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[JCNC] Reminder: JCNC Elections 2019

posted Oct 15, 2019, 10:14 PM by JCNC Technology

Jai Jinendra,




The Election Committee of JCNC would like to remind all eligible members to cast their vote to contested Executive Committee (EC) and Board of Directors (BOD) positions. The following nominations have been validated and confirmed for the elections this year, to the JCNC BOD and EC for the upcoming term starting in 2020.


Click here to learn about All Nominees


Contested positions shall be elected by the majority of the receiving votes of the general membership body. The voting process started on or after Sep 28th and conclude on Mahavir Nirvan Day Program (October 26th)


Eligibility criteria to vote:

As per JCNC bylaws “To be eligible to vote, a member must be in valid paid status with membership dues paid before June 1st of the same year.” This email is sent to everyone so if you have already voted then please ignore this email.



Online voting (eBallots) for JCNC Elections 2019 shall be open on or after September 28th to 6:00 PM PST on October 25th, 2019. The subject of the email ballot shall contain "Member eBallot" or "Member Spouse eBallot".


eBallots are only sent to your JCNC registered email address - one for you as a member and one for your spouse (if spouse name is registered with JCNC). If you, your spouse, your friends or families do not receive an eBallot and would like one,

  1. Please confirm that person is a valid JCNC member with membership dues paid before June 1st, 2019 and eligible to vote per criteria specified above.

  2. Please search for eBallots in your JCNC registered membership email. The subject of the mail shall contain "Member eBallot" or "Member Spouse eBallot".  Please search in your spam/junk mail folder as well.  Your JCNC registered membership email address may be different from your email subscribed to JCNC yahoogroups, where you receive other JCNC communications.

  3. If you have questions about your membership status, or membership email address or spouse information, please email pr@jcnc.org

  4. The eballots will be sent to eligible membership and spouse email of record as of September 12th. The eballots will be sent starting from September 28th.

  5. After reviewing above points, if you still cannot find your eBallots, please update your email address at www.jcnc.org/Membership or email to PR@jcnc.org and please send an email to elections@jcnc.org with subject: "re: Online Ballot Request" by October 19th, 2019 providing complete membership details: Name, Address, Telephone number, Home and Email address. On verification of the membership, a special eBallot request will be sent to you.


In-Person Voting:

As per JCNC Executive Committee update, the Mahavir Nirvana Day Program is scheduled on October 26th, 2019. In-person voting for JCNC officers shall be held on the same day – October 26th at the Jain Bhawan, from 10:30 AM PST to 2:00 PM PST for eligible members who choose to vote in-person.


If there are multiple votes (More than two for family membership or more than 1 for individual membership) from the same membership or multiple votes by the same member, all the votes for that membership will be disqualified.


Please send email to elections@jcnc.org with any questions/ clarifications regarding these elections.


Contested Positions:


Position: Benefactor Board of Director [3 year term] (2 seats and 3 nominees)

Nominee(s): Mr. Jayesh Jain, Mr. Niraj Gandhi, Mr. Pramod Patel




Position: President (2 Year Term) (1 seat and 2 Nominees)

Nominee(s): Mr. Biren Shah, Mr. Rakesh Jain


Position: Co-VP of Finance & Treasurer (2 Year Term) (1 seat and 2 Nominees)

Nominee(s): Mr. Kushal Dagli, Mr. Ravi Vora


Position: Co-VP Private Events (2 Year Term) (1 seat and 2 Nominees)

Nominee(s): Mr. Milan Shah, Mr. Prakash Jain


Following positions has only one nomination hence no election.


Position: Benefactor Board of Director [2 Year term] (1 seat)

Nominee(s): Ms. Jyoti Vora 


Position: BOD - Ex-President (2 Year Term) (1 Seat)

Nominee(s): Mr. Sudhanshu Jain


Position: VP of Finance and Treasurer (1 Year Term) (1 Seat)

Nominee(s): Mr. Manhar Shah


Position: VP of Food Department (1 Year Term) (1 Seat)

Nominee(s): Ms. Mala Chaudhari


Position: Co-VP of Technology & Systems (2 Year Term) (1 seat)

Nominee(s): Mr. Nitul Haria


Position: Co-VP of Religious Programs (2 Year Term) (1 seat)

Nominee(s): Mr. Padmesh Parekh


Position: Co-VP of Education (2 Year Term) (1 seat)

Nominee(s): Mr. Nishant Sabadra



Position: Co-VP of Membership and Public Relations (2 Year Term) (1 seat)

Nominee(s): Mr. Rajesh Shah


Position: Co-VP of Facilities (2 Year Term) (1 seat)

Nominee(s): Mr. Devkumar Gandhi



Position: Co-VP of Food Department (2 Year Term) (1 seat)

Nominee(s): Mr. Suhas Mehta



The following EC positions have no eligible nominations at this time.
VP of Religious Programs [1 Year term] (1 seat)

VP of Facilities Administration (1 Year Term) (1 Seat)

VP Private Events (1 Year Term) (1 Seat)

Co-VP of Cultural (2 Year Term) (1 seat)



JCNC Elections Committee – 2019

Vipul Kothari (Chair), Kiran Shah (Co-Chair), Harendra Shah, Utpal Mehta, Pranay Shah, Bijal Vakil(General Counsel)