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Region 6 Call for Nominations

Monday, October 5, 2020  
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Region 6 is seeking nominations for President-Elect and Secretary. Please consider joining our dynamic Board. The following positions will begin their term on January 1st, 2021.

1) President-Elect (3-year term: president elect, president, immediate past president)
2) Treasurer (2-year term)

Description per Region 6 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 the Board 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. 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. Term of Office: President elect in 2021, President 2022, Immediate Past President 2023

TREASURER: The Treasurer shall have the custody of the corporate funds, securities, evidences of indebtedness and other valuable documents; keep full and accurate accounts of receipts and disbursements in the corporate books. The Treasurer shall serve for a term of two (2) years. The Treasurer disburses the funds of the Region as may be ordered or authorized by the Board and preserves proper vouchers for such disbursements; renders to the Region President and Board at the regular business meetings of the Board, or whenever they require it, an account of all transactions as Treasurer and of the financial condition of the Region. The Treasurer shall render a full financial report at the annual meeting of the Region and provide written updates about receipts and disbursements at Board of Directors meetings. The Treasurer shall render a full financial report of the Region to the Association no later than the end of the second quarter of the calendar year following the close of business on December 31 of the previous year. The Treasurer shall perform such other duties as from time to time may be prescribed by the Board or the Region President. The Treasurer shall preside over all Finance Committee functions.

Interested parties may self-nominate for any position and shall declare their desire for candidacy by submitting the following materials to the Nominating Committee via email @ Npanyc@yahoo.com:

1) Must complete Declaration for Candidacy Form- click here 2) Personal statement (250 words or less) speaking to their leadership experience, accomplishments in the area of leadership, issues which they feel are most important to the profession and our members, why they would like to serve as a member of the NPA Board of Region 6, and specifically address why they feel qualified to serve.
3) Copy of CV/Resume
4) Digital Photo

Nominations will be accepted from October 2, 2020 to November 15, 2020

Eligibility Criteria for Officers serving The NPA requires knowledge, experience, skill, leadership, temperament and a commitment of time. In addition, in order to determine the best fit for The NPA, the following minimally necessary skill set criteria shall be utilized by the Nominating Committee in making its recommendations to the Board:

1) Ability to delegate authority while retaining accountability
2) Ability and willingness to resolve conflicts
3) Strong writing and oral communication
4) Willingness to venture in new directions to enhance the Association and to ensure the viability of the NPA
5) Ability to listen to the voices of others
6) Ability to make clear concise choices and accept the consequences of chosen actions
7) Ability to make hard decisions
8) Ability to work with others as a team member
9) Open to change and new ideas
10) Strong working knowledge in the use of computers, the internet, and downloading of information
In addition to the above skill set the nominee must be a Regular or Retired member of The NPA. The nominee must agree to abide by and fulfill board leadership expectations including:
1) Demonstration of a vision for the future growth of The NPA
2) Global thinking as well as locally and being open minded
3) Demonstration of a clear vision, with the ability to instill confidence in others
4) Enforcement of and adherence to the by-laws of Region 6 and accepting responsibility for making difficult decisions
5) Demonstration of high ethical standards of conduct and behavior pursuant to NPA Board’s Policies
6) Respect for the values and opinions of others and supporting board policy/positions that you may not personally agree with
7) Delegation of authority while retaining accountability for governance
8) Selflessness (i.e. placing The NPA ahead of oneself at all times)
9) Support for NPA programs such as the PAC and others identified by the Board of Directors
Lastly, the nominee must possess a willingness to commit time and resources in the fulfillment of Board goals and responsibilities including:
1) Attendance of on-site Board meetings at least 3 times annually
2) Reading and responding to all NPA email correspondence in a timely manner which we consider to be at most 3 -5 business days
3) Participation on conference calls as the need may arise
4) Participation in the substantive work required to achieve board goals

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