Monday, November 27, 2017

Call for Nominations: Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect & Secretary/Treasurer

The ARLIS/NA Northern California (ARLIS/NA-NC) Nominating Committee is currently seeking nominees for the position of Vice-Chair/Chair Elect and Secretary/Treasurer. The Vice-Chair/Chair Elect position will commence as Vice-Chair on January 1, 2018 and assume the Chair position on January 1, 2019. The Secretary/Treasurer position will commence on January 1, 2018 for two years. 

Anyone interested in serving can self-nominate by sending the Committee a brief statement of interest and a short biography describing your professional qualifications or a current resume/CV. You may also submit the name of an ARLIS/NA-NC colleague to the Nominating Committee. 

According to the chapter bylaws, the Vice-Chair/Chair Elect is responsible for carrying out the following duties

The Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect (2 year appointment: 1 year as Vice-Chair, 1 year as Chair) shall act as executive officer in the event the Chair is unable to serve; shall act as the program chair; shall assist in the planning of the activities of the Chapter; and shall draft and send out the Chapter's annual report.

According to the chapter bylaws, the Secretary/Treasurer is responsible for carrying out the following duties:

Secretary/Treasurer (2 year appointment) shall be responsible for: a. the announcements of meetings; b. the keeping of minutes of the meetings of the Chapter; c. the handling of all financial accounts of the Chapter; d. sending reports of meetings of the Chapter to the Chapters Liaison within thirty (30) days of the meeting.

Serving as a chapter officer has many benefits, including gaining valuable leadership experience and ensuring that the ARLIS/NA-NC Chapter meets the needs of our local network of art information professionals. Please consider contributing to our chapter as a member of the Executive Board!

Please send your nominations to the ARLIS/NA Northern California (ARLIS/NA-NC) Nominating Committee: Christina Moretta (Outgoing Chair) or Abby Dansiger (Incoming Chair) by Friday, December 8. You may also contact us with any questions.

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