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The NASW-NYC Nominations Committee Seeks Recommendations for Chapter Elections

 

The Chapter’s Committee on Nominations and Leadership Identification has requested that members begin to make recommendations now. The basic requirement for being nominated is current membership in NASW.

 

In keeping with NASW’s Affirmative Action policy, Chapter leadership must proportionally reflect the number of women (79%) and people of color (19%) in the organization’s overall membership. NASW recognizes the following groups in its Affirmative Action policy: American Indian/Native Americans; Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders; Blacks and Latinos. The Chapter will also consider sexual orientation as part of its affirmative action goals.

 

Please use this form to make your recommendations. If you have any questions, please contact moskos@naswny.org.

   

Please click here to make a recommendation for
Leadership Spring 2019 positions listed below.
Self nominations are welcomed.

 

 

PRESIDENT-ELECT

 

TERM:      One Year (followed by two years as President)

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Member of Executive Committee
  • Duties as assigned by the President
  • Interpret Board policies and decisions to membership
  • Represent the issues and concerns of constituency, and advocate in their best interest
  • Represent Chapter and profession as appropriate

 

EXPECTATIONS:

  • Prepare to assume the position of President at end of year.
  • Participate in NASW activities
  • Attend all Board and Executive Committee meetings
  • Conduct the business of the Chapter in accordance with Chapter bylaws
  • Participate in decision making process to fulfill the mission of the Chapter

 

All members of the Board are expected to make a financial contribution to the Chapter as part of the Chapter’s fund raising activities.  The amount of the contribution is solely at the discretion of the individual and will not be made public.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Held prior elective office in NASW - New York City
  • Member of NASW
  • Active in NASW at the local and state level

 

TIME COMMITMENT:   Extensive (three-year commitment)

 

 

 

MEETINGS:

 

Board meetings generally held 7-8 times a year times a year, usually the 4th Wednesday of each month.  Meeting at 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.  Attend all day leadership retreat, usually held in late spring on a weekend. Executive Committee meetings are monthly, one week prior to the Board meeting.  These meetings are scheduled at the convenience of the members of the Committee.



FIRST VICE PRESIDENT

 

 

TERM:      Three Years

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Fulfill the duties of President in the event of absence or disability
  • Member of Executive Committee
  • At the request of the President, chair a Board committee (e.g. Program, Membership, Fund Raising, Personnel)
  • Assume other duties as assigned by the President
  • Interpret Board policies and decision to membership
  • Represent the issues and concerns of constituents and advocate in their best interest
  • Represent Chapter and profession as appropriate

 

EXPECTATIONS:

  • Attend all Board and Executive Committee meetings
  • Participate in NASW activities
  • Some public speaking
  • Conduct the business of the Chapter in accordance with Chapter bylaws
  • Participate in decision making process to fulfill the mission of the Chapter 

All members of the Board are encouraged to make a financial contribution to the Chapter as part of the Chapter’s fund raising activities.  The amount of the contribution is solely at the discretion of the individual and will not be made public

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Member of NASW
  • Active in NASW
  • Held prior elective office in NASW - New York City, preferred
  • Experience leading committees or related groups

 

TIME COMMITMENT:    Moderately High

 

 

MEETINGS:      

 

Board meetings generally held 7-8 times a year times a year, 4th Wednesday of each month.  Meeting at 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.  Attend all day leadership retreat, usually held in late spring on a weekend. Executive Committee meetings are monthly, usually one week prior to the Board meeting.  These meetings are scheduled at the convenience of the members of the Committee.


