Self Nomination

CALL FOR SELF NOMINATIONS TO SLACA BOARD 2022

SLACA needs to fill four (4) positions beginning in 2022:

Secretary

Councilor (Program)

Councilor (Biannual meeting)

Councilor (Nominations)

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.

We need your self-nominations materials by February 10, 2021.
If you are interested please submit the follow materials to Rachel Horowitz (rachel.horowitz@wsu.edu)

You need to submit the following materials:
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 Secretary serves a three (3) year term. The Secretary is responsible for taking minutes at the Executive Committee and Annual Business Meetings of the Society and maintaining mailing lists of current members.

The Councilor (program) will serve a two (2) 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 (biannual meeting) serves a three (3) year term. Councilors shall attend the meetings and participate in the business of the Committee. The biannual meeting councilor is responsible for organizing the spring SLACA conference

The Councilor (nominations) serves a three (3) year term. Councilors shall attend the meetings and participate in the business of the Committee. seeks candidates for nomination to open board positions each spring. The nominations councilor is responsible for organizing and submitting all SLACA elections materials to the AAA.

Should you have any questions about the details or duties of any position, please do not hesitate to contact Rachel Horowitz (rachel.horowitz@wsu.edu). All materials should be submitted by February 10, 2021.

Candidate Material Instructions

Biographical sketch

Format biographical sketches exactly as follows: include bold headings where appropriate (CV’s will not be accepted):

Background (you do not need to include this title in your submission)

Full Name (First & Last) Education (highest degree earned, institution where degree was earned, year degree was earned) Positions Held: (Limit 5 -most recent first): Title, (dates from-to) Name of Institution; Interests and/or Activities: (Limit 3); Significant Publications: (Limit 3 – most recent first): Title, co-authors/editors if applicable, where published, year published. 

Example

Wanna Wyn (PhD, University of Whereiwannabe, 1985) Positions Held: Grand Inquisitor (1999-Pres) Search the World Over, Inc.; Leader of the Pack (1988-1998) Wearethebest University; Asst Leader of the Pack (1980-1988) Whimsy College; Interests and/or Activities: ritual, migration, presented paper at the Interdisciplinary Conference on Presenting Papers; Significant Publications: I Didn’t Really Know What I Was Talking About, but Now I Do (with Yule Shirley Wyn, PhD), The Perfect Press, Inc, 2010; “Trust Me, I know what I am talking about” (with Imrunin Aginstya, PhD) Journal of Ultimate Knowledge, 1998.

Platform statement (you do not need to include this title in your submission)

The platform statement should be approximately 200 words in length. Statements significantly over 200 words will be cut down to 200 words.

Optional photo

Should you choose to submit a photo, and it is recommended that you do, please do so electronically with the other application materials.