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BoG Candidates replies on YGLC role

Postby amaddox » Apr 21, 2010 10:31 am

On the NSS forum, and by email, I wrote an open letter to the BoG candidates asking them their views on the role of the Youth Group Liaison Committee and how they would support it if elected to the Board of Governors. I'll be post their replies. I hope this helps in your decision for electing the BoG.

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Re: BoG Candidates replies on YGLC role

Postby amaddox » Apr 21, 2010 10:40 am

http://www.youcave.org/2010/04/bog-candidate-john-hoffelts-reply-on.html
BoG Candidate John Hoffelt's reply on Youth Group Liaison Committee
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Re: BoG Candidates replies on YGLC role

Postby Bill Putnam » Apr 21, 2010 3:57 pm

My response can be found here on Cavechat.

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Re: BoG Candidates replies on YGLC role

Postby Herman Miller » Apr 21, 2010 8:26 pm

I feel that educating and involving our youth is paramount to our goals in the NSS and even having a Youth Group Liaison Committee (YGLC) should hint at such. I believe the YGLC should offer direction and advisement to the local grottoes whom ultimately either involve local youth or don't. At a national level I feel the YGLC could offer a voice to other organizations whose primary purpose is in getting our youth outside and away from the :cavechat: . If elected I would like to offer further support to both the YGLC and the JSS as I have already stated I feel our youth is our key to future success of the NSS and of our goals.

In furtherance to my original post I'd like to add that often times the JSS is under advertised at the national conventions and I often speak to parents whom for one reason or another do not know or understand the role that the JSS plays. I would if elected push for a more visible position the importance of our youth and the responsibility we have in promoting youth caving whether it be at the NSS Convention or every day through our local grottoes.
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Re: BoG Candidates replies on YGLC role

Postby amaddox » Apr 22, 2010 7:39 pm

Bill Putnam wrote:My response can be found here on Cavechat.

Bill

Bill, I also put it here; http://www.youcave.org/2010/04/bog-cand ... ly-on.html Just doing one a day for now. The more links the better.
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Re: BoG Candidates replies on YGLC role

Postby amaddox » Apr 25, 2010 9:39 am

BoG Candidate Jay Clark's reply on Youth Group Liaison Committee
http://www.youcave.org/2010/04/bog-candidate-jay-clarks-reply-on-youth.html
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Re: BoG Candidates replies on YGLC role

Postby amaddox » Apr 26, 2010 6:34 pm

BoG Candidate Wm. Gary Bush's reply on Youth Group Liaison Committee http://digs.by/cKqEvE
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Re: BoG Candidates replies on YGLC role

Postby amaddox » Apr 27, 2010 6:09 pm

BoG Candidate's reply on Youth Group Liaison CommitteeThe elections for the National Speleological Society Board of Governors is coming up. I sent an open letter to all the candidates asking them for their views on the role of the NSS Youth Group Liaison Committee and how they would support it if elected to the BoG. You an see in other post the reply from John Hoffelt, Bill Putman, Herman Miller, Jay Clark, and Gary Bush.

Even though I posted this invitation to comment on Cave Chat and emailed each candidate individually, I have not, as of the time of writing this post, heard from;
John LaMar Cole 35457RE
Debra Young 44886RE
Dr. Dean Wiseman 32690RL

I hope this has helped members understand the candidates position on youth groups and caving and will help you in your decision for electing the next Board of Governors of the National Speleological Society.
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