Region 1 is seeking nominations for President-Elect, Western NY Chairperson, Southern Tier Chairperson and Southern Tier Member at Large.
Please consider joining our dynamic Board of Directors for The NPA Region 1. The President Elects term will begin in January 2020, then will serve as President for all of 2021, and then serve as Immediate Past President for all of 2022.
You may self-nominate.
Please see the descriptions for each position below as outlined by the Region 1 bylaws.
President-Elect- The President Elect shall serve for a one year term and shall become President at the end of this term. The President Elect shall perform the duties of the President in the absence of the President at Board of Directors and/or general membership meetings. The President Elect shall perform any and all duties designated by the President and/or a majority vote of the Board of Directors. In the event of a vacancy in the position of President, the President Elect shall assume said vacancy through the end of the outgoing President’s term.
Western NY Chairperson & Southern Tier Chairperson- The Chairpersons of Western NY and Southern Tier are tasked with planning, coordinating, and executing continuing education and networking events for the membership. The Chairpersons of Western NY and Southern Tier shall be responsible for creating a group level budget and calendar for group events and presenting it to the Board of Directors for their review and approval. The Chairpersons of Western NY and Southern Tier shall assess continuing education efforts and report back to the Board of Directors. The Chairpersons of Western NY and Southern Tier shall work with the Board to facilitate contact hours/certificates of attendance for attendance for continuing education events as appropriate.
Southern Tier Member At Large- This position does not have specific duty. Rather, they serve the board's strategic needs as determined by the president at any given time. Members-at-large may have various responsibilities and projects, short or long-term, during their term. The member-at-large has the same responsibility to ensure the mission and success of the association just as other regional board members. The Member-at-Large is a full voting member of the Region 1 Board.
*Guidelines for Chairperson of Western NY- Must be an active member of The NPA and reside within the WNY area consisting of these counties: Erie, Niagara, Genesee, Orleans, Wyoming.
Guidelines for Chairperson of Southern Tier Group must be an active member of The NPA and reside within the Southern Tier area consisting of these counties: Allegheny, Cattaragus and Chautauqua.
*Guidelines for President-elect for 2020 must be an active member of The NPA Region 1 and reside within one of the counties of Region 1.