Help Direct the Future of FSAE as a Board Officer!

Call for Officer Nominations - Deadline: January 11, 2019

Now is your chance to be part of the leadership that moves the association industry forward. The FSAE Nominating Committee is seeking nominations (Self-Nominations only) for individuals with leadership and management experience to serve as Officers on the 2019-20 Board of Directors. We are only accepting Officer nominations at this time. Nominations for the Board of Directors At-Large seats will begin in March 2019.

Members of the Board provide leadership, a shared vision and sense of mission and are responsible for the fiscal health of our organization. We are looking for leaders with:

  • proven performance and a commitment to the organization
  • time and ability to serve
  • understanding of team work; communication and mentoring skills
  • sound judgment and integrity
  • enthusiasm and the ability to be a strategic, visionary thinker

To apply, please review the criteria below and complete your nomination application by January 11, 2019.
Officer terms begin at the Annual Conference in July 2019 and run through Conference / July 2020.

2019-20 FSAE Board of Directors Nomination for Officers

Available Officer Seats: Chair-Elect (3-year commitment), Treasurer (1 year term) and Secretary (1 year term)

Chair-Elect

Criteria to Serve for Chair-Elect: A minimum of three years of active engagement with the Society prior to nomination and, prior to taking office, served a full term of an elected position on the FSAE Board of Directors.

Officer Duties for Chair-Elect: The Chair Elect shall preside at meetings of the membership and the Board in the Chair's absence. The Chair Elect shall also direct the affairs of the Society should the Chair become incapacitated during the term of office for a period in excess of thirty (30) days, for as long a period as is required due to the Chair’s incapacitation.  The Chair Elect shall perform other such duties as are incidental to the office of Chair Elect, or as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors, or as may be stipulated in the FSAE Policies & Procedures. 

The Chair-Elect ascends into Chair the following year and then Immediate Past-Chair. Chair Duties include: The Chair shall preside at all regular, special and annual meetings of the Society and at all meetings of the Board of Directors, and shall at all times direct the affairs of the Society.  The Chair shall serve as a non-voting, ex-officio member of all FSAE Committees unless otherwise noted in the Bylaws. The Chair shall perform other such duties as are incidental to the office of Chair, or as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors, or as may be stipulated in the FSAE Policies & Procedures. 

Secretary and Treasurer

Criteria to Serve for Secretary and Treasurer: A minimum of three years of active engagement with the Society prior to nomination and have served as a Chair of a Committee, or have served in an elected position on the FSAE Board of Directors.

Officer Duties for Secretary: The Secretary shall, among other things, be responsible for recording the actions taken at all meetings of the Society’s Board of Directors and Membership Meetings.  These records shall be kept in the perpetual files of the Society and made available for inspection at the request of any member.  The Secretary shall certify the results of all elections of Officers and Board members.  The Secretary shall ensure that appropriate filings are made when revisions to the Society’s Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws are made. 

Officer Duties for Treasurer: The Treasurer shall, among other things, be responsible for developing the budget, monitoring the accurate accounting and reporting of all monies received and expended by the Society. All monies received shall be deposited in the bank or depository designated by the Board of Directors and shall be paid out as prescribed by the Board of Directors or its designate. The Treasurer shall perform other such duties as are incidental to the office of Treasurer, or as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors, or as may be stipulated in the FSAE Policies & Procedures.

To apply:

• Download the FSAE Officer Nominations Packet
• Complete the Officer Nominations Form (online form)
• Return the Board Commitment Form and Code of Ethics included in the Nominations Packet
(and a letter of support from your CEO if you are not a CEO)

Submit all your materials to Sandy Merrill by January 11, 2019
FAX: 850-222-6350
Email: [email protected]
Mail: FSAE, 2410 Mahan Drive, Ste. 2, Tallahassee, FL 32308
Questions? Contact Frank Rudd at [email protected] or call 850.222.7994