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 (Attn: Diane Lagoski, P.O. Box 3153, 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:


  • 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