08.19.14

Call for Nominations for 2015 NMRT Elections

Posted in Uncategorized at 8:08 am by nmrtsecretary

NMRT offers training, opportunities, and a wide variety of programs on the national, state and local levels to assist, encourage, and educate those new to the association and the profession. Now is the opportunity for you or a librarian you know to take a leadership role in that mission!

The NMRT Board needs nominations for the four open positions on its 2015 election slate. The terms-of-office, attendance obligations, and responsibilities vary between the positions.

Vice President/President Elect

  • Three year term of office (Vice-President 2015-2016, President 2016-17, Past-President 2017-18).
  • Must physically attend both Midwinter and Annual conferences.
  • The Vice-President/President-Elect assists the President in performing those duties the President assigns and prepares for their Presidential term the following year. The Vice-President/President-Elect handles committee appointments and acts as a representative of NMRT.   More information.

 Secretary

  • One year term of office (2015-2016).
  • Must physically attend both Midwinter and Annual conferences.
  • The Secretary attends all NMRT Board Meetings, and is a voting member of the Board. The Secretary also requests reports of Board members and committee chairs throughout the year and coordinates NMRT social networking presence on the appropriate tools. More information.

Leadership Development Director

  • Two year term of office (2015-2017).
  • Must virtually or physically attend both Midwinter and Annual conferences.
  • The Leadership Development Director oversees the activities of the following committees: NMRT Professional Development Grant, Annual Program, Annual Conference Professional Development Attendance Award, Online Discussion Forum, Endnotes, and Shirley Olofson Memorial Award. The director provides assistance, advice and support to these committees as needed.  More information.

Member Services Director

  • Two year term of office (2015-2017)
  • Must virtually or physically attend both Midwinter and Annual conferences.
  • The Member Services Director oversees the activities of the following committees: Web committee, Resume Review committee, Mentoring committee, and Footnotes committee. The director provides assistance, advice and support to these committees as needed. The Member Services Director is also appointed to the Membership Promotion Task Force, a subcommittee of the ALA Membership Committee.  More information.

All nominations must be submitted to NMRTNominations@gmail.com by Wednesday, September 17 2014. Self-nominations are welcome.Questions about the nomination and election process? Contact Tammy Ivins (nominating committee chair) at NMRTNominations@gmail.com.

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