Saturday, April 28, 2018
Dear ASP colleagues,
On behalf of AASE, I would like to announce the nomination and election procedures for the Executive Board for the upcoming year. Please go to the Membership page of the AASE website and follow the Nomination link which can be found here: http://www.associationofacademicsupporteducators.org/membership.html. To nominate someone, you must be an AASE Member. If you are unsure whether you are an AASE member, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You many nominate only one person for each position, but you can nominate the same person for more than one position. Self-nominations are allowed.
Nominations are due by April 30, 2018. All nominees confirmed by the election committee (Russell McClain, Jamie Kleppetsch, and Betsy Six – the members of the Executive Board who are not eligible to run for an office) will be forwarded to the Executive Board. We will then circulate an online ballot. Voting will be open for one week leading up to the national conference and will close on May 22, 2018, the end of the first day of the national conference.
The AASE Executive Board meets or communicates on matters every month. Each Executive Board position has regular duties in addition to being assigned to serve as a liaison on committees and other tasks as needed. Candidates should be willing to thoroughly fulfill the time commitment required of the office for which they are nominated.
The positions that are open for election are President-Elect, Vice President of Diversity, Secretary, Treasurer, and the newly created position of Treasurer-Elect. As provided in the AASE Bylaws (relevant portion excerpted below), the Board voted to amend the Bylaws to add this additional Board position. The Treasurer-Elect will serve a two-year term – one year as Treasurer-Elect and one year as Treasurer. This will allow for a smoother transition to a new Treasurer, who must pay many of the expenses associated with the conference almost immediately after taking office. We plan to seek ratification of this Bylaw amendment at the annual business meeting, which will be held on the third day of the conference.
The President-Elect will serve a three-year term on the Board – one year as President-Elect, one year as President, and one year as Past President. All other positions will serve for one year. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me, Russell, or Jamie.
ARTICLE XIII: AMENDMENTS
- Amendment of Bylaws. These bylaws may be amended or repealed by either an affirmative vote of two thirds of the Board of Directors or by an affirmative vote of a majority of the members. The bylaws may not contain any provisions that would be inconsistent with law or the Articles of Incorporation.