Presentation on theme: "2006 Executive Council Input Society Election Process Submitted by Larry Jones July 30-31, 2006 Marriott Hotel Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A."— Presentation transcript:
2006 Executive Council Input Society Election Process Submitted by Larry Jones July 30-31, 2006 Marriott Hotel Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A.
August 20062 2006 Executive Council Meeting Society Election Process 2007-2008 Society Year Open Positions –Officers – 2 years President ExecutiveVice President Executive Secretary Treasurer –Directors – 4 years Education and Professional Development Chapter Services Conferences –No two consecutive full terms in the same office –No concurrent offices may be held –Term begins July 1, 2007 (new Society Year)
August 20063 2006 Executive Council Meeting Society Election Process Nominating Committee –Appointed by Society President with advice and consent of the EC –Committee consist of at least 5 voting members At least one must be a current or Past President of the Society Chapter Participation –Nomination committee shall seek advice and recommendations from each chapter Nominee Qualifications – Currently a Professional Member of the Society Fellow member Senior member Member
August 20064 2006 Executive Council Meeting Society Election Process Process –Committee shall nominate at least two candidates for each open office –Committee shall nominate more candidates for Directors than the number of positions to be filled –Slate of nominees shall be approved by a quorum of the EC –Slate of nominees shall be submitted to the Executive Secretary NLT 7 months prior to the end of the second Society Year (Nov 30, 2006) Nominee responsibilities –Provide suitable biographical information –Provide a photograph for publication in the JSS –Provide written acceptance of their nomination
August 20065 2006 Executive Council Meeting Society Election Process At-large nominations –Requires written petition of at least 30 members –Submitted to Executive Secretary for consideration by the Nomination Committee and Executive Council NLT 9 months prior to the end of term of office (Sept. 30, 2006) Voting Process –Executive Secretary submits mail ballot to all voting members NLT 5 months prior to the end of the term of office (Jan. 31, 2007) –Election requires plurality of ballots received within 30 days of mailing (March 2, 2007) Results tabulated by a committee of NLT 3 professional members Results announced by letter or JSS announcement All ballots must be available for review for a period of NLT 1 year following the election