The Trans-Atlantic Fan Fund, or TAFF (http://www.taff.org.uk/), is looking for candidates for the 2014 Eastbound TAFF trip. Candidates must:
- Be nominated by three North American SF fans.
- Be nominated by two European SF fans.
- Submit a written platform not exceeding 101 words.
- Post a bond of $20 (USD).
The candidates must also pledge to take the 2014 TAFF trip and attend Loncon 3, to be held in London, UK from 14th August to 18th August 2014 (https://www.loncon3.org/).
TAFF delegates are expected to write and produce a trip report and will administer the fund for two years. The fan fund will pay for the trip, related expenses and the publication of the completed trip report. Candidates will be voted on by interested fans from all over the world – voters and nominators must be active SF fans that are known to the administrators.
Nominators should send their nominations to their local administrator.
The North American administrator is Jacqueline Monahan –
Email address: jaxn8r at msn dot com
Postal address: 2991 El Cajon Street, Las Vegas, NV 89169, United States.
The European administrator is Jim Mowatt –
Email address: jim dot mowatt at gmail dot com
Postal address: 273 The Rowans, Milton, Cambridge, CB24 6ZA, United Kingdom.
If you would like to be considered for this incredible opportunity please notify either of us and begin to gather your nominators, since the deadline for nominations is 11:59 p.m. (23:59) PST on 31st December 2013.
Nominators should aim to have their nominations sent to the administrators as soon as possible. Voting will commence shortly after the close of nominations and ballots must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. (23:59) PST on 22nd April 2014.
Please feel free to contact us with any questions.