GCU 2020 Board of Directors Election and Declaration of Candidacy

Learn More

Declaration of Candidacy & Resume for GCU Director

Director-GCU Board of Directors Qualifications Summary

As a member of the Board of Directors, a Director is responsible for the effective governance of the GCU.  Their main purpose is to advise, govern, set and oversee policy and direction, and assist with the leadership and general promotion of the GCU in support of its mission, strategic vision and core values.

Bylaw Requirements

As per Par.62 of the GCU Bylaws, All candidates for Director must submit a Declaration for Candidacy & Resume Form for Director together with a digital photograph and comply with the following qualifications:

(a)     A citizen of the United States of America.

(b)    A member of the GCU for a minimum of five (5) years as of January 1 of the election year.

(c)     A person of Slav origin who is a member of a Byzantine Catholic Church under the jurisdiction of the Metropolitan Ruthenian Church of Pittsburgh.

(d)    Of good moral character, reputation and good American spirit.

(e)     Any other qualifications set forth by the Directors in the Declaration of Candidacy & Resume Form for Director.

Qualifications as set forth by the Board of Directors per Par. 62 (e) are as follows:

Expectations of Board Members

Key Responsibilities

Members of the Board shall share these responsibilities while acting in the best interest of the GCU.  Each member is expected to make recommendations based on their profession, experience, expertise and vantage point in the community.

Meeting and Time Commitment

Term

Directors are elected by the membership to a four-year term.


DOWNLOAD FORMS AND INSTRUCTIONS (.pdf) to print, complete, and return via US Mail


If completing ONLINE APPLICATION below, please download these supporting documents to complete, scan, and attach to application before submitting.


 

Declaration of Candidacy and Resume for GCU Director

(This form and supporting documents must be submitted by April 30, 2020)

In accordance with Paragraph 62 of the GCU By-Laws all candidates must comply with following qualifications. You must be: a citizen of the U.S.A.; of Slav origin; a member of a Byzantine Catholic Church under the jurisdiction of the Metropolitan Ruthenian Province of Pittsburgh; a member of the GCU for a minimum of five (5) years as of January 1, 2020 and of good moral character, reputation and good American spirit.

Additional documents you must submit to the Nominating Committee:

  1. Proof of Parish Membership form signed by your pastor.
  2. A digital or printed photo unless one is on file at the Home Office.
  3. Affidavit concerning your candidacy.
  4. Criminal Background Check authorization.
  5. One page resume, if desired.

*I understand that, upon election as a GCU Director, I may be subject to a drug screening test before being sworn in as a GCU Director.

Please Note: the Pennsylvania Insurance Departments requires annual attendance records and qualification information on Board Members for all insurance companies doing business in Pennsylvania.