NONPF 2020 Election
Deadline to submit nominations is October 1st, 2019
**Interested applicants have an opportunity to join an informational session hosted by the Nominating Committee to discuss criteria and expectations of a NONPF Board Member. To participate, click this link https://zoom.us/j/669355711 on September 11, 2019 at 2pm EST.
It shall be the duty of the president-elect to carry out such functions as are delegated and, in the absence of the president, to act on her/his behalf. If the president is unable to perform her/his duties or vacates the office for any reason, the president-elect will assume the presidency. The president-elect shall serve as the liaison for the Special Interest Groups (SIG) Steering Committee and shall represent the SIGs’ issues to the Board of Directors. The president-elect shall serve as chair of the SIG Steering Committee. After the two-year term as president-elect, the individual assumes the position as President for an additional two-year term (2022-2024).
Key Activities: (1) Monitors SIG activities and chairs the SIG Steering Committee; (2) tracks strategic planning and implementation of initiatives; (3) tracks national issues; (4) participates in monthly Board conference calls and Board meetings (minimum of 2 per year); (5) sustains weekly Board email communications; (6) serves on the Executive Committee; (7) prepares to assume the full scope of liaison and representation activities of the President; and (8) participates as the ex-officio on the Nominating Committee.
The treasurer shall be responsible for all fiscal matters and the accounting thereof and provide oversight for the disbursement of funds in accordance with rules and instructions established by the Board of Directors. An audit shall be conducted minimally at the end of the treasurer’s term of office and adopted by the Board of Directors.
Key Activities: (1) Monitors fiscal activities; (2) develops the annual budget for Board approval; (3) identifies opportunities for improving the fiscal growth and stability of the organization; (4) serves on the Finance, Capital Development and Marketing Committee; (5) works with standing committees to identify fund-generating activities; (6) participates in monthly Board conference calls and Board meetings (minimum of 2 per year); (7) sustains weekly Board email communications; and (8) serves on the Executive Committee.
Board Member at Large (2020-2022)
Members shall elect 3 candidates.
It shall be the duty of Board Members-at-Large to act on behalf of the organization in the arrangement and management of activities and in policy formation not explicitly assigned as a responsibility of an officer of the organization. Board Members-at-Large will be assigned specific duties to carry out the work of the Board and the organization. These duties may include providing liaison or leadership to the standing committees of the organization (Member Resources, Curricular Leadership).
Key Activities: (1) Participates in monthly Board conference calls and a minimum of 2 Board meetings per year; (2) participates in strategic planning and implementation of tactical initiatives; (3) sustains weekly Board email communications; (4) tracks the assignments and work of standing committees and ad hoc task forces; and (5) assumes duties and assignments as necessary to advance the mission.
Nominating Committee (2020-2022)
Members shall elect 2 candidates.
The committee prepares an annual slate of nominees for election to NONPF and oversees the annual election. Members of the committee cannot run for office while serving on the committee but are eligible to run one year later in the next election.
Key Activities: (1) Develops candidate eligibility criteria; (2) identifies candidates & solicits nominations for Board vacancies; (3) submits a slate of candidates to the Board and membership; and (4) oversees the election process.
The Nominating Committee will consider candidates’ experiences and skills relative to NONPF’s leadership model and advancing the goals of the organization. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment and willingness to serve on a working Board and accept assignments related to the work of the organization. The Nominating Committee looks at diversity in representation and high level of engagement in the organization in the selection of candidates for inclusion on the election slate. The NONPF leadership model includes a Board composed of 4 officers (who serve on the Executive Committee) and 7 directors-at-large who will provide governance to the organization while implementing the organization’s strategic plan through a structure of standing and special committees. Individuals can serve no more than 2 terms consecutively in the same position and no more than 6 consecutive years in any position on the Board.
INSTRUCTIONS: Complete the nomination form online.