State conservation district employee associations: please see this letter from NCDEA Past President Tim Riley. It explains how NCDEA got off track on dues invoices and how we are working to get back on track.
Dear State Conservation District Employees Associations,
I am writing this letter to clear up some confusion regarding the timing of the National Conservation District Employees Association (NCDEA) dues.
For your information, the most recent invoice you received from NCDEA, in the fall of 2018, was in fact for Calendar Year 2018.
NCDEA procedure calls for NCDEA to send dues notices to the States in November of each year for the coming calendar year. Unfortunately, a few years ago, NCDEA’s Treasurer took ill, eventually losing a battle with cancer. During this time NCDEA procedure(s) in relation to the treasury lost their timing. Have no fear, no funds were lost during this period; timing just got off-track.
Subsequently, as the immediate past Treasurer I assumed the duties in a dual role as the NCDEA President until an election for NCDEA Treasurer could take place. By the time I “caught up” with all NCDEA treasury items the timing of the NCDEA Dues invoices were out of sync with procedure, and the confusion set in.
With this letter, you are receiving another NCDEA Dues invoice, which is in fact for Calendar Year 2019. It is the intent of NCDEA to get back on track in November, 2019; at which time invoices for Calendar Year 2020 NCDEA Dues will be sent out, and the confusion solved.
Thank you for your continued support of NCDEA, and if you should have any questions regarding this letter, please do not hesitate to contact me.
NATIONAL CONSERVATION DISTRICT EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION
Timothy M. Riley, Past President
Tim’s letter is included below. NCDEA Regional Directors will be sending this to all states with employee associations.