Nominations for executive board positions of President-Elect, Secretary and Treasurer of the NHATA Now Being Accepted

Nominations are to be directed to NHATA Secretary Lisa Dupuis at secretary@nhata.org. Nominations is open from October 1 to October 15.  Once candidates have accepted nominations, an online election will be held over a two week period.

Candidate Presentation Materials

Following acceptance of their nomination for the President-Elect position, candidates will submit documents to support their candidacy, including but not limited to:

  • Candidate’ resume
  • Candidate’s statement introducing themselves to membership and basis of their candidacy at minimum
  • Head shot of candidate to be used in presenting candidate to membership on the NHATA webpage and President-Elect online ballot.

Instructions for development of candidate presentation materials will be provided directly to all nominees at the time of their acceptance of the nomination.

Responsibilities of the President Elect Position

7.2 President Elect. The President Elect shall act in the absence of the President, and shall perform such other duties as the NHATA Officers may prescribe. In the absence of the President and President Elect, the Secretary and Treasurer will work in concert to perform such other duties as the NHATA Officers may prescribe.

Nomination Process

  1. Nomination. The NHATA membership shall nominate candidates for President Elect every two years. Each candidate must be a Certified-Regular, Certified-Retired, or Certified-Student Member of the NHATA and be in good standing with the NATA-BOC. An NHATA Officer who ceases to meet qualifications for being a Member of the NHATA and/or a Certified-Regular, Certified-Retired, or Certified-Student Member of NATA shall automatically cease to be an NHATA Officer unless the status is changed to ”inactive”. Said “inactive” NHATA officer may conclude his/her term only with approval from the remainder of the Executive Board.
  2. Election. An online ballot shall be emailed to each Certified Member no later than November 15 immediately following the nomination of the candidates for President of election years. The emailing shall instruct the Members to complete their ballots within the two-week window online voting period. The candidate receiving the largest number of votes shall take office as NHATA’s President as of January 1.
  3. Term of Office, Re-election. The term of office of President will consist of four consecutive years. The newly elected President shall serve two (2) years as the President Elect, and a second consecutive two more years as the President. The President shall be elected biannually. The President may not serve more than one (1) consecutive term, except for a President who served as President Elect and served a partial term as President upon the resignation or removal of the previous President, or upon vacancy occurring in the office of the President for another reason, may serve one (1) consecutive full term in addition to the partial term. The initial term of the President will be four years concluding December 31, 2012.

 

7.3 Secretary. The Secretary shall supervise the keeping of the general records of the NHATA, including the minutes of semi-annual meetings and submit reports to the membership regarding the same at each semiannual meeting, and shall perform such other duties as usually pertain to that office or as shall from time to time be delegated by the President.

Nomination Process

  1. Nomination. NHATA Members shall nominate candidates for Secretary of the NHATA. Each candidate must be a Certified-Regular, Certified-Retired, or Certified-Student Member of the NHATA and be in good standing with the NATA-BOC. An NHATA Officer who ceases to meet qualifications for being a Member of the NHATA and/or a Certified-Regular, Certified-Retired, or
    Certified-Student Member of NATA shall automatically cease to be an NHATA Officer unless the status is changed to”inactive”. Said “inactive” NHATA officer may conclude his/her
    term only with approval from the remainder of the Executive Board.
  2. Election. An online ballot shall be emailed to each Certified Member no later than November 15 immediately following the nomination of the candidates for Secretary. The emailing shall instruct the Members to complete their ballots within the two-week window of the online voting period. The candidate receiving the largest number of votes shall take office as NHATA’s Secretary as of January 1.
  3. Term of Office, Re-election. The term of office of Secretary shall be two (2) years. The Secretary shall be elected in even numbered years. The Secretary may not serve more than two (2) consecutive terms, except that a Secretary who served a partial term as Secretary upon the resignation or removal of the previous Secretary, or upon vacancy occurring in the office of the Secretary for another reason, may serve two (2) consecutive full terms in addition to the partial term.

6.5 Treasurer

Nomination Process

  1. Nomination. NHATA Members shall nominate candidates for Treasurer of the NHATA. Each candidate must be a Certified-Regular, Certified-Retired, or Certified-Student Member of the NHATA and be in good standing with the NATA-BOC. An NHATA Officer who ceases to meet qualifications for being a Member of the NHATA and/or a Certified-Regular, Certified-Retired,
    or Certified-Student Member of NATA shall automatically cease to be an NHATA Officer unless the status is changed to ”inactive”. Said “inactive” NHATA officer may conclude his/her term only with approval from the remainder of the Executive Board.
  2. Election. An online ballot shall be emailed to each Certified Member no later than November 15 immediately following the nomination of the candidates for Treasurer. The emailing shall instruct the Members to complete their ballots within the two-week window of the online voting period. The candidate receiving the largest number of votes shall take office as NHATA’s Treasurer as of January 1.
  3. Term of Office, Re-election. The term of office of Treasurer shall be two (2) years. The
    Treasurer shall be elected in odd numbered years. The Treasurer may not serve more than two (2) consecutive terms, except that a Treasurer who served a partial term as Treasurer upon the resignation or removal of the previous Treasurer, or upon vacancy occurring in the office of the Treasurer for another reason, may serve two (2) consecutive full terms in addition to the partial term.

Upcoming Events

January 5 – 8, 2018

2018 EATA Convention

Boston, MA

 

Open Positions

President-Elect

Committee Member Openings

  • Conferences
  • Governmental Affairs
Contact NHATA Secretary Lisa Dupuis at secretary@nhata.org for more information.