[Neasis-l] NEASIS&T: Call for Officer Nominations--Deadline July 19, 2015

NE ASIST neasist at gmail.com
Mon Jun 1 16:48:45 EDT 2015

NEASIS&T is calling for nominations for officers for the 2015-2016 term
(November 2015 thru October 2016).  Officer positions include:

   - *Chair-elect*
- *Secretary*
- *Treasurer*
- *Membership & Outreach Coordinator*
- *Webmaster*

NEASIS&T <http://neasist.org/> is the New England chapter of ASIS&T
<https://www.asist.org/>, the Association for Information Science &
Technology.  ASIS&T is unique among professional associations in bridging
the gap between information science* practice* and *research*.  Our members
are researchers and practitioners from across the field who share a common
interest in improving the ways society stores, retrieves, analyzes,
manages, archives and disseminates information.  NEASIS&T chapter officers
work together to engage the regional membership in exciting opportunities
for professional development through event planning and participation in a
shared community of practice.

Complete descriptions of officers' duties and responsibilities can be found

*To submit a nomination, please complete this brief form
(http://bit.ly/1BE2Hbc <http://bit.ly/1BE2Hbc>) by 11:59pm EST, July 19,

Candidates will be elected preceding the 78th ASIS&T Annual Meeting
<https://www.asist.org/events/annual-meeting/> (November 6-10).

*Officer Duties and Responsibilities*

*Chair-elect (2 year commitment)*
The Chair-elect, who automatically becomes Chair in the following year,
works collaboratively with the Chair in planning and executing NEASIS&T
programs and serves as the Alternate Chapter Representative to the
Assembly.  The Chair-elect will assume the duties and responsibilities of
the Chair in the event of the Chair’s absence, resignation or removal from
office.  The Chair-elect assumes the primary responsibility for leading the
Program Committee in planning the chapter's programs during the year.  As
Chair, this officer leads the New England chapter and the board, holding
quarterly board meetings and setting the strategic direction for the
chapter.  If you are interested in building project management skills, this
is the position for you!

Secretary (1 year commitment)

The Secretary keeps records of all meetings and correspondence to members
and assists in making logistical arrangements for meetings and activities.
S/he also maintains the internal documentation for both the Board and the
Program Committee.  If you are organized and have a knack for synthesizing
multiple perspectives into a coherent narrative, this is the position for

Treasurer (1 year commitment)

The Treasurer keeps records of all income and expenditures and must be
aware of Society policies regarding chapter finances and expenses.  This
officer prepares and submits the chapter's quarterly and annual reports and
receives/reviews the chapter's financial statements.  If you are organized
and would like to gain financial management experience, this is the
position for you!

Membership and Outreach Coordinator (1 year commitment)

The Membership and Outreach Coordinator carries out one of the most
important functions of the chapter: communicating with members.  This
officer should be in regular contact with the membership to share and
solicit information for the listserv, relevant social media channels
(Twitter, LinkedIn, Meetup, and Eventbrite), the NEASIS&T blog and
newsletter, in collaboration with the Webmaster. The Membership and
Outreach Coordinator also prepares regular reports on current chapter
membership.  If you have strong communication skills and are motivated to
get others involved in NEASIS&T, this is the position for you!

Webmaster (1 year commitment)
The Webmaster is responsible for managing the chapter's website (
http://neasist.org/). This officer should update the site content, create
pages, and post announcements as requested by the Board and the Program
Committee. Other responsibilities might include the proposal and
implementation of new website features, and the management of outreach
tools in collaboration with the Membership and Outreach Coordinator.  If
you have basic web development skills and an inclination toward quality
control and consistency, this is the position for you!

*Questions?  Contact neasist at gmail.com <neasist at gmail.com>*
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