09.10.15

Call for Nominations, 2016 NMRT Elections

Posted in Uncategorized at 4:19 pm 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 following six open positions on its 2016 election slate. The terms-of-office, attendance obligations, and responsibilities vary between the positions. Nominations (self nominations welcome) are due by September 23, 2015.

Nominations should be sent to NMRTNominations@gmail.com.

Vice President/President Elect

  • Three year term of office (Vice-President 2016-2017, President 2017-18, Past-President 2018-19).
  • Must physically attend both Midwinter and Annual conferences, and participation in e-board meetings throughout the year is expected.
  • 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 (2016-2017).
  • Must physically attend both Midwinter and Annual conferences, and participation in e-board meetings throughout the year is expected.
  • 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.

Treasurer

  • Three year term of office (2016-2019; one year as Assistant Treasurer/Treasurer-Elect,followed by two years as Treasurer).
  • Must physically attend both Midwinter and Annual conferences, and participation in e-board meetings throughout the year is expected.
  • The Treasurer attends all NMRT Board Meetings and (after the first year) is a voting member of the Board.
  • The Treasurer serves as fiscal officer for NMRT, channeling the funds of the Round Table as needed; serves as the financial clearinghouse for NMRT funds including coordinating the payment of bills and monitoring funds spent and encumbered so that the NMRT budget is followed; reserves the NMRT hotel blocks at the Midwinter and Annual Conferences according to NMRT needs; and trains theAssistant Treasurer/Treasurer-Elect in the third year of her/his term.

More information.

Networking Director

  • Two year term of office (2016-2018)
  • Must virtually or physically attend both Midwinter and Annual conferences, and participation in e-board meetings throughout the year is expected.
  • The Networking Director oversees the activities of the following committees: Awards Reception Committee, Annual Conference Local Information Committee, Association Options Committee (formerly called Membership Pavilion Committee), and Midwinter Social Committee and Orientations Committee.
  • The director provides assistance, advice and support to these committees as needed. The Networking Director also acts as liaison to the TOLD committee.

More information.

Outreach Director

  • Two year term of office (2016-2018)
  • Must virtually or physically attend both Midwinter and Annual conferences, and participation in e-board meetings throughout the year is expected.
  • The Outreach Director oversees the activities of the following committees: Student Reception Committee; Student and Student Chapter Outreach (SASCO); Membership Promotion, Diversity and Recruitment (MPDR); Liaison Coordination and Support (LC&S); and Student Chapter of the Year Award (SCOTYA). The director provides assistance, advice and support to these committees as needed.

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Councilor

  • Three year term of office (2016-2019)
  • Must physically attend both Midwinter and Annual conferences, and participation in e-board meetings throughout the year is expected.
  • The NMRT Councilor serves on the NMRT Executive Board.
  • The Councilor reports to the NMRT Executive Board and to the membership on ALA Council activities and presents those ALA issues and Council documents upon which the Executive Board may wish to act.
  • The Councilor receives direction from the Executive Board regarding positions to be taken on ALA Council issues and sponsors Council resolutions as requested by the Executive Board.

More information.

Member Services Director

  • Two year term of office (2016-2018)
  • Must virtually or physically attend both Midwinter and Annual conferences, and participation in e-board meetings through the year is expected.
  • 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.

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