Archive for May 11, 2016

COAI Open Offices

Open Appointment Officers Call
By Mike Cox
Executive Vice President

COAI has three (3) offices declared vacant and up for appointment. These positions (offices) are: South Central Regional Vice President, North Central Regional Vice President, and Northwest Regional Vice President. These positions represent COAI within these geographical regions. Candidates for Regional Vice President (RVPs) must reside fulltime in the region they represent. RVPs work with existing alleys in planning, organizing, and staging of regional conventions; assist with membership concerns; and oversee the administration of all COAI programs. They are required to report regional activities to the board and the general membership, attend board meetings, and attend the annual convention.

Term of office is set to begin the first day after appointment in 2016 and continues until June 31, 2018. If you are interested in filling this position, please send a declaration for office and a photo (in and out of clown). The process is similar to our current policy for nomination declarations. Include your qualifications and what you feel you can bring to the COAI Board. Declarations will be given to the new COAI President, and the new board will make the final appointment to fill this vacancy as soon as possible after July 1, 2016.

Deadline to receive the declarations is July 1, 2016.

E-mail declarations and photos (please put in subject line “Appointment Declaration”) to or mail your declaration and photo to:

Mike Cox
ATTN: COAI Appointment Declaration
9415 Alameda Avenue
Henrico, Virginia 23294

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mike Cox at or call him at 804-337-6143.

Clowning his way into the record books

Video posted by Jeff Brady: The International Shrine Clown Association held its annual convention in Billings this year to honor Billings resident Floyd Creeky Creekmore.