I just received this announcement from a candidate for Mensa Chairperson. We welcome all announcements and neither recommend nor not recommend this or any person for any office:
Candidate Marghretta McBean:
I am a non-traditional candidate. My running for election as your Chairwoman is
unconventional: while having the requisite service (four years as Region1's AMC
representative ), I am not waiting to slowly move up, finally acquiring the top position
when I may no longer be at the peak of my powers.
I am running because I have a dream: that with my energy, hopefulness, and passion, I
can lead you and American Mensa towards a new direction, one more in tune with America’s
social and cultural climate.
An active Greater New York Mensa Inc. member since 1976, I fully understand the dynamics
of local group leadership and politics.
I have served Region 1 with diligence and fairness. Through my support and
encouragement, groups have produced a LDW, a Colloquium and hosted an AMC meeting. A true
leader makes leaders of others and becomes a better leader in the process.
As an outspoken member of the AMC, I have acquired experience and insight into Mensa’s
national and international inner workings. I also bring a perspective that has not been
tarnished by political allegiances or personal grievances.
I am fortunate to enjoy excellent health and superb stamina, necessary components for an
Some ideas that bear consideration: Student and Senior reduced_fee membership classes;
"bundling" testing/prior evidence with membership; truly broadening our outreach to
underrepresented groups. I would love to hear your suggestions and comments; reach me firstname.lastname@example.org
To visit my campaign headquarters go to http://www.inch.com/~taurus/BrightNewDay.html