8%
Name: Minh Ha
Votes: 157
Percentage: 77.3%
Name: Brianna Murray
Votes: 156
Percentage: 76.8%
Name: abstain
Votes: 9
Percentage: 4.4%