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Nominations for each year open – July 1 and remain open until there are at least two candidates for the position.

 

Positions for Society Elections include:

Sr. Vice President – Board of Directors

  • 1 yr. term then moves to President-Elect then to President
  • Terms run July 1 – June 30
  • Must be a professional member
  • Employer Support
  • Meet Board Competencies

Vice President, Finance – Board of Directors

  • 3 yr. term
  • Terms run July 1 – June 30
  • Must be a professional member
  • Employer Support
  • Meet Board Competencies

Directors-at-Large – Board of Directors

  • 3 yr. term
  • Terms run July 1 – June 30
  • Must be a professional member
  • 4 total positions total
  • Positions are staggered each year
  • Employer Support
  • Meet Board Competencies

Council Vice Presidents

  • 3 yr. term
  • Terms run July 1 – June 30
  • Positions staggered
  • Must be a professional member
  • Employer Support
  • Councils include:
    • Council on Academic Affairs and Research
    • Council on Region Affairs
    • Council on Professional Affairs
    • Council on Practices and Standards
    • Council on Professional Development

Regional Vice President

  • 3 yr. term
  • Terms run July 1 – June 30
  • 9 regions
  • Positions are staggered each year
  • Nominees are submitted to the Regional Nominations & Elections Committee for approval
  • Position description

Community Assistant Administrator

  • 2 yr. terms
  • Terms run July 1 – June 30
  • 18 Practice Specialties
  • 4 Common Interest Groups
  • Position moves to Administrator for another 2 yr. term
  • Communities are staggered for each year
  • Position description

Area Director

  • 3 yr. term
  • All regions have area directors
  • Positions are staggered each year
  • Nominees are submitted to the Regional Nominations & Elections Committee for approval
  • Position description

Elected positions are referenced in Society Bylaws – Article VIII and Society Operating Guidelines 6.7

No nomination will be submitted to the Nominations & Elections Committee until the below required documents are received:

  • Nomination Form
    • All questions are required for a complete nomination
  • Bio (limited to 250 words – in 3rd party format)
  • Platform Statement address your vision for the position submitting for (limited to 300 words; Sr. VP limited to 500 words)
  • Employer Support/Self-Employed Letter (Board/Council positions)
  • Photo (hi-resolution)
  • Conflict of Interest Form

The slate of officers is published on February 1

  • Any positions still open will remain open until there are nominations received

Elections run March 1 – 30

  • Ballots are sent to all members whose membership is in good standing 30 days prior.

Special elections will not take place until a time after the Society election is closed

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