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SIETAR USA LEADERSHIP CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

12 Oct 2019 6:33 AM | Anonymous

Dear SIETAR USA members and colleagues,

The future of SIETAR USA depends on its members to support its mission and to provide the leadership to guide the organization.

SIETAR USA annually opens a call for nominations to the board of directors.We invite you to become involved by nominating yourself or another candidate. You can anyone you nominate must be:

  1. Member in good standing with SIETAR USA (or willing to become a member)
  2. Member who has attended SIETAR USA conferences in the past five (5) years
The Nominations Committee identifies candidates through a nomination process for each position based on the required skill and knowledge sets needed for each position. Members may add names to the list of candidates by sending a petition to the Chair of the Nominations Committee.

To that end, we are issuing the 2019 Call for Nominations for the Board of Directors of SIETAR USA. We invite you to become involved by nominating yourself or another candidate. Click here to download the 2019 call for nominations (PDF). 

Petitions are due to the Chair of the Nominations Committee by November 5, 2019

List of Positions Open for Nomination

There are eight Officer and Directors positions open for nomination in 2019:

  • President Elect (Officer)
  • Secretary (Officer)
  • Treasurer (Officer)
  • Communications (Director)
  • Local Groups (Director)
  • Membership, Outreach and Diversity (Director)
  • Professional Development (Director)
  • Sponsorship Partnership Development (Director)

Process

The Nominations Committee identifies candidates through a nomination process for each position based on the required skill and knowledge sets needed for each position. Members may add names to the list of candidates by sending a petition to the Chair of the Nominations Committee by November 5, 2019. The petition must be signed by at least five current SIETAR USA members who support the addition of this candidate; signature by email is accepted. This slate is then announced to the members of SIETAR USA. If there is more than one candidate for a position, an election will be held.

New Board members will serve their terms starting January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2022 unless noted otherwise. They will serve a three-year term (unless noted otherwise) and carry responsibilities for the portfolio (position responsibilities) for which they were elected. Upon completion of his/her term, every board member can choose to self-nominate for three more years of the same or a different board position and go through the nomination process as any new candidate would during that same nomination cycle. According to the SIETAR USA By-laws, Board membership generally cannot exceed nine (9) consecutive years.

For more details on the process and a full description of the positions open for nominationplease download and read the 2019 Call For Nominations.  



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