Call for Nominations | 2022 Region VI Elected Positions
Updated: May 11, 2022
Dear Region VI Members,
This year, our region will be holding elections for all five regional leadership positions:
Regional Advisory Committee At-Large member
Region VI National Board of Directors member
We are looking for dedicated and exceptional regional volunteers and leaders to fill each of these roles!
The Chair and Secretary positions involve a two-year commitment, including one year in the elect position and the following year as the incumbent. In addition, the Chair position includes a third year as Immediate Past Chair following service as Chair. The Treasurer position is a three-year commitment, including one year in the elect position and two years as the incumbent. The Regional Advisory Committee member and National Board of Directors member serve for two years. Descriptions for each position can be found below.
Reflective of NCURA's Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), we are committed to achieving diversity of all kinds in our leaders, including but not limited to gender, ethnicity, experience, and institution type, and we encourage all interested members to become involved in leadership opportunities in NCURA. Please consider nominating yourself or a qualified colleague who would be willing to serve the region in one of these open positions.
The nomination form can be found online here: https://forms.gle/3RN1BbcDgf9Y7jMH8.
Nominations will need to include the completed online nomination form, statement of interest and DEI position, nominee resume, and letter(s) of recommendation (submitted separately as attachments via e-mail to email@example.com).
The closing date for nominations is Friday, May 27, 2022.
(extended from prior closing date of May 13, 2022)
Thank you on behalf of the Region VI Nominating Committee!
Samantha Aleshire (University of California, San Diego)
Derek Brown (Washington State University)
Brigidann Cooper (Lundquist Institute)
Csilla Csaplár, chair (Stanford University)
Kim Eudy (University of Southern California)
Heather Kubinec (Cedars Sinai)
Nancy Lewis (University of California, Irvine)
The Regional Chair serves Region VI as its chief executive officer for a period of one year, beginning January 1, and reports to the Regional Advisory Committee, the regional membership, and the National Board of Directors. The Region VI Chair shall be responsible for planning the regional meeting each year, calling and leading meetings, establishing ad hoc committees, appointing committee members, and performing other duties as required in directing the activities of the region. The Regional Chair, at the conclusion of the term of office, shall serve as Immediate Past Chair on the Regional Advisory Committee for the term of one year, beginning January 1.
The Region VI and VII Chairs shall share joint oversight of the responsibility for planning the regional meeting, including logistics such as site selection, negotiation of the hotel/conference center contract, and developing the meeting program.
The Chair-Elect serves Region VI for a period of one year, beginning January 1 of the year following election, and shall assume the duties of the Regional Chair in their absence. The Chair-Elect reports to the Region VI Chair. The Chair-Elect shall assume the office of Regional Chair at the expiration of the Chair-Elect's term of office, or upon the death, recall, or resignation of the Regional Chair. The Chair-Elect shall assist the Regional Chair, as requested, in directing the activities of the region. The Chair-Elect will work with the Chair to ensure continuity and a smooth transition to the position of Region VI Chair the following year, beginning January 1.
The Secretary serves Region VI for a period of one year, beginning January 1, and shall report to the Region VI Chair. The Secretary shall be responsible for taking and distributing minutes of regional business meetings, maintaining the official membership roster of the region, facilitating regional communications, and making appropriate reports at regional meetings. The Secretary will also be responsible for assisting with Regional Meeting logistics.
The Secretary-Elect shall serve the Region for one year beginning January 1 of the year following election, and shall report to the Regional Secretary. The Secretary-Elect shall assist the Regional Secretary, as requested, in fulfilling their responsibilities and shall assume the duties of the Secretary in their absence. The Secretary-Elect will work with the Secretary to ensure continuity and a smooth transition to the position of Region VI Secretary the following year, beginning January 1.
The Treasurer serves Region VI for a period of two years, beginning January 1, and shall report to the Region VI Chair. The Treasurer shall be responsible for accurately maintaining the financial records of the region, the collection, deposit, and disbursement of funds, and preparation of the region's annual budget for endorsement by the Regional Chair. The budget period will coincide with each Regional Chair’s term of office. The Treasurer will make appropriate reports at regional meetings and will be responsible for assisting with Regional Meeting logistics.
The Treasurer-Elect shall serve the Region for one year beginning January 1 of the year following election, and shall report to the Regional Treasurer. The Treasurer-Elect shall assist the Treasurer, as requested, in directing the financial activities of the region and shall assume the duties of the Treasurer in their absence. The Treasurer-Elect will work with the Treasurer to ensure continuity and a smooth transition to the position of Region VI Treasurer the following year, beginning January 1.
Regional Advisory Committee Member
The Regional Advisory Committee member serves as an at-large member, and supports the RAC in advising the chair on regional business, developing strategies for regional activities, evaluating regional issues, participating on regional committees, and serving as a general sounding board for the chair and the membership. Every year, one at-large member will be elected by the Region membership and one at-large member will be appointed by the Region Chair. All at-large members will serve two-year terms beginning January 1 of the year following election.
National Board of Directors member
Region VI shall elect one representative member to the National Board of Directors, for a two-year term to begin on January 1 in odd-numbered years. The National Board of Directors member will represent Region VI and participate in National Board of Directors meetings and activities.
Responsibilities of the Board of Directors shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
Serve as the governing body of the Council;
Establish and maintain the financial, personnel, and operating policies of the Council;
Establish and disband committees and other administrative groups;
Fill vacancies in the offices of the Council, on the Board of Directors, and in the leadership of standing and select committees; and
Provide advice and counsel in preparing, planning, and presenting the Annual Meeting of the Council.
Position descriptions online here: https://www.ncuraregionvi.org/bylaws