Call for Nominations

Call for Nominations

NAACCR Board of Directors Positions, Duties, and Call for Nominations

The 2018 NAACCR Elections will elect five leadership positions on the NAACCR Board: President-Elect (1), Sponsoring Member Organization Representative (SMO) (1), and (3) openings for Representative-At-Large. The SMO and Representative-At-Large positions are two-year term positions to begin after the conclusion of the NAACCR Annual Conference. The President-Elect term is a total of four years.  This term includes 1 year as President-Elect, 2 years as President, and 1 year as Past-President. The results of the election will be announced in early spring of 2018.

NAACCR Board of Directors Positions

 

President-Elect (and President)

  • As President-Elect:
    – Succeed to the office of President at the conclusion
    – May appoint the Committee Chairpersons for his/her term of office prior to assuming the Office of President
  • As President:
    – Functions as the Chief Executive Officer of the Association,
    – Appoints all committee chairpersons, unless otherwise specified
    – Is a member, ex-officio, of each committee,
    – The ex-officio status is without vote.
  • As Immediate past President:
    – Shall assist in the business of the Association

Other duties include:

  • Attend all conference calls and in-person meetings of the Board
  • Act as Board liaison to one of the Steering Committees, which will include participation in all activities of that Committee
  • Be prepared to report to the Board monthly on all Committee liaison activities
  • Volunteer to assist the Board and lead the Board in completion of correspondence and other special activities that come to the Board and require further action or follow-up
  • Approve an annual budget for unrestricted and indirect cost funds for NAACCR by July 1 of each year

 

Sponsoring Member Representative

  • Serves as the primary liaison with sponsoring members, and provides a formal mechanism for inter-organizational activities. Other duties include:
  • Attend all conference calls and in-person meetings of the Board
  • Act as Board liaison to one of the Steering Committees, which will include participation in all activities of that Committee
  • Be prepared to report to the Board monthly on all Committee liaison activities
  • Volunteer to assist the President in completion of correspondence and other special activities that come to the Board and require further action or follow-up
  • Approve an annual budget for unrestricted and indirect cost funds for NAACCR by July 1 of each year

 

Treasurer

Treasurer, an individual shall be responsible for working with the NAACCR Executive Director and Staff to oversee the establishment of the NAACCR budget for unrestricted funds and see that the general business of NAACCR is in good working order. Other duties include:

  • Attend all conference calls and in-person meetings of the Board
  • Act as Board liaison to one of the Steering Committees, which will include participation in all activities of that Committee
  • Be prepared to report to the Board monthly on all Committee liaison activities and other Treasurer related items
  • Volunteer to assist the President in completion of correspondence and other special activities that come to the Board and require further action or follow-up
  • Approve an annual budget for unrestricted and indirect cost funds for NAACCR by July 1 of each year

 

Representative(s)-at-Large

Representatives-at-Large serve as primary liaison officers between NAACCR committees, the Board, and cancer registries to facilitate the exchange of information and the organization of projects. Specific duties include:

  • Attend all conference calls and in-person meetings of the Board
  • Act as Board liaison to one of the Steering Committees, which will include participation in all activities of that Committee
  • Be prepared to report to the Board monthly on all Committee liaison activities
  • Volunteer to assist the President in completion of correspondence and other special activities that come to the Board and require further action or follow-up
  • Approve an annual budget for unrestricted and indirect cost funds for NAACCR by July 1 of each year

 

Travel Requirements

There are two in-person Board meetings every year: one in the middle of the fiscal year (first quarter of the calendar year) and the other in conjunction with the NAACCR Annual Meeting in June. In addition, a third in-person meeting of a Leadership Retreat or Board/Committee Chair Meeting may happen when funds are available. NAACCR will reimburse travel expenses for the mid-year in-person Board meetings, Leadership Retreat and Board/Chair in-person meeting, unless the Board member is a federal or Sponsoring Member Organization employee. Board member organizations are responsible for travel to the in-person Board meeting at the NAACCR Annual Conference.

 

Eligibility Requirements

A NAACCR member is eligible to run for the position of President-elect or Representative-at-Large when he or she:

  • Is currently a representative of a full member organization in good standing (membership dues current); and
  • Has been a representative of a full member organization for one year prior to being nominated to run for the Board; and
  • Has served as an active member of a qualifying NAACCR committee or been a NAACCR-designated Liaison as specified below prior to being nominated to run for the Board:
    – Has been or is a member of a Standing/Steering Committee, Work Group, Task Force, or Advisory Committee; or
    – Has been or is a member of a Special Committee, e.g. the Scientific Editorial Board, the Institutional Review Board, or the Cancer Registration Steering Committee; or
    – Has been a NAACCR-designated Liaison.
  • Sponsoring Member Organization Representative must meet the requirements above in addition to being currently employed by a NAACCR Sponsoring Member Organization that is in good standing and membership dues that are up to date.

The following participation does not qualify for Board eligibility:

  • Faculty for NAACCR training programs;
  • Persons identified on committee rosters as alternates.

Nominees must also agree to the nomination, in writing, for their names to be added to the final ballot.

Please consider self-nominating or recommending a qualified colleague and contact a nominating committee member today. Complete the NAACCR Executive Board Nomination form and send it to the NAACCR Executive Office prior to the submission deadline.  The submission deadline will be posted on this site generally in November or December.

Contact NAACCR Nominating Committee Chair for additional details and information.

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