Official Notice for PAC-MI Annual Meeting and Election


In accordance with the by-laws of the Polish American Congress, Michigan Division, a call is issued to all members in good standing for nominations of officers, directors, and auditors who will be elected for two-year terms of office at the Annual Meeting and Election at Our Lady Queen of Apostles parish hall (Fr. Ted Blaszczyk Hall) 3851 Prescott St. Hamtramck, MI 48212 on Saturday, April 23, 2022, at 1:30pm.

Written nominations for all elective offices shall be submitted to the Nominating Committee not less than thirty days before the date of the annual meeting.

Nominations must be postmarked or hand delivered, by Saturday, February 23, 2022, or personally delivered by, to the Nominations Committee, PAC Michigan Division office at 11333 Joseph Campau, Hamtramck 48212.

In each nomination, submitted by any member or organization in good standing, the name of the candidate and the office for which he or she is being nominated must be written.

Elective Offices

The PAC Michigan Division will be electing new individuals to govern, guide and manage the Division locally for the next two years. The offices for which elections are to be held are as follows:

Executive Officers: President, Executive Vice-President, Vice President for American Affairs, Vice President for Polish Affairs, Treasurer, Recording Secretary for Membership Meetings, Recording Secretary for Executive Board Meetings, Corresponding Secretary.

3 National Directors and one Alternate to represent the Division at National PAC meetings around the country.

12 Michigan Board of Directors, at minimum, to represent local organizations and institutions and give advice to the Executive Board

3 Audit Committee Members Eligibility Requirements

The eligibility of candidates for election to all offices in the Michigan Division is as follows:

1. The candidate – either an individual member or a delegate of an organizational member – must have been a member of the PAC Michigan Division for at least one year prior to the date of the election (i.e., prior to April 23, 2021)

2. Candidates are members in good standing by having all dues paid through December 31, 2021. In addition, candidates for the Executive Offices must have attended at least one quarterly membership meeting during the 12 months preceding the date of the election meeting.

The Nominating Committee shall verify the eligibility and willingness of each candidate nominated. The Nominating Committee shall then make its report and present a list of nominations at the annual meeting where elections are to be held.


There will be no nominations from the floor unless there is no nominated candidate for a position. If there are 2 or more candidates for a position, voting is by secret ballot. Each member in good standing will receive a voting card to vote when registering in for the meeting. To be eligible to vote, a member is considered in good standing if his PAC-MI 2021 membership dues have been paid.

Ann Bankowski, PAC-MI President Hon. John M. Chmura, PAC-MI Election Chairman