Golden Spike Board of Directors Vacancy

(North Platte, Nebraska, May 23, 2017) The Golden Spike Tower has Board of Director positions that will become vacant June 16, 2017.  The vacancies are a full voting Board of Directors position, with no requirements other than it shall be filled by a resident living outside of North Platte city limits. The members of the Golden Spike Tower shall be appointed by the current Board of Directors, with candidates recommended by the Nominating Committee.

The following excerpts from the bylaws will be of interest to prospective candidates:

  1. Each member shall serve for a term of a 1-3 years.
  2. Unexcused absences from three regularly scheduled meetings in one fiscal year will be cause to recommend to the the removal of that member from the Board.
  3. Members shall receive no compensation for their services except reimbursement for necessary expenses.
  4. The Board of Directors shall meet once each month at a place and time agreed upon by the membership. Meetings are currently held at 12:00pm on the third Monday of the month at the Chamber of Commerce Conference Room.
  5. Special meetings may be called by the President of the board, or two Directors, with a minimum of 3 days notice.
  6. No less than one-half of the Directors shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business at any meeting of the Board of Directors
  7. The officers of the Board of Directors shall be elected by the members of the Directors. Officers shall consist of a President, Secretary and Treasurer.  These elections are held during the annual meeting in June.
  8. This organization is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

To be considered for the Golden Spike Tower Board of Directors, first an application must be completed. All applications will be reviewed and interviewed by the Nominating Committee and current Board of Directors.  For consideration of this vacancy, an application form and any attachments must be received by close of business on June 5th, 2017.  Board Applications 2017 may be dropped off or mailed to the following address:

 Golden Spike Tower
Nominating Committee
1249 N Homestead Road
North Platte, NE 69101


For anyone interested in learning more about this board vacancy may contact Nominee Committee Chair, Kathy Swain at the North Platte Chamber (308) 532-4966 or Executive Director, Kirsten Parker at or (308) 532-9920.

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Board Applications 2017