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OVERVIEW:  Each officer on the Executive Board is elected to a two-year term.  The offices of President-Elect and Secretary occur in odd-numbered years (2019, 2021, 2023,....), and the offices of Vice-President and Treasurer occur in even-numbered years (2020, 2022, 2024,...).


President-Elect

a. Executive Board liaison with Committees and Networks

b. Assist the President as requested

c. Becomes President of Organization after term as President-Elect


Secretary

a. Executive Board minutes, agendas, official documents, and correspondence

b. Executive Board liaison with Executive Assistant and Webmaster

DETAILS:

The President-Elect shall

● Participate actively in all Executive Board meetings and provide reports of all activities.

● Serve as the Executive Board liaison with the NOSS Committees and Networks and maintain regular communication with them.

● Participate on the JDE Advisory Council.

● In collaboration with the Executive Board, plan and facilitate the annual Leadership Congress for Committee and Network leaders.

● Work with the NOSS Office to ensure the integrity of elections.

● Provide articles on a regular basis to the NOSS Newsletter.

● Act as the presiding officer of the Organization in the absence of the President.

● Serve in a general capacity as the President’s advisor in matters affecting NOSS. 

● Shadow the President in maintaining communications and building relationships with national/international figures; attend meetings and participate in conversations as possible.

● Keep up with current media information relevant to the field,

● Maintain an active presence on NOSS social media.

● Provide content for the President’s report at the annual conference business meeting.

● Perform additional duties at the discretion of the President and Executive Board.

● Provide timely transition for the incoming President-Elect and mentor as requested.

The Secretary shall

● Participate actively in all Executive Board meetings and provide reports of all activities.

● Record and disseminate minutes from all Executive Board meetings in a timely fashion.

● Prepare a list of decisions made at all Executive Board meetings.

● In collaboration with the President, construct and disseminate an agenda for each Executive Board meeting, based on input from all officers.

● Assume responsibility for maintaining and distributing NOSS stationery, business cards, and other paper documents.

● Maintain and update the official copy of all NOSS policies (PPH), Bylaws, and resolutions.

● Serve as the official custodian of all documents belonging to the Organization.

● Serve in a general capacity as the President’s advisor in matters affecting NOSS.

● In conjunction with the President and immediate Past President, write letters of condolence and congratulations as appropriate.

● Serve as Lead Reviewer for the Policies & Procedures Handbook and NOSS Bylaws in collaboration with the NOSS Board.

● Present previous year’s minutes at the annual conference business meeting and also provide content for the President’s report at the meeting.

● In collaboration with the Executive Board and the Conference Manager, assist in planning the Leadership Congress.

● Serve as liaison with the Executive Assistant and Webmaster regarding areas of responsibility.

● Act as primary liaison between the Board and the Webmaster.

● Create and send out the monthly NOSS newsletter and Letter from the President.

● Perform additional duties at the discretion of the President and Executive Board.

● Provide timely transition for the incoming Secretary and mentor as requested.


2019 Executive Board Election

NOSS is accepting nominations for the Executive Board positions of President-Elect and Secretary through September 15, 2019.  To nominate someone, email the Executive Assistant at acook@thenoss.org.

The election will open November 30 and close December 15.  Per the Policy and Procedures Handbook, all active members or those whose membership lapses fewer than two months from the time of election are eligible to vote.  Eligible voters will receive an email the week of November 30 with instructions on how to vote online.

PROCESS

September 15: Nominations close.

September 17, the Executive Assistant contacts nominees as their names are received to ascertain their interest and preferred office of service.

CANDIDATE PACKET

The Executive Assistant prepares office descriptions and sends a request for candidate information to each committed nominee with a return deadline of September 30.  Each nominee is asked to provide the following information.

  • Personal letter of interest

  • Letter of support from a college administrator

  • List of professional references, including one reference from the nominee’s chapter

  • Brief resume (not to exceed 250 words) including name, current position/title at institution, academic rank, institution name, city and state, professional education and the following:

    • Professional activities not including NOSS

    • Professional activities including NOSS and Chapter activities

    • Answer to a designated question, “What skills do you bring to this position that will help move the organization forward?”

    • Picture (black and white)

COMING IN OCTOBER

President-Elect Candidate Information

Secretary Candidate Information









NOSS exists to assist education professionals to make a positive difference in the lives of students.

NOSS, The National Organization for Student Success, (formerly known as NADE) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

P.O. Box 963, Northport, AL 35476      Phone: 205.331.5997       Email:  acook@thenoss.org

 

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