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Description of the Board positions, the Board Nomination process, the Board Election process, and the Nomination form.

Description of the Board positions, the Board Nomination process, the Board Election process, and the Nomination form.

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  • 1. Call for Nominations and Election Process Notification2013Page 1 of 5Call for NominationsThe IIBA South Saskatchewan Chapter Nominations and Election Committee hereby issue a callfor nominations to fill the following South Saskatchewan IIBA Board positions. Board positionswill be filled through election process as outlined below.The following board positions are open for receiving nominations:Position Name* Position Type Term LengthPresidentVice- PresidentExecutive DirectorExecutive Director2 years (regular term)2 years (regular term)Treasurer Executive Director 2 years (regular term)Director, Membership Services Director at Large 2 years (regular term)Director, Events Director at Large 2 years (regular term)*IIBA is a ‘non-profit organization’. Board positions are filled voluntarily. No remuneration will be provided.President The President is responsible to the Board. The President shall keep the Board informed of all aspects of the Chapter’s affairs andshall consult with it on major activities. The President shall make reports to the general membership on behalf of the Board ateach annual meeting and as directed by the Board. The President shall also serve as ex-officio with the right to vote on all committees. The President shall act as the executive head of the Chapter, and when present, shallpreside as Chair over the Board meetings. The President shall exercise supervision over the affairs of the Chapter. The President shall be responsible for enforcement of these Bylaws and carrying out allorders and resolutions of the Board. The President shall exercise such authority within limits as shall be set by the Boardfrom time to time. The President shall also have such additional responsibility as may be delegated by theBoard.Vice President The Vice President is responsible to the President and the Board, and shall assume theduties of the President in the absence or disability of the President. The Vice President shall assist the President in the execution of his or her duties andresponsibilities to the Board. The Vice President shall also have such additional responsibilities as may be delegatedby the Board or the President.
  • 2. Call for Nominations and Election Process Notification2013Page 2 of 5Treasurer The Treasurer is responsible to the President and the Board and shall be responsible forthe financial affairs of the Chapter; this includes processing of accounts payable,accounts receivable, banking, etc. The Treasurer shall maintain the financial records of the Chapter and shall submitfinancial statements to the Board or any relevant Governmental agency as directed bythe Board or required by law. The Treasurer shall prepare, for submission to the Annual Meeting, a set of financialstatements as provided for in these Bylaws. The Treasurer shall provide current financial reports as requested by the President orBoard. The Treasurer shall be responsible for managing incoming mail (PO Box and generalemail requests). Upon election of a new Treasurer, the outgoing Treasurer shall be responsible toconduct a complete financial review with the incoming Treasurer.Director, Membership ServicesThe Director of Membership Services: is responsible for maintaining the Chapter member list is responsible for maintaining the Chapter email list is responsible for providing metrics to the Board, as requested, regarding membership numbers,membership demographics, etc is responsible for activities to attract and engage members of the ChapterDirector, EventsThe Director of Events: is responsible for soliciting speakers for events and ensuring event content supports the skillsdevelopment of participants is responsible for the scheduling and logistics of Chapter events is responsible for event invitations and managing attendance responses is responsible for ensuring appropriate resources are present at Chapter eventsFor additional information on these positions, please contact the appointed Chair of the IIBA SouthSaskatchewan Chapter Board Nominations Committee (Laurentia Akoto) at lakoto@global-village.net
  • 3. Call for Nominations and Election Process Notification2013Page 3 of 5I. Board Nomination ProcessNominations and Elections CommitteeThe Nomination and Election Committee manages the nomination process. The committee: Distributes the call for elections Gathers nominations Verifies that nominees are eligible and willing to stand Manages the election process Reports and records the election resultsNomination EligibilityAny current IIBA member may nominate, vote, and stand for a board position. Those eligiblepeople interested in a Board position may be nominated in two ways:1. Be nominated by a current IIBA member2. Self nominate and submit nomination with an eligible seconderNominationIf you are interested in serving as a board member or you wish to nominate a fellow SouthSaskatchewan IIBA chapter member, please complete the following steps:1. Create an email or complete Nomination form2. In the subject line type ‘Nomination’3. Indicate the nominee’s: First and last name Email address Phone number IIBA member number Board position sought Brief description of qualifications and experience First and last name of seconder (if self-nominating)Send the email to the appointed Chair of the IIBA South Saskatchewan Chapter BoardNominations Committee (Laurentia Akoto) at lakoto@global-village.netNOTE: All nominations must be received by end of day May 14th, 2013.All eligible Nominee’s names and brief descriptions of relevant experience will be distributed tomembers on May 20thfor voting during the period of May 20th– 24th.If there are any questions regarding the nomination process, please contact the appointedChair of the IIBA South Saskatchewan Chapter Board Nominations Committee (Laurentia Akoto)at lakoto@global-village.net
  • 4. Call for Nominations and Election Process Notification2013Page 4 of 5II. Board Election ProcessThe following is the election schedule for the 2013 South Saskatchewan IIBA election:ELECTION SCHEDULEApril 17thFirst Day of NominationMay 14thLast Day of NominationMay 20thNomination Slate distributedMay 20th– 24thVoting PeriodMay 27th– May 29thVotes counted by NominationsCommittee and winners notifiedMay 30thAnnouncement via email ofElection ResultsVoting EligibilityFor the 2013 election, members in good standing of the International IIBA and SouthSaskatchewan IIBA chapter shall be entitled to one vote per position.VotingThe 2013 elections will be held via email. Members will be sent a list of candidates for eachposition, and will be asked to reply with their vote for board position(s) when there is morethan one eligible nominee. The South Saskatchewan IIBA is not responsible for inaccurate orout-of-date member email addresses. Voting confidentiality is guaranteed.Voting ResultsThe Nominations Committee (or tellers designated by the committee) will tally all ballots. Thenominee with the highest number of votes will be declared the successful candidate. Thechapter members will decide what to do in the case of a tie.Results will be declared once successful candidates have been determined for positions withone or more nominees. Successful candidates will be notified first. Results will then be emailedto chapter members. Finally, they will be posted to the South Saskatchewan IIBA Chapterwebsite.If there are any questions regarding the election process, please contact the appointed Chair ofthe IIBA South Saskatchewan Chapter Board Nominations Committee (Laurentia Akoto) atlakoto@global-village.net
  • 5. Call for Nominations and Election Process Notification2013Page 5 of 52013 South Saskatchewan IIBA Nomination FormI. Please complete the following information about the nominee:1. First Name:2. Last Name:3. Email Address:4. Phone Number:5. IIBA Member Number:6. Board Position Sought:7. Please provide a description below (no more than 250 words) of the candidate’sinterest, qualifications and experience for this position.II. Please complete the following information about the nominator or seconder:1. First Name:2. Last Name:3. Email Address:4. Phone Number:5. IIBA Member Number:Send the email to appointed Chair of the IIBA South Saskatchewan Chapter BoardNominations Committee (Laurentia Akoto) at lakoto@global-village.net