ESA 2022-2023 Elections Open Positions

ESA Early-Career Representative to Governing Board

Representational Board members serve a liaison role to ensure open communications between the Society and the Early-Career Professional Member community. Board members attend the four primary meetings per year (two virtual, two physical) and other meetings as needed. Each Board meeting will require advance preparation by reading and understanding the materials provided. Additionally, the representative serves on the Early Career Professionals Committee which meets monthly. 

Any Student Transition or Early Professional member in good standing may stand for office and can self-nominate. The Early-Career Representative serves a three-year term and can be re-elected one time. 

Additional information on the Requirements for Service and Expectations of the Governing Board is available. 

ESA Student Representative to the Governing Board

Representational Board members serve a liaison role to ensure open communications between the Society and the Student Member community. Board members attend the four primary meetings per year (two virtual, two physical) and other meetings as needed. Each Board meeting will require advance preparation by reading and understanding the materials provided. The representative serves on the Student Affairs Committee which meets monthly. 

The role of Student Representative must be someone currently enrolled at least half-time as a student in an educational institution. Any Student member in good standing may stand for office and can self-nominate. The Student Representative serves a two-year term and can be re-elected one time. 

Additional information on the Requirements for Service and Expectations of the Governing Board is available. 

ESA Treasurer

The Treasurer chairs the finance committee and works closely with staff on all matters related to finance. Board members attend the four primary meetings per year (two virtual, two physical) and other meetings as needed. Additionally, the Treasurer is a member of the Executive Committee which generally meets in months when the full Board does not. Each Board meeting will require advance preparation by reading and understanding the materials provided. 

Any ESA member in good standing may stand for office, however nominations for Treasurer requires the support of a Branch, Section, or petition of 10 members.   The Treasurer serves a three-year term and can be re-elected one time. 

Additional information on the Requirements for Service and Expectations of the Governing Board is available. 

ESA Vice President-Elect

The presidential line is a four-year commitment. The President has a special duty to establish an open working environment, think and act strategically, and position ESA for future successes. The President will work closely with the Executive Director throughout the year. Various committee leadership roles are served by those in the presidential line.  

Board members attend four primary meetings per year (two virtual, two physical) and other meetings as needed. Additionally, each member of the presidential line is a member of the Executive Committee which generally meets in months when the full Board does not. Each Board meeting will require advance preparation by reading and understanding the materials provided. 

Any ESA member in good standing may stand for office, however nominations for the Vice President-Elect requires the support of a Branch, Section, or petition of 10 members.  

Additional information on the Requirements for Service and Expectations of the Governing Board is available. 

International Branch President-Elect

The President presides over all meetings of the International Branch members and Branch Governing Board. Governing Board members participate in monthly conference calls and one in-person meeting held during the ESA Annual Meeting. 

Any International Branch member in good standing may stand for office and can self-nominate. The presidential line is a three-year commitment. 

International Branch Treasurer

The Treasurer is the financial officer of the Branch, shall have oversight of all accounts, securities, property, and records of the Branch; and shall perform such other duties as are prescribed by the Governing Board. Governing Board members participate in monthly conference calls and one in-person meeting held during the ESA Annual Meeting. 

Any International Branch member in good standing may stand for office and can self-nominate. The Treasurer serves a three-year term and can be re-elected one time. 

MUVE Section Representative to the Governing Board

Representational Board members serve a liaison role to ensure open communications between the Society and Section. Board members attend four meetings per year (two virtual, two physical) and will participate in other meetings as needed. Each Board meeting will require advance preparation by reading and understanding the materials provided. The Representative serves on the MUVE Governing Council which meets monthly. 

Any MUVE Section member in good standing may stand for office and can self-nominate. Board members agree to serve a three-year term and can be re-elected one time. 

Additional information on the Requirements for Service and Expectations of the Governing Board is available. 

MUVE Section Representative to the Publications Council

The ESA Publications Council provides strategic and visionary leadership for the publications program. The Council sets strategic goals and metrics for the ESA publications and provides oversight for individual publications and the enterprise to ensure that goals are met. 

