As many of you are aware, this is an important time in the lifecycle of Engineers Without Borders-USA. We now have several years of experience behind us, but recognize all of the work that must be done to best serve our chapters and projects effectively. We encourage all of you to nominate those outstanding EWBers that can make the difference in the continued development of our region and organization as a whole through 2011.
To nominate someone, please use this form.
Note: The deadline for nominations has been extended through December 8, 2010.
This year, the following regional positions are up for election:
The President shall be responsible for the general supervision of the affairs of the Regional Steering Committee and shall preside at all Regional Steering Committee Meetings. The President shall work in cooperation with the CRM to manage the Region under the guidelines of EWB-USA, and shall support the CRM in carrying out their duties within the Region. The President shall act as the Regional representative to EWB-USA. The President shall work in cooperation with the State Representatives to support Chapters and Members within the Region. Upon assuming office, the President shall be a Member of the Regional Presidents Committee.
In the absence of the President, or in case of the President’s inability from any cause to act, the Vice-President shall perform the duties of the President. In the event of the President’s death, resignation, or removal from office, the Vice-President shall become President for the remainder of the President’s term. In case of the Vice-President’s inability to act, a replacement shall be elected by a majority of the Regional Steering Committee. The Vice-President may have other assigned responsibilities as determined by the Regional Steering Committee.
The Treasurer is responsible for the management and accounting of funds within the Region that are generated by membership, fundraising, and other means. The Treasurer is responsible for closing and reconciling all Regional accounts in accordance with the schedule of the closure and preparation of all accounts by EWB-USA for the national audit. In addition, the Treasurer shall prepare a final report for the fiscal year. The report shall be completed and submitted to the Regional Steering Committee Members at the January meeting. The turnover of office shall be effective on the first day of January with a one month overlap in terms to transition the Treasurer position. The Treasurer may have other assigned responsibilities as determined by the Regional Steering Committee.
December 8, 2010 Deadline for nominations
Dec 13-24, 2010 Voting by all Northeast Region Chapters (each chapter has one vote)
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Results will be announced at the end of December 2010