Call for BOARD Nominations

 

The deadline to Self-Nominate is April 30, 2019

Secretary-Treasurer: Term is January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020. This position will succeed to the positions of President Elect, President, and Immediate Past President in subsequent years, for a total term of four years.

Secretary-Treasurer Qualifications:

  • State Association Board members must complete their term in their respective state prior to assuming the duties of Board
  • Must have previous experience as a NAMSS Committee Chair or Vice Chair or NAMSS Board member
  • Must have completed the Candidate Application by April 30th
  • Must be an active NAMSS member in good standing for the past five (5) years
  • Must hold current NAMSS dual certification (both CPCS and CPMSM)
  • Must sign and adhere to the NAMSS Volunteer Leader Agreement
  • Must abide by the NAMSS Principles of Leadership
  • Must demonstrate a proven track record evidenced through input/recommendations from references that address the NAMSS Principles of Leadership

Candidates are encouraged to review the Secretary-Treasurer Job Description and Nomination and Election of NAMSS Officers and Board Members Policy prior to submitting their nomination


Directors at Large
: Three positions will be elected, each with three-year terms from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022.  

Director at Large Qualifications:

  • State Association Board members must complete their term in their respective state prior to assuming the duties of Board
  • Must have previous experience on a NAMSS committee or State Association Board within the last five (5) years
  • Must have completed the Candidate Application by April 30th
  • Must be an active NAMSS member in good standing for the past five (5) years
  • Must hold a current NAMSS certification (either CPMSM or CPCS)
  • Must sign and adhere to the NAMSS Volunteer Leader Agreement
  • Must abide by the NAMSS Principles of Leadership
  • Must demonstrate a proven track record evidenced through input/recommendations from references that address the NAMSS Principles of Leadership

Candidates are encouraged to review the Director at Large Job Description, Director at Large Responsibilities, and Nomination and Election of NAMSS Officers and Board Members Policy prior to submitting their nomination


Self-Nomination Process 

All self-nominations for the 2020 NAMSS Board of Directors must be submitted using the online submission site by the deadline of April 30, 2019

*For ease of use, have all required documents prepared and complete the self-nomination form in one sitting. 

You can save and resume your form, and will receive a link to resume that will be valid for 30 days. PLEASE NOTE UPLOADS CANNOT BE SAVED. Once you get to the Nominee Statement page, you will need to finish the self-nomination form in one sitting or will lose any uploads. 

Please Be Prepared to Upload the Following As Part of the Online Submission:

  1. Nominee Statement (maximum 500 words)
    1. Statement should be directed to the NAMSS membership and identify why you are interested in serving on the NAMSS Board of Directors 
  2. Nominee Biosketch (maximum 1000 words)
    1. Biosketch should highlight special professional training, skills, or hobbies that you could bring to the NAMSS Board of Directors
  3. Signed NAMSS Volunteer Leader Agreement
  4. Signed Campaign Policy Agreement
  5. Completed Leadership Self-Assessment (narrative should be added on page three)
  6. Three Reference Leadership Assessments (please note: current Board members may not serve as references)
  7. Color photo/professional headshot

Self-nominators will also be required to consent to volunteer as a Board member and should consider discussing the commitment with their supervisors before applying. NAMSS may also request written references from state leadership (where state leadership experience is indicated) and/or relevant NAMSS committee chairperson (where committee experience is indicated).

Questions? Please contact the NAMSS Executive Office at (202) 367-1196 or via e-mail at info@namss.org.