2016 Auburn Alumni Association Board of Directors Recommended Candidates
The Auburn Alumni Association board of directors’ nominating committee, having
solicited nominations from the membership as required in the association bylaws, has
submitted its list of candidates for two new officers and four new directors to the full board.
The recommended candidates have been approved by the board and are presented below for
the membership’s consideration.
According to the association’s bylaws, members may propose other candidates via the process outlined in Article XI, Section 4 (see below). The deadline for contesting any candidate recommended by the board is June 27, 5:00 p.m., CST. If no further nominations are received, the unopposed candidates will be deemed automatically elected and will begin their terms at the association’s annual meeting October 1. All annual and life members are invited to attend.
M. Van Henley ᾿80
Residence: Colleyville, TX
Employment: Senior Tax Partner, Ernst & Young, LLP
Auburn Activities: Auburn Alumni Association Board of Directors 2010 - Present, Treasurer 2014 – Present, Vice Chair and Chair for Finance & Operations Committee, 2012 - 2016; Former Officer, Dallas-Fort Worth Auburn Club; Circle of Excellence, Diamond; 1856 Society; Foy Society; Former Member AU School of Accountancy Advisory Council; College of Business Shareholders Club Member
William (Beau) C. Byrd, II ᾽89
Residence: Birmingham, AL
Employment: Partner, Bradley, Arant, Boult, Cummings LLP
Auburn Activities: Board Member, Committee Chair, Vice President, Auburn Alumni Association Board of Directors 2010 - Present, Vice President 2014 – Present, Vice Chair and Chair for Membership Committee and Scholarship Committee 2012-2016; Past President, Birmingham Auburn Club; Circle of Excellence, Orange & Blue; George Petrie Society; Samford Society; Foy Society
Applicable passage from Auburn Alumni Association Bylaws
Article XI, Section 4: Nominations from Members at Large.
Section 4. Nominations from Members at Large. Members may propose other candidates for any position provided that (1) the name and a biography of their proposed candidate is submitted in writing to the Secretary of the Association by the time specified in the notice which can be no sooner than thirty (30) days from the day of the announcement; (2) the submission specifies which candidate submitted by the Directors the new candidate opposes; (3) the submission bears the new candidate’s signed consent; and (4) the submission of the new candidate contains the signed endorsement of at least seventy-five (75) Members. Mail, facsimile or email transmissions of this information will be accepted.
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