Call for Nominations

Call for Nominations

Use these forms to submit nominations for next year’s Nominating Committee or the NAACCR Board of Directors through December 11, 2020. Located below the forms are descriptions for NAACCR Board positions and eligibility requirements.  If you have questions about the Nominating Committee, the NAACCR Board positions, or the nominating process, please contact April Austin, Chair,  New York State Cancer Registry.

NAACCR Nominating Committee Nominations

New for 2020! The NAACCR Nominating Committee for next year (2021-2022) will be voted on during the General Election. NAACCR is seeking three (3) volunteers to serve on the 2021-2022 NAACCR Nominating Committee. The nomination period is now open. You are able to submit a nomination for yourself or another NAACCR member if they are willing to be considered to serve on the 2021-2022 NAACCR Nominating Committee.

The primary responsibility of the Nominating Committee is to develop the ballot for the NAACCR Board election and identify / secure candidates for the following year’s Nominating Committee. Committee duties involve preparing articles for the Narrative and individual communication to members relating to the nominating process, open positions and encouraging members to run for office. Other responsibilities include making adjustments to the nomination process timeline, and ensuring all proper documents are submitted by willing candidates. Meetings are monthly for 1 hour from July through March. Other meetings may be scheduled as needed.

 

 

NAACCR Board Nominations

Nominations for the NAACCR Board of Directors are now being accepted. The NAACCR Nominating Committee is kicking-off the annual process of encouraging dedicated individuals to consider serving on the NAACCR Board of Directors. The Committee is seeking nominees to run for election to four key leadership roles that will be open in 2021: Treasurer and three (3) Representative-At-Large positions. All Board position duties and eligibility requirements are outlined below. You are now able to submit a nomination for yourself or another NAACCR member who qualifies for the Board position if they are willing to be considered.

 

 

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, Treasurer, 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.
  • An individual who has been a representative in the Association of a full member organization for one year prior to nomination shall be eligible to hold the following offices: President, President‑Elect, Representative‑at‑Large, and Treasurer. To be eligible for the office of President‑Elect, a representative must, prior to the election, have served for one year as a member of the Board of Directors or as a chair of a NAACCR committee.
  • 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.

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