CALL FOR SELF NOMINATIONS TO SLACA BOARD 2023
SLACA needs to fill seven (7) positions beginning in 2023:
Councilor (Prizes and Awards)
Councilor (Anthropology News)
Student Councilor (two positions)
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 below.
We need your self-nominations materials by February 8th, 2023. Please submit the follow materials to Rachel Horowitz (firstname.lastname@example.org):
1. Specify for which position you are self-nominating
2. Biographic Sketch
3. Platform Statement
4. Optional Headshot Photo in a separate .jpg file
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 AAA.
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 (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.
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. Councilors shall attend the meetings and participate in the business of the Committee. 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 subcommittees, and take on special assignments for the Executive Committee. Two positions are open.
Should you have any questions about the details or duties of any position, please do not hesitate to contact Rachel Horowitz (email@example.com). All materials should be submitted by February 8th.
Candidate Material Instructions
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.
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.
Should you choose to submit a photo, and it is recommended that you do, please do so electronically with the other application materials.