GRSBA Board Of Directors Open Positions

Saturday January 8, 2022

PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, consider running for a BOD position for this upcoming term.  Attached is an excerpt of the GRSBA Bylaws, which outline the responsibilities of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee. (The full version of the Bylaws of The Greater Rochester New York Spina Bifida Association can be found on the GRSBA website.)

The Board of Directors shall be comprised, at a minimum, of the following:

  • Current President (Executive Committee)
  • Vice President (Executive Committee)
  • Secretary (Executive Committee)
  • Treasurer (Executive Committee)
  • Association Attorney
  • Medical Advisor
  • Parent Representative
  • Two Adults with Spina Bifida
  • Four Members at Large

All Board Members shall serve a term of two years. In light of the fact that there is not a current governing body, ALL positions are open.


PLEASE submit your nomination for any of the above-mentioned positions as soon as possible, which will provide the opportunity to list your nomination in the Official Meeting and Election Notice that will be sent January 14, 2022.  Nominations should be sent by the following means: Postal Mail (Preferably received by January 14th), Email, Text, or Private Facebook Message, or Phone call.  GRSBA contact information for nominations is as follows:

USPS Mailing Address (Preferably received by January 14th):


PO Box 3

Fairport, NY 14450


Text: Robin Smith (585)944-8811 (Nominations Only)

Facebook Message: @GreaterRochesterSBA

Phone: Robin Smith (585)944-8811 (Nominations Only)

Please include the following with your nomination:

  • Name of individual being nominated (self or others)
  • Position of interest
  • Brief description of yourself or individual being nominated
  • Why you would like to join the GRSBA Board of Directors


This Call for Nominations, General Meeting and Election of Officers is vital to the sustainability of GRSBA!  Volunteers are making every possible effort to prevent the dissolution of GRSBA, however, this can only occur if we have members who are willing and able to serve on the Board of Directors. Thank you for your consideration.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call Robin Smith (585)944-8811, or Gregg Chalmers (585)329-7484.

A full version of GRSBA’s Bylaws can be found on the organization’s website:


Please save this very important date:             

Wednesday, February 16, 2022, 7:00 PM

Location for in-person attendance is to be determined.

The option to attend and participate virtually will be provided with the formal meeting notice, which you can expect to see on or before January 14th.


The GRSBA Member Contact List is outdated and incomplete. We would greatly appreciate if you could share this document with members of the Greater Rochester Spina Bifida community. Please email, private message, text or call your GRSBA friends. Help spread the word that we need help!


Thank You!