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Annual Membership Meeting and Election of PACIM Directors
October 26, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The PACIM Annual Membership Meeting and board election has been scheduled for October 26, 2023. An email will be sent to PACIM members, providing additional information on the meeting and the election process.
Your participation is essential in shaping the future of our organization, so be sure to check your inbox for more information and get ready to cast your vote.
Together, let’s carry forward PACIM’s vital mission!
If you are a PACIM member in good standing, you are eligible to vote. You can cast your vote by attending the membership meeting in person or by submitting an electronic or mail-in ballot. If you have provided PACIM with your email address, you will receive an election ballot via email from OpaVote and can cast your vote online. If you haven’t provided your email address, you will receive a paper ballot by mail. The deadline to cast a vote electronically or by mail-in ballot is 6 PM, October 25, 2023. It is important to take note that if a member has already voted online or by mail, s/he will be ineligible to cast a vote again in person.
Please email email@example.com if you have not received a ballot by October 19, 2023.
The following people decided to run for the position of PACIM Director:
Edyta Dudek (incumbent)
Edyta is an engineer and a math and computer science educator. Before coming to the U.S., she volunteered for the Catholic Intelligentsia Club in Warsaw. In Minnesota, she served in many Polish organizations: as a Vice President of the Polish Saturday School, a Treasurer of the Polanie Club, a President of the Polish Independence Celebration Committee, a Vice-President, Treasurer, and, from 2021, President of PACIM.
Mietek T Konczyk (incumbent)
Mietek joined PACIM in 2008 and soon after became a member of the board and Director of Technology, a position he held until 2010 when he moved to Colorado. He was re-elected to the board in 2021 and has served as PACIM Secretary since then. He was born and raised in Krakow, Poland. In 1986, he arrived with his family in Minnesota as a political refugee, residing first in Winona, then in Rochester and Saint Paul. He holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from Jagiellonian University in Krakow and a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Computer Science from Winona State University.
Anna was born in Poland and came to the USA in 1970. As a long-time member of many US nonprofit organizations, CFO for multiple companies, and one of the owners of a business, as well as a current member of Holy Cross Church, a former member and director of PNA, she would like to contribute to the great work of PACIM and support Polish causes. Currently, Anna is the Treasurer for Minnesota Sinfonia, a board member of GRC, Spiritual Mother for SJV Seminary at St Thomas, a Block Capitan for her neighborhood, a board member of the International Partners in Peace, as well as a member of a few other nonprofit organizations. She considers joining the Board of Directors for PACIM to be a great privilege.
Adam Ramczyk (incumbent)
Adam was born in Lebork, Poland, and immigrated to the USA in 1992 with wife Mirosława and son Kamil. He lives in Blaine and has three children: Kamil, Dominik, and Julia. He is a member of Holy Cross Church and works as a Production Manager at Starkey. Adam has served as PACIM Vice-President.
As the assistant of the Polish Museum of Winona, Minnesota, Alex is deeply integrated into the daily operations of the Museum. He organizes various events, including the Smaczne Jablka Apple Fest. He has been actively reaching out to multiple vendors, entertainment hosts, musicians, and sponsors to engage their participation in the Apple Fest. In addition to event coordination, he plays a vital role in various aspects of the Museum’s activities. He contributes to the production of the quarterly newsletter, serves as the primary graphic designer responsible for creating both the Polish Museum logo and Apple Fest logo, manages the gift shop and online store, oversees advertising efforts, maintains the website, handles the main email correspondence, offers guided tours of the exhibits, assists with archival work, and more.