SEALS 2017 election. The Steering Committee will elect three board members at the 2017 Annual Meeting. One rule applies to all positions: two faculty members from the same school cannot serve on the board simultaneously. The available positions appear below.
- Vice-President/President-Elect to serve in that position during 2017–18, serve as President in 2018–19, and serve as Past-President in 2019–20. This individual must be a faculty member (including emerita or emeritus) at a member school located in Louisiana or Mississippi.
- Treasurer to serve in that position from the end of the 2017 annual meeting through the 2022 annual meeting.
- At-Large Board member to serve from the end of the 2017 annual meeting through the 2020 annual meeting.
Officers other than the President are eligible to run for re-election. At-Large Board members who serve three-year terms are ineligible to run for re-election but are eligible to run for other positions.
The terms of the following board members do not end in 2017: Billie Jo Kaufman (American University); Nancy Levit (University of Missouri-Kansas City); Marcia McCormick (St. Louis University); Gail Richmond (Nova Southeastern University); Russell Weaver (University of Louisville); Lou Virelli (Stetson University). The terms of Michael Green (Texas A&M), Jeff Hirsch (University of North Carolina), and David Partlett (Emory University) end in 2017.
Submit nominations to Gail Richmond at email@example.com. Faculty members can nominate themselves or another person. If you nominate another person, please cc him/her so that Gail knows you have ascertained the nominee’s willingness to serve. (If you do not receive an acknowledgement of your email making a nomination, please re-send to Gail.) Each candidate must submit a brief summary of SEALS activities to Gail Richmond before July 20, 2017.
Nominations close on June 30, 2017.
Designated representatives of Institutional Member schools will receive a list of nominees and nominee statements by July 20, 2017. (Nominee information will be sent to the deans of Institutional Member schools that have not designated a representative by that date.)