Board Nominations

The Cursillo Community is invited to submit names of qualified past Rector/as for nomination as candidates for the Cursillo Board.  A letter of nomination signed by both the Nominator and the Nominee should be sent to the Cursillo Lay Director (Mike Baker, 3704 Columbus Rd., Quincy, IL 62305) prior to November 15.  The following includes characteristics that should be considered when nominating:

Qualifications as per the Quincy Cursillo By-Laws 4-19-07:

A candidate for Board Member must be…

  •  a practicing Catholic
  •  a past Rector / Rectora
  •  active in a group reunion
  •  a non-Board Member (unless that member is serving a partial term).
  •  willing to uphold the by-laws.

Characteristics for “Ideal” Board Member Candidates:


  • A past Rector/a before the September prior to the election
  • Supportive spouse (if married)
  • Available for the many Cursillo activities
  • Available to attend Board meetings

Christian Characteristics:

  • Prayful, compassionate & caring
  • Open to being led by the Holy Spirit
  • Open to non-Catholic participation

People Skills:

  • Diplomatic, positive approach
  • Able to deal with confrontation

Communication Skills:

  • Listening skills
  • Capable of articulating the mission of Cursillo
  • Able to use or willing to learn email for communications with Board

Administrative Skills:

  • Will not let emotions rule meetings or decisions of the Board
  • Open minded