SECOND VICE PRESIDENT OF BUDGET AND FINANCE

TERM:      Three Years

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Chair of Finance Committee
  • Member of the Executive Committee
  • Develop and monitor Chapter fiscal policies and plans
  • Oversight of the fiscal management of the Chapter
  • Render quarterly financial statements to the Board of Directors
  • Manage the preparation and submission of the budget
  • Serve on committees as requested by President
  • Interpret Board policies and decisions to membership
  • Represent the issues and concerns of constituency, and advocate in their best interest
  • Represent Chapter and profession as appropriate

 

EXPECTATIONS:

  • Attend all Board and Executive committee meetings
  • Provide leadership to the Finance Committee
  • Participate in NASW activities
  • Conduct the business of the Chapter in accordance with Chapter bylaws.
  • Participate in decision making process to fulfill the mission of the Chapter.

 

All members of the Board are encouraged to make a financial contribution to the Chapter as part of the Chapter’s fund raising activities.  The amount of the contribution is solely at the discretion of the individual and will not be made public.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Member of NASW
  • Active in NASW at the Committee and/or Board level, preferred.
  • Demonstrated expertise in fiscal management

 

TIME COMMITMENT:        Moderate to High

 

 

MEETINGS:

 

Board meetings generally held 7-8 times a year times a year, 4th Wednesday of each month.  Meeting at 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.  Attend all day leadership retreat, usually held in the late spring on a weekend. Executive Committee meetings are monthly, usually one week prior to the Board meeting.  These meetings are scheduled at the convenience of the members of the Committee.


MEMBER-AT-LARGE


 
TERM:       Three Years, One Year for Student Members

 

 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Represent the Membership as a voting member of the Board of Directors
  • Assume other duties as assigned by the President
  • Represent the Chapter and profession as appropriate
  • Serve on at least one Board committee or task force
 
EXPECTATIONS:
  • Attend and prepare for all Board meetings
  • Participate in NASW activities
  • Conduct the business of the Chapter in accordance with Chapter bylaws
  • Participate in the decision making process to fulfill the mission of the Chapter 

    All members of the Board are expected to make a financial contribution to the Chapter as part of the Chapter’s fund raising activities. The amount of the contribution is solely at the discretion of the individual and will not be made public.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Member of NASW
  • Active in NASW, preferred
 
TIME COMMITMENT:   Moderate
 
 
MEETINGS


Board meetings generally held 7-8 times a year times a year, usually the 4th Wednesday of each month.  Meeting at 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.  Attend all day leadership retreat, usually held in the fall on a weekend.


 

STUDENT MEMBER-AT-LARGE
BSW/MSW
 
 
TERM:       One Year
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Represent the Membership as a voting member of the Board of Directors
  • Assume other duties as assigned by the President
  • Represent the Chapter and profession as appropriate, especially to BSW and MSW students
  • Serve on at least one Board committee or task force, with special consideration to the Marketing and Membership committee
 
EXPECTATIONS:
  • Attend and prepare for all Board meetings
  • Participate in NASW activities
  • Conduct the business of the Chapter in accordance with Chapter bylaws
  • Participate in the decision making process to fulfill the mission of the Chapter

    All members of the Board are expected to make a financial contribution to the Chapter as part of the Chapter’s fund raising activities. The amount of the contribution is solely at the discretion of the individual and will not be made public.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Member of NASW
  • Active in NASW, preferred.
 
TIME COMMITMENT:    Moderate

 

 

MEETINGS:


Board meetings generally held 6-7 times a year, usually the 4th Wednesday of each month. Meeting at 6:00 - 8:00 PM.   Attend all day leadership retreat, usually held in the fall on a weekend

 


NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE MEMBER

  
 
TERM:       Two Years

 

 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Participate in the selection of candidates for each position in the regular election of Chapter officers, Board members, nominations and leadership identification committee members, and delegates as stated in the bylaws.
  • Know election procedures and rules, Chapter bylaws on election, affirmative action goals and requirements, national election and appointment procedures.
  • Make recommendations to the chair on improvements in the committee functioning.
  • Meet approximately once a month with the whole committee to select candidates.
  • Active outreach to prospective candidates.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Familiarity with the New York City Chapter NASW, a committee and/or Board, is desirable.
  • Member of NASW.
  • Experienced professional able to network and identify potential leadership for the profession.

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