Thank you to the many members of NAQC who recommended candidates for NAQC's Board of Directors. The Nomination Committee, led by Wayne Tormala and including Larry Green, Chad Morris, Jeannette Noltenius, Meg Riordan and David Willoughby, vetted all candidates and with the approval of the Board, has put forward a slate of five nominees for three positions on the Board. In June, NAQC will conduct its 2012 election of the Board of Directors. This e-mail contains information on the election process and the nominees standing for election in this exciting event.Who is eligible to vote?
Each organizational member of NAQC is eligible to cast a vote in the board election. A single designated representative for each organization will cast a vote on behalf of her/his organization. If you have an individual membership and would like to upgrade to an organizational membership so you can vote, please contact NAQC at NAQC@naquitline.org
.When and how will the election take place?
The election will take place from June 1 -June 14
, using an online voting tool called VOTENET. Each organizational representative will receive an e-mail with a link to the Votenet portal, a username and a password. All votes must be cast by June 14 at 5 p.m. ET.
Does the Board have terms and term limits?
Board members are elected for a term of three-years and can be re-elected once. Directors may not serve for more than two consecutive terms. Partial terms of more than one year count as a full term.What is the time commitment? Do Board members receive payment?
The annual time commitment for board members includes two in-person meetings (one-and-a-half day meetings, plus travel and preparation time), two conference call meetings (four hour meetings plus preparation time) and approximately 30 hours of additional time for committee work. Board members receive no payment other than travel reimbursement.How are officers elected?
The Board members elect their officers each year, in early August, following the election.How will NAQC notify the membership of election results?
, Board Chair
, will announce the election results in August via a NAQC communication.What qualities does NAQC seek in Board members?
Candidates for the board should have senior level experience, possess leadership skills, be strategic thinkers and display professional and collegial demeanor. Board members do not represent their employer or any specific constituency, but instead work together to create a global vision for NAQC. The board seeks members who are committed to NAQC's mission and values, contribute diverse viewpoints and cultural experiences, and have expertise in some of the areas listed below: