Nominations are now being accepted for NCHC leadership positions. Consider getting involved in leading our organization into the future as we move toward becoming a more visible participant in the national and international conversation on higher education. We need your talents, skills, motivation, creativity, energy, and wisdom. The Board of Directors is not a closed society: we enthusiastically welcome bright, new minds and eager hands.
The Nominating Committee is accepting nominations for the following positions:
Vice President (1 year term*)
The Vice President serves as chair of the planning committee for the 2015 national conference, serves as a member of the Executive Committee, and performs other duties as provided in the Bylaws or as assigned by the Board of Directors consistent with the Constitution and Bylaws. *The candidate elected as Vice President is committed to serving four years on the Board of Directors, as Vice President, President Elect, President, and Past President.
Treasurer (3 year term)
The Treasurer supervises the collection of all fees and dues owing to NCHC, supervises NCHC funds and their deposit in a manner consistent with the Constitution, Bylaws, and Standing Orders of NCHC, makes an annual report to NCHC and submits annually, or at any time requested by the Board of Directors, a complete and verified statement of the financial condition of NCHC, and serves as a member of the Executive Committee.
Four At-Large Professional Board Members (3 year term)
Four professionals are elected to serve as members of the Board of Directors.
Four At-Large Student Members (1 or 2 year terms)
Two students are elected to serve as 1-year members and two students are elected to serve as 2-year members of the Board of Directors.
Nominators should contact the nominee to verify his or her willingness to serve prior to making the nomination.
Nomination and candidate materials must be submitted online no later than Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 5:00 pm (Central Daylight Time). If you have any questions about the requirements of these positions or the functioning of the Board, please contact Greg Lanier, chair of the nominating committee, at email@example.com. Questions about the nominations process should be directed to Betty Talley at the National Collegiate Honors Council office at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 402-472-9151.
Nominees should understand the requirements of the position as noted below:
·All candidates for positions as Officers or Professional At-Large Members of the Board of Directors must at the time ballots are distributed be institutional member representatives, professional members of NCHC, or affiliate members of NCHC, and must continue to be members of NCHC during their terms of office. Student At-Large members of the Board of Directors must at the time of assumption of office be student members of NCHC and must continue to be members of NCHC during their terms of office.
·It is expected that officers and members of the Board of Directors will attend the winter and fall Board of Directors’ meetings. If a summer meeting is called, officers and members will be expected to attend a summer meeting.
·Please note that NCHC will cover hotel costs for Board members’ attendance at the winter meeting and a summer meeting, if one is called.
·Officers who have completed their terms of office may not be elected immediately thereafter to the same office or as an At-Large Member of the Board of Directors, with the exception of the Secretary and the Treasurer who may be re-elected to their respective offices for a second term in succession. An At-Large Member of the Board of Directors who has completed a full term may not succeed himself or herself as an At-Large Member of the Board of Directors.
·Student nominees for the Board of Directors must provide a statement of institutional support for their travel to two or three meetings each year.
Nominations are also being accepted for NCHC Standing Committees. Individuals may serve on a maximum of two standing committees. Please note that if you are already serving on a committee, you must still submit a nomination form indicating your interest in continuing to serve.