Call for Nominations - PSS Executive Committee

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ACS Puget Sound Section Executive Offices
- Call for Nominations -

The ACS Puget Sound Section is calling for nominations for its Executive Committee officers for positions starting in January 2020. We have five positions up for election.  A brief description of the duties of each position is provided below.  Please note that attendance at Executive Committee meetings is a responsibility for all positions.


Section Chair-Elect/Chair/Past-Chair  
(1 Year Term per Position – One open position for 2020 - 2022)
This is a three year commitment serving one year each as Chair-Elect, Chair, and Past-Chair. The duties vary slightly with each position.



 - attends Executive Committee meetings and facilitates meetings in the chair's absence
 - heads the program committee
 - attends the Leadership Institute training sponsored by ACS


Section Chair
 - prepares agenda and leads monthly Executive Committee meetings
 - appoints committee chairs
 - ensures timely completion of business tasks


 - attends Executive Committee meetings
 - provides support to the Chair, Chair-Elect, and the Executive Committee
 - completes annual report for previous year
 - leads the Nominating Committee


Secretary (1 Year Term – One open position for 2020)
The Secretary’s primary duties include
 - taking and distributing notes at Executive Committee meetings
 - creating and managing the election ballot and working with election Tellers to validate election results
 - submitting the election results and committee nominations to the national office.


Treasurer (1 Year Term – One open position for 2020)
The Treasurer’s primary duties include
 - preparing a monthly budget and managing the section's accounts
 - managing cash inflows and outflows
 - working with the finance committee to review the section's finances and prepare the annual budget
 - completing the financial section of the annual report.


Councilor Position 3 (3 Year Term – One open position for 2020-2022)
The Councilor’s primary duties include
 - representing the section at the two National meetings and serving on national committees
 - advising the chair, the Executive Committee, and other committee chairs
 - volunteering or be assigned to serve on section committees and subcommittees


Alternate Councilor Position 3 (3 Year Term – One open position for 2020 -2022)
The Alternate Councilor’s primary duties include
 - fulfilling the role of a councilor when the councilor is not available
 - attending the regional NORM meeting
 - volunteering or be assigned to serve on section committees and subcommittees.


Nominations and Elections Timeline
Call for nominations              April 1st  – August 31st
Voting (mail and online)        ~September 16th – October 7th
Election Validated                 By October 14th


Nominating Committee
Leonard J. Andrews, Nominations Committee Chair

David Patrick

David Munch
John Macklin
Jonathan Clark


Nominations or questions?
Send your nominations and /or submit any questions using this form:
ACS PSS Election Nominations and Comments Form