The ACS Puget Sound Section has the following five positions of Executive Committee officers up for election (terms begin January 1st, 2020). A brief description of the duties of each position is provided below.
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
Past-Chair - 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) TBA Election Validated TBA
Nominating Committee Leonard J. Andrews, Nominations Committee Chair