Nominations Committee

 

Duties

  • The Nominations Committee shall recommend to the Assembly, candidates for the slate for the office of Delegate-Elect/Director-Elect in accordance with the provisions of Section 8 within the R1 Bylaws.
  • The Nominations Committee, prior to March 1 in an odd-numbered year, shall solicit recommendations from the Councils and Sections for candidates to serve in appointed Region positions and shall, after the Region election, recommend or suggest to the current Region Director-Elect the names of persons to serve in the various appointed positions on the next BoG. In the event of resignations during their terms, the Nominations Committee will recommend to the Region Director the names of potential replacements. The Region Director shall have the option of considering candidates recommended by the Nominations Committee or by other sources.

Chair

The most immediate Past Region Director, who is willing and able to serve, shall serve as the Chair of the Nominating Committee. If a Past Region Director is unable to serve, for whatever reason, the Region Director shall appoint some other present or past BoG member to serve as Chair.

Committee Members

Before February 1 of an even-numbered year, the Region Director shall appoint a Nominations Committee consisting of one person from each of the four Areas which make up the Region, plus the Committee Chair, and shall notify all Section Chairs of these appointments. The total membership of the Nominations Committee shall thus consist of five members.

Responsibilities

  • Solicit and process nominations for the position of Region Director-Elect.
  • Present nominations to the Region’s Assembly for the selection of candidates to be placed on the election ballot.

How appointed and term of office

The Past Director is the Chair of the N&A Committee. The members are appointed by the Region Director, with the concurrence of the N&A Chair.

First Year (even years):

  1. August Meeting timeframe. The Region Director appoints the Committee members. The N&A Committee members can nominate candidates for Director Elect, but must not be candidates themselves.
  2. By September 15. The N&A Committee issues a “CALL FOR NOMINATIONS”, typically to the Board of Governors and Councils, soliciting recommendations for candidates to serve as Region Director Elect. It is recommended that the CALL include a description of the schedule and a print out of Article 8 of the Region’s bylaws. Anyone can nominate a candidate. Email submissions are acceptable. Self-nominations are allowed. The submissions should include:
    1. The name of nominee.
    2. A short bio/summary of the nominee’s qualifications (maximum one page).
    3. A statement of the nominee’s willingness to serve.
    4. An optional short (not more than 100 words) position statement from the nominee.
  3. December 1. Deadline due date for submission of recommendations. Submissions after December 1 will not be accepted.
  4. Between December 2 and December 10. N&A deliberation (face-to-face or telecon) and selection of not less than two, not more than three nominees to be forwarded to the Region Assembly.
  5. No later than December 10. The N&A notifies said nominees of their selection.
  6. Prior to January 1, (following year). Material for petition candidates submitted to N&A Committee. The procedure is described in Article 8 of the Region bylaws. Self-nominations are allowed.

Second Year (odd years):

  1. No later than 20 days prior to first Board of Governors (BoG) meeting of the year. The N&A Committee submits to the Assembly all nominees that qualify for consideration. Submitted material to include a summary of nominees’ qualifications and statement of willingness to serve. Submission is by email if confidentiality can be assured. Otherwise regular mail in sealed envelopes should be used.
  2. First BoG meeting of odd year – Assembly meeting. The N&A Chair formally presents the nominees to the Assembly. The Assembly, chaired by the Region Director, selects by secret ballot a slate of two candidates to be forwarded to IEEE. Voting is according to the Region’s bylaws.
  3. A short time after the closing of BoG meeting. The Region Secretary forwards the slate to Piscataway.
Committee

Duties

  • The Nominations Committee shall recommend to the Assembly, candidates for the slate for the office of Delegate-Elect/Director-Elect in accordance with the provisions of Section 8 within the R1 Bylaws.
  • The Nominations Committee, prior to March 1 in an odd-numbered year, shall solicit recommendations from the Councils and Sections for candidates to serve in appointed Region positions and shall, after the Region election, recommend or suggest to the current Region Director-Elect the names of persons to serve in the various appointed positions on the next BoG. In the event of resignations during their terms, the Nominations Committee will recommend to the Region Director the names of potential replacements. The Region Director shall have the option of considering candidates recommended by the Nominations Committee or by other sources.

Chair

The most immediate Past Region Director, who is willing and able to serve, shall serve as the Chair of the Nominating Committee. If a Past Region Director is unable to serve, for whatever reason, the Region Director shall appoint some other present or past BoG member to serve as Chair.

Committee Members

Before February 1 of an even-numbered year, the Region Director shall appoint a Nominations Committee consisting of one person from each of the four Areas which make up the Region, plus the Committee Chair, and shall notify all Section Chairs of these appointments. The total membership of the Nominations Committee shall thus consist of five members.

Chair

Responsibilities

  • Solicit and process nominations for the position of Region Director-Elect.
  • Present nominations to the Region’s Assembly for the selection of candidates to be placed on the election ballot.

How appointed and term of office

The Past Director is the Chair of the N&A Committee. The members are appointed by the Region Director, with the concurrence of the N&A Chair.

Timetable

First Year (even years):

  1. August Meeting timeframe. The Region Director appoints the Committee members. The N&A Committee members can nominate candidates for Director Elect, but must not be candidates themselves.
  2. By September 15. The N&A Committee issues a “CALL FOR NOMINATIONS”, typically to the Board of Governors and Councils, soliciting recommendations for candidates to serve as Region Director Elect. It is recommended that the CALL include a description of the schedule and a print out of Article 8 of the Region’s bylaws. Anyone can nominate a candidate. Email submissions are acceptable. Self-nominations are allowed. The submissions should include:
    1. The name of nominee.
    2. A short bio/summary of the nominee’s qualifications (maximum one page).
    3. A statement of the nominee’s willingness to serve.
    4. An optional short (not more than 100 words) position statement from the nominee.
  3. December 1. Deadline due date for submission of recommendations. Submissions after December 1 will not be accepted.
  4. Between December 2 and December 10. N&A deliberation (face-to-face or telecon) and selection of not less than two, not more than three nominees to be forwarded to the Region Assembly.
  5. No later than December 10. The N&A notifies said nominees of their selection.
  6. Prior to January 1, (following year). Material for petition candidates submitted to N&A Committee. The procedure is described in Article 8 of the Region bylaws. Self-nominations are allowed.

Second Year (odd years):

  1. No later than 20 days prior to first Board of Governors (BoG) meeting of the year. The N&A Committee submits to the Assembly all nominees that qualify for consideration. Submitted material to include a summary of nominees’ qualifications and statement of willingness to serve. Submission is by email if confidentiality can be assured. Otherwise regular mail in sealed envelopes should be used.
  2. First BoG meeting of odd year – Assembly meeting. The N&A Chair formally presents the nominees to the Assembly. The Assembly, chaired by the Region Director, selects by secret ballot a slate of two candidates to be forwarded to IEEE. Voting is according to the Region’s bylaws.
  3. A short time after the closing of BoG meeting. The Region Secretary forwards the slate to Piscataway.