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Call for Nominations Available for 2018 Board of Directors & Nominating Committee

Monday, May 15, 2017  
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Call for Nominations Available for 2018 Board of Directors & Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee is now accepting names for four open seats on the 2018 WPHA Board: President Elect, At Large Representative, Southeastern Region representative, ARGC (Affiliate Representative to the Governing Council). All of these positions are three year terms. Two positions are also available for the Nominating Committee (2 year, and 1 year terms, respectively). 

These terms will begin January 1, 2018. 

Nominations should be submitted by Friday, June 30th by clicking here. Nominees will need to complete a short biographical sketch by September 1st.

Also, the Northeastern Regional Representative has recently went vacant. Jaime Bodden, formerly Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