Self Nomination

Board members self-nominate and are elected by the SLACA membership each spring

SLACA needs to fill sixpositions beginning in 2021:

Treasurer
Councilor (Prizes and Awards)
Councilor (Program)
Councilor (Anthropology News Column)
Councilor (Website)
Councilor (Student)

All open positions are for three year terms. Newly elected councilors are encouraged to attend the SLACA board meeting the year prior to beginning their service to learn about the Board and its processes. More information about each position is posted below.

Materials are due by February 10, 2020

Please submit the follow materials to Rachel Horowitz ([email protected])

1. Specify for which position you are self-nominating
2. Biographic Sketch
3. Platform Statement
4. Optional Headshot Photo in a separate .jpg file

Position Descriptions:

The Treasurer serves a three (3) year term. They are responsible for the administration of the finances of SLACA, subject to budgetary and other regulations approved by the Executive Committee and the Association.

The Councilor (prizes and awards) serves a three (3) year term. Councilors shall attend the meetings and participate in the business of the Committee. The prizes and award councilor oversees the awarding of two paper prizes and one book prize.

The Councilor (program) serves a three (3) year term. Councilors shall attend the meetings and participate in the business of the Committee. The program councilor is responsible for evaluating the SLACA submissions for the AAA annual meeting.

The Councilor (Anthropology News column) serves a three (3) year term.Councilors shall attend the meetings and participate in the business of the Committee.

The Anthropology News column councilor is responsible for soliciting columns for publication in Anthropology News.

The Councilor (Website) serves a three (3) year term. The website councilor is responsible for updating and maintaining the SLACA website.

The Student Councilor serves three (3) years or until termination of student status, whichever comes first.

Councilors shall attend the meetings and participate in the business of the Committee, serve on such subcommittees as may be established, and take on special assignments. Should you have any questions about the details or duties of any position, please do not hesitate to contact Rachel Horowitz ([email protected]).

 Please refer to this PDF for formatting requirements for self nominations.
Call for Self Nominations to SLACA Board 2021