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Mark your calendars! We are excited to announce the next KSKJ Life National Convention will take place August 9-11, 2018 in Chicago at the Loews Chicago-O’Hare Hotel, located at 5300 N. River Road Rosemont, Illinois, 60018.

This top-rated hotel is conveniently located next to the O’Hare airport, numerous retail shops, a movie theater and various restaurants. An on-site art/museum gallery showcases rotating exhibits by local artists. Visit their website for more information on their accommodations and amenities. Group discount rates for your reservation will be available closer to the Convention date. We will communicate to you when your arrangements can be made.The next Young Adult Leadership Conference will precede the Convention on August 7-9, 2018. For more information and to register, please click here.

Information regarding delegate elections, proposed bylaw changes and board applications is listed within this page.  Please check this site often for updates and new information regarding the Convention. Questions regarding delegate elections or general convention questions, please call (844) 407-9242.

Important Dates

March 1st Board application available for submission. (Details on website). Lodges can start elections for its delegates at a regular or a special meeting. Notice of meeting should be published in The Voice.**

Last day to submit photos for Fraternal Video Project.

April 30th Last day to hold delegate election
May 11th Last day to submit proposed amendments to KSKJ Life Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation, and resolutions involving questions and proposals of an actuarial nature. Must be received or postmarked by 5/11/18.
June 1st Deadline to submit Advertisement for National Convention book.

Deadline for Young Adult Leadership Application.  Applications available online via convention tab or activities tab.

June 10th

Deadline to submit board application.  To request application, please submit request via online.

Deadline to submit all other resolutions or proposed amendments to KSKJ Life Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation, which are not of actuarial nature. (Proposed changes must be received or postmarked by 6/10/18)

 

** Within 5 days after election, secretaries of local lodges shall certify to the home office the names and addresses of all elected delegates

Board Applications

The 2018 National Board Application/Petition for Office will be accepted via online only.  Members interested in running for a board position must submit a request by clicking the link below.  Any questions about the application process may be directed to Lynn at Lynn.Schmitt@kskjlife.com.  All board applications must be submitted by June 10, 2018.

Request Application

Delegate Elections & Proposed Bylaw Changes

All delegate elections must be held between March 1st and April 30th, 2018 by regular or special meeting.  Current President and Financial Secretary must notify home office of its delegates by completing the Delegate Election Certification Form.  A delegate election attendance sheet must also accompany the Delegate Election Certification Form

Download Delegate Election Attendance

Download Delegate Election Form 

The present Bylaws and Board of Directors’ rules provide that lodges may submit proposals, recommendations, etc., to the Convention to be acted upon by the Convention or Convention Committee.  The deadlines and requirements for submitting such proposals and/or recommendations are listed here.

Convention Book – Advertisements

Ads are now being accepted for the 39th National Convention Book.  Deadline is June 1st.   Ad submissions are accepted via website only. Please make checks payable to KSKJ Life and mail to: KSKJ Life Convention Advertising c/o Lauren Baltz  2435 Glenwood Ave., Joliet, IL  60435. Proceeds from advertisements help fund the KSKJ Life Educational Grant Program. If you have any questions, please call (844) 407-9242.  Pricing is as follows:

Full Page $125
Half Page $85
Quarter Page $60
Eighth Page $35
Personal

(one line with name, lodge # and city)

$20

To submit an ad, please click here.

Learn more about the Convention’s great location by watching the video below!