There are two positions up for election this year: Vice President and an At-Large Member (descriptions below). The NCF board also has several positions filled through appointment. The positions up for appointment this year are the Finance Committee Chair and the Communications Committee Chair. The Nominating Committee headed by Chris Chamberlin and consisting of Peter Mehring and Laurel Williamson will be seeking talented individuals for these positions. If you would like to recommend anyone for these positions please contact the committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are looking into the addition of an on-line voting system to boost participation in the election process. As we move forward with this we will let you know how it will all work!
Vice-President: The Vice President shall stand in for and perform the duties of President in the President’s absence. The Vice President will chair the Nominating Committee, the members of which will be approved by the Board. The Vice President shall undertake to lead special projects as necessary.
At-Large Member: The At-Large Board member is expected to represent the interests of the general membership at all meetings of the Board and to participate in activities undertaken by the Board. At-large members shall be chosen so as to represent the diversity of the membership and to broaden the perspective of the Board.