Council members meet annually at the ESA Annual Meeting and several additional times virtually per year. Each Council member is expected to prepare for and actively participate in these meetings as well as in email discussions and votes. 

Any MUVE Section member in good standing may stand for office and can self-nomination. Publications Council representatives agree to serve a four-year term. 

MUVE Section Secretary

The Secretary is responsible for record keeping, including meeting minutes from each Governing Council meeting. They are also responsible for enforcing rules of discussion when necessary. Governing Council members participate in monthly conference calls and an in-person business meeting held during the ESA Annual Meeting.

Any MUVE Section member in good standing may stand for office and can self-nominate. Governing Council members agree to serve a three-year term and can be re-elected one time. 

MUVE Section Vice President-Elect

The President presides over all meetings of the Section members and Governing Council. Governing Council members participate in monthly conference calls and an in-person business meeting held during the ESA Annual Meeting. Various committee leadership roles are served by those in the presidential line.  

Any MUVE Section member in good standing may stand for office and can self-nominate. The presidential line is a four-year commitment. 

Pacific Branch Representative to the Governing Board

Representational Board members serve a liaison role to ensure open communications between the Society and Branch. Board members attend four primary meetings per year (two virtual, two physical) and other meetings as needed. Each Board meeting will require advance preparation by reading and understanding the materials provided. 

Any Pacific Branch member in good standing may stand for office and can self-nominate. Board members agree to serve a three-year term and can be re-elected one time. 

Additional information on the Requirements for Service and Expectations of the Governing Board is available. 

PBT Section Vice President-Elect

The President presides over all meetings of the Section members and Governing Council. Governing Council members participate in monthly conference calls and an in-person business meeting held during the ESA Annual Meeting. Various committee leadership roles are served by those in the presidential line.  

Any PBT Section member in good standing may stand for office and can self-nominate. The presidential line is a four-year commitment. 

P-IE Section Secretary

The Secretary captures and disseminates Governing Council meeting minutes and other items requested by the President. Governing Council members participate in monthly conference calls and an in-person business meeting held during the ESA Annual Meeting. Various committee leadership roles are served by those in the presidential line.  

Any P-IE Section member in good standing may stand for office and can self-nominate. Governing Council members agree to serve a three-year term and can be re-elected one time.  

P-IE Section Student Representative to the Governing Council

The Student Representative recruits and organizes student volunteers for P-IE events at annual ESA meeting. Governing Council members participate in monthly conference calls and an in-person business meeting held during the ESA Annual Meeting. Various committee leadership roles are served by those in the presidential line.  

The role of Student Representative must be someone currently enrolled at least half-time as a student in an educational institution. Any P-IE Student member in good standing may stand for office and can self-nominate. The Student Representative serves a two-year term and is limited to one term.

P-IE Section Vice President-Elect

The President presides over all meetings of the Section members and Governing Council. Governing Council members participate in monthly conference calls and an in-person business meeting held during the ESA Annual Meeting. Various committee leadership roles are served by those in the presidential line.  

Any P-IE Section member in good standing may stand for office and can self-nominate. The presidential line is a four-year commitment.  The third or presidential year typically requires at least 100 hours of service to the Section. 

Southeastern Branch Representative to the Governing Board

Representational Board members serve a liaison role to ensure open communications between the Society and Branch. Board members attend four primary meetings per year (two virtual, two physical) and other meetings as needed. Each Board meeting will require advance preparation by reading and understanding the materials provided. 

Any Southeastern Branch member in good standing may stand for office and can self-nominate. Board members agree to serve a three-year term and can be re-elected one time. 

Additional information on the Requirements for Service and Expectations of the Governing Board is available. 

SysEB Section Vice President-Elect

The President presides over all meetings of the Section members and Governing Council. Governing Council members participate in monthly conference calls and an in-person business meeting held during the ESA Annual Meeting. Various committee leadership roles are served by those in the presidential line.  

Any SysEB Section member in good standing may stand for office and can self-nominate. The presidential line is a four-year commitment. 

 

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