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Call for Nominations: Executive Board At-Large Representatives from NC and SC

Nominations open until October 31.

 

The Executive Board invites nominations for two positions: At-Large South Carolina Representative and At-Large North Carolina Representative.

 

The Carolinas WPA serves as an affiliate of the Council of Writing Program Administrators. All Executive Board members should be members of both the Council of Writing Program Administrators and the Carolinas WPA (or be willing to obtain such membership upon election to the board). The board welcomes people of any professional rank who are involved in higher education writing pedagogy.

 

Nomination Process

Review the open positions below. You may nominate yourself or someone else with their permission. Those nominated will be asked to submit a brief biographical statement before being included on the ballot. Those elected are expected to attend our “Meeting in the Middle” (the meeting we have each February at UNC Charlotte).

 

This nomination form requires the nominee’s name, status at their institution (assistant professor, doctoral student, etc.), their institutional affiliation, the position for which you are nominating them, and a brief recommendation.

 

Once the deadline for nominations has expired (October 31), the board will develop a ballot to be sent via the CarolinasWPA listserv where all who are subscribed to the CarolinasWPA list will have an opportunity to vote on the candidates nominated for each position. Once the voting has ended and the votes have been verified, the Executive Board will announce the new board members and their respective positions.

 

Online voting ballots will be available approximately November 15 with voting ending on December 12.

 

Open Positions

1) At-Large Position: South Carolina Representative

2) At-Large Position: North Carolina Representative

 

These representatives will each serve a term of two years in this role: January 1, 2018–January 1, 2020.

 

At-Large positions on the board serve multiple purposes. One is to ensure representation from both states (NC/SC). Another is to conduct out-reach within the representative state to recruit other members from NC/SC including community college faculty. At-Large positions help to organize both the Meeting in the Middle and the Annual Fall Retreat. At-Large positions are responsible for managing or otherwise putting together panels for conferences like SAMLA, TYCA, NCETA and/or NCEI. They may contribute in other ways as initiatives arise.

 

Thank you,

 

Collie

Call for Nominations: President-Elect, Secretary, and Executive Board At-Large Members

The Executive Board invites nominations for four positions: President Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, At-Large South Carolina Representative, and At-Large North Carolina Representative.

 

The Carolinas WPA serves as an affiliate of the Council of Writing Program Administrators. All Executive Board members should be members of the Council of Writing Program Administrators (or be willing to obtain such membership upon election to the board).

 

Nomination Process

To nominate someone or yourself, please review the open positions below. You may nominate someone with their permission for any of the positions listed below. You may, of course, nominate yourself for one of the available positions. Please note that those nominated will be asked to submit a brief biographical statement before being included on the ballot. Those newly elected are expected to attend our “Meeting in the Middle” (the meeting we have each February at UNC Charlotte).

 

Please send an email indicating clearly the person’s name, status at their institution (Assistant Professor, Doctoral Student, etc.), their affiliation, and the position for which you are nominating. The nominating person should include a very brief paragraph as to why this person might be a good fit for the board/position and for the organization.

 

Once the deadline for nominations has expired, the board will develop a ballot to be sent via the CarolinasWPA Listserv where all who are subscribed to the CarolinasWPA list will have an opportunity to vote on the candidates nominated for each position. Once the voting has ended and the votes have been verified, the Executive Board will announce the new board members and their respective positions.

 

Please send all nominations to Tracy Ann Morse morset@ecu.edu no later than Monday, November 28, 2016.

 

* Online voting ballots will be available approximately December 5 with voting ending on December 12.

 

Open Positions

1) President-Elect

This person will serve a term of two years in this role: January 1, 2017–January 1, 2019.

 

The President-Elect has two distinct roles. First, the President-Elect is responsible for collaborating with the President and Board to organize the Meeting in the Middle (working with the host institution, developing the theme, inviting speaker/s, food, program, etc.) Second, the President-elect works directly with the President to help provide or otherwise submit panels to SAMLA and other related conferences (such as TYCA, NCETA, and/or NCEI). The President-Elect also helps in other capacities like contributing to the Annual Fall Retreat each year and organizing our annual Conference on College Composition and Communication recruitment event. This person is expected to move into the President role upon completing a term as President-Elect.

 

2) Secretary

This person will serve a term of three years in this role: January 1, 2017–January 1, 2020.

 

The Secretary is responsible for taking detailed minutes of each board meeting and sending them to the board for review. The secretary is also responsible for our constitution, and helping the board and president follow proper protocol for any elections or motions made during board meetings. (The Secretary should be familiar with Robert’s Rules of Order, keep detailed notes, and maintain records of all meetings.)

 

3) At-Large Position: South Carolina Representative

This person will serve a term of two years in this role: January 1, 2017–January 1, 2019.

 

At-Large positions on the board serve multiple purposes. One is to ensure representation from both states (NC/SC). Another is to conduct out-reach within the representative state to recruit other members from NC/SC and community colleges. At-Large positions help to organize both the Meeting in the Middle and the Annual Fall Retreat. At-Large positions are directly responsible for managing or otherwise putting together panels for conferences like SAMLA, TYCA, NCETA and/or NCEI. They may contribute in other ways as initiatives arise.

 

4) At-Large Position: North Carolina Representative

This person will serve a term of two years in this role: January 1, 2017–January 1, 2019.

