AASCB is seeking nominations for the offices of President-elect and Secretary. Elections will be held at the next AASCB Annual Conference August 7-9, during the Counseling Regulatory Boards Summit in Washington, D.C.. Terms for both positions begin on January 1, 2020. To nominate yourself, please send your name, State Board position (member or staff), state affiliation, and Statement of Qualification and Goals (200-300 words) to AASCB Past President and Chair of the Nominating Committee, Angela McDonald at firstname.lastname@example.org by June 15, 2019. Candidate statements should include a list of professional affiliations and previous leadership experience. Nominees will be contacted by the nominating committee.
Qualifications for Election as Officers
To be qualified for election as an officer of the Association, the officer must, when elected, be a current board member, recent board member, or State Board Administrator Representative of a member board. A recent board member is defined as a board member whose term ended within one (1) year of the date of acceptance as a nominee for a position as an officer of the Association. A State Board Administrator Representative is defined as an individual who serves in a key leadership position with a high degree of responsibility for his/her member board. A State Board Administrator Representative may only serve as an officer of the Association upon written approval of his/her member board. Officers may serve their elected terms, however, even if their status changes after they are elected.
Duties and Powers
The President-Elect shall assist the President in the discharge of presidential duties, shall officiate for the President during an absence or incapacity or at the President’s request, assist the President with conference preparations, and perform such other duties as may be directed by the President and/or the Executive Committee.
The Secretary shall record minutes of all proceedings of the Association and of the Executive Committee. All minutes shall be distributed to the Executive Committee within 30 days of all proceedings. In addition, the secretary shall perform such other duties as may be directed by the President and/or the Executive Committee.
Officers shall be elected at the annual meeting of the Association by ballot of the Delegate Assembly from nominations submitted by the Nominating Committee or by nominations by Delegates at the annual meeting.
Responsibilities of Nominees
The Nominating Committee
The Chair of the Nominating Committee shall be the immediate Past-President who shall appoint as least two additional committee members who represent a broad view of the association and are not candidates. Responsibilities of the Nominating Committee include: