Check your inbox and you will find a email from our Region 8 Chair, Nicole Kent. Check the Region 8 Facebook page and you will find a message from her as well. What is so important that we need to get the information out to so many sources? How about Region 8 Elections!
The Region 8 Steering Committee is now accepting nominations for the following positions:
Alaska State Liaison
Alberta Province Liaison
British Columbia Province Liaison
Oregon State Liaison
Yukon Territory Liaison
Please consider nominating a colleague or running for a position yourself!
Nominations should be made via email to Nicole Kent (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than 5:00pm on Friday, January 30th. Elections will take place in February, and successful candidates will join the Steering Committee in March.
Eligibility and Term Limits:
To be eligible, nominees must have been a NACADA member for at least one year at the time of nomination (February 2015). Members may self-nominate or may nominate colleagues for available positions.
If elected, candidates will be asked to participate (in person or by phone) in the March Steering Committee meeting. March 2015 Steering Committee Meeting (during the Region 8 conference); Wednesday, March 11th 11:00am – 1:00pm Pacific time. Coeur d’Alene Resort, Coeur d’Alene, ID.
Candidate platforms will be posted on the Region 8 website by Thursday, February 5th, and available for review by region members. Electronic ballots will be distributed to current members via email. Only members from the affected Province/State/Territory will participate in the election (e.g. members from Alberta will vote for an Alberta Liaison, but not for a British Columbia Liaison). Voting will close at 5:00pm Pacific on Friday, February 20th, and candidates will be notified of the outcome via email by the Region Chair no later than March 1st.
Full nomination and election instructions and details are listed at http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Community/Regions/Region-8/Elections.aspx
Now is your chance to get more involved in Region 8! Nominate someone now!