 

At-Large positions on the board serve multiple purposes. One is to ensure representation from both states (NC/SC). Another is to conduct out-reach within the representative state to recruit other members from NC/SC and community colleges. At-Large positions help to organize both the Meeting in the Middle and the Annual Fall Retreat. At-Large positions are responsible for managing or otherwise putting together panels for conferences like SAMLA, TYCA, NCETA and/or NCEI. They may contribute in other ways as initiatives arise.

Call for Expression of Interest: Co-Web/List Manager and Treasurer

The Executive Board invites expressions of interests for two appointed positions: Co-Web/List Manager and Treasurer.

 

The Carolinas WPA serves as an affiliate of the Council of Writing Program Administrators. All Executive Board members should be members of the Council of Writing Program Administrators (or be willing to obtain such membership upon appointment to the board).

 

Expression of Interest Process

To express interest, please review the open positions below. Those newly appointed by the Executive Board are expected to attend our “Meeting in the Middle” (the meeting we have each February at UNC Charlotte).

 

Please send an email indicating your name, status at your institution (Assistant Professor, Doctoral Student, etc.), and the position for which you are expressing interest. In addition, include a very brief paragraph as to why you might be a good fit for the position and for the organization.

 

Once the deadline for expression of interest has expired, the board will the Executive Board will deliberate over the candidates and appoint individuals to the open positions.

 

Please send all expressions of interest to Tracy Ann Morse morset@ecu.edu no later than Monday, November 28, 2016.

 

Open Positions

1) Co-Web/List Manager

This person will serve a term of four years in this role: January 1, 2017–January 1, 2021.

 

The Web and List Manager shall be appointed by vote of the Executive Board for a four-year, renewable term. The first year of the term will be collaborative with our current Web/List Manager. The Web and List Manager shall maintain the organization’s web and social media presences and the organization’s discussion lists. The Web and List Manager is entitled to participate in all activities of the Executive Board.

 

2) Treasurer

This person will serve a term of four years in this role: January 1, 2017–January 1, 2021.

 

The Treasurer shall be appointed by vote of the Executive Board for a four-year, renewable term. The Treasurer shall maintain bank accounts and records of monies of organization and report at each board meeting on the financial status and the condition of the organization. The Treasurer is entitled to participate in all activities of the Executive Board.

Call for Nominations: Executive Board At-Large Members

The Executive Board invites nominations for two positions: At-Large South Carolina Representative and At-Large North Carolina Representative.

 

The Carolinas WPA serves as an affiliate of the Council of Writing Program Administrators. All Executive Board members should be members of the Council of Writing Program Administrators (or be willing to obtain such membership upon election to the board).

 

Nomination Process

To nominate someone or yourself, please review the open positions below. You may nominate someone with their permission for any of the positions listed below. You may, of course, nominate yourself for one of the available positions. Please note that those nominated will be asked to submit a brief biographical statement before being included on the ballot. Those newly elected are expected to attend our “Meeting in the Middle” (the meeting we have each February at UNC Charlotte).

 

Please send an email indicating clearly the person’s name, status at their institution (Assistant Professor, Doctoral Student, etc.), their affiliation, and the position for which you are nominating. The nominating person should include a very brief paragraph as to why this person might be a good fit for the board/position and for the organization.

 

Once the deadline for nominations has expired, the board will develop a ballot to be sent via the CarolinasWPA Listserv where all who are subscribed to the CarolinasWPA list will have an opportunity to vote on the candidates nominated for each position. Once the voting has ended and the votes have been verified, the Executive Board will announce the new board members and their respective positions.

 

Please send all nominations to Tracy Ann Morse (morset@ecu.edu) no later than Monday, November 30, 2015.

 

* Online voting ballots will be available approximately December 7 with voting ending on December 18.

 

Open Positions

1) At-Large Position: South Carolina Representative

 

This person will serve a term of two years in this role: January 1, 2016–January 1, 2018.

 

At-Large positions on the board serve multiple purposes. One is to ensure representation from both states (NC/SC). Another is to conduct out-reach within the representative state to recruit other members from NC/SC and community colleges. At-Large positions help to organize both the Meeting in the Middle and the Annual Fall Retreat. At-Large positions are directly responsible for managing or otherwise putting together panels for conferences like SAMLA, TYCA, NCETA and/or NCEI. They may contribute in other ways as initiatives arise.

 

2) At-Large Position: North Carolina Representative

 

This person will serve a term of two years in this role: January 1, 2016–January 1, 2018.

 

At-Large positions on the board serve multiple purposes. One is to ensure representation from both states (NC/SC). Another is to conduct out-reach within the representative state to recruit other members from NC/SC and community colleges. At-Large positions help to organize both the Meeting in the Middle and the Annual Fall Retreat. At-Large positions are responsible for managing or otherwise putting together panels for conferences like SAMLA, TYCA, NCETA and/or NCEI. They may contribute in other ways as initiatives arise.

 

Call for Nominations Extended

The deadline for nominations to the Carolinas WPA executive board has been extended. We will continue to accept nominations through Friday, November 14, 2014.

Please see below for details.

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We have three open positions on our Executive Board for the Carolinas Writing Program Administrators: President-Elect, At-Large Member (SC) and At-Large Member (NC). Terms begin for these positions on January 1, 2015.

Before nominating we encourage you to ask or check with the person to ensure s/he is willing to serve.

Call for nominations ends on October 31. Friday, November 14.

Please read the full nomination process here.

 

All nominations should be sent to both Tony Atkins [atkinsa@uncw.edu] and Tracy Morse [morset@ecu.edu]. We look forward to receiving your nominations! Should you have any questions please feel free to contact Tony Atkins and Tracy Morse.