Current Board Members are listed here: Board Members
Eligibility: To be eligible to participate as an Advisory Board member, the person must be an active geocachingmaine.org participant as well as an active Maine cacher who has general knowledge of laws and practices that pertain to caching in Maine. A board member must be a member in good standing in their community, at Geocaching.com.com, and at Geocachingmaine.org. They must also exhibit a desire to contribute to geocaching, this site, and it's members in a positive manner. This includes non-residents but the cacher must spend more time caching in Maine than occasional vacations. Current board members are eligible for re-election. The current board shall decide whether a particular person meets these eligibility requirements or not.
Office Terms: Advisory Board members terms shall be in two year intervals ending December of even numbered years, and will be up for review at that time.
Board Reviews: In the beginning of November of even numbered years, a poll will be posted to the site asking the membership if they would like to keep the board members as is or if elections should be held to refresh the board.
Elections: Names of those interested in participating in the advisory board will be collected in the first week of December and voting will be held the last three weeks of December. The current board will decide on the method to collect, count and validate the votes. All geocachingmaine.org members will be allowed one ballot. The votes will be tallied at the first of January and the board will be refreshed at that time. Once the votes are verified, the election winners will be listed on the site in alphabetical order. Four board members will be elected in. The webmaster is a necessary member and will hold the position of 5th board member.
Vacancies: If a board member steps down or is removed from their position, the current board shall choose an eligible and willing member to take that persons seat. The membership shall be informed of this change at the time the change is finalized.
Dismissal: If at any time the board feels that one of the board members should be dismissed for not meeting eligibility requirements or for not contributing to the site and/or the sport as expected, they will discus and resolve the issue in a timely and fair manner. In the event the board member is dismissed, practices for board vacancies will be followed.