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Annual Membership Meeting

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Save the Date for the 2020 Annual Membership Meeting

The 67th Annual Membership Meeting will be held virtually on Wednesday, August 19 at 6:30 p.m. To comply with state mandates to stop the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the annual meeting will take place virtually. While we will certainly miss seeing you in person, we want to ensure our members and their families remain safe and healthy. We welcome you to join us in this new, virtual format.

How to Attend

Members are asked to register in advance for this virtual meeting. Simply email events@gesa.com with your first and last name, email address, and phone number. All members who are registered will receive login information via email by 10:00 a.m. the day of the event.

Board of Director and Supervisory Committee Elections

During the virtual meeting, elections will be held for those Board of Director and Supervisory Committee members with terms expiring at the 2020 Annual Membership Meeting. The nominees are as follows:

Board of Directors Nominees
(three year term)
Supervisory Committee Nominees
(three year term)
  • William Melberg
  • Gregg Andrews
  • Ben Basson
  • Geof Griebel
  • Rich Rutkowski
  • Kara Rohrig
  • Bob Hamm

Virtual Meeting FAQs

Do I need to register to attend?

Yes, we are asking members to RSVP for this virtual event. Registering is easy! Simply email your first and last name, email address, and phone number to events@gesa.com. We will verify your membership and add you to the list. All registered members will receive a link to the webinar, along with phone instructions, by 10:00 a.m. on the date of the event.

Do I need a webcam or microphone?

No webcam or microphone are needed to attend. We’ve made this process simple for members by arranging a one-way video broadcast. Only the board and executive leadership will be presenting, so no additional equipment is needed.

How do I join the meeting?

All registered members will receive login information by 10:00 a.m. the day of the event. The meeting can be accessed by phone, smartphone, tablet, or computer. Once registered, and if you are joining by smartphone, tablet, or computer, you will use the link provided and download the Zoom meeting app when prompted. Additionally, you can download this software ahead of time by searching for “Zoom” in the Google Play or App store. The app will automatically launch when you click on the link provided. To join by phone only, use the phone number and access code provided in the event details email.

What if I have a question during the meeting?

Members viewing from their smartphone or personal device may submit their question using the chat feature during the meeting. Please note, this feature is only available when viewing from your personal device or computer.

What if I get disconnected?

Rejoining the meeting is easy. Simply click the link provided or call in to rejoin at any time.

What do I do if I am having technical difficulties?

Please join the call a few minutes early to ensure you are able to login, view, and hear the broadcast. The meeting will open up to members 10 minutes before the start time. If you are experiencing issues viewing or hearing the panelists, you may use the chat tool to send questions to our team. We will do our best to help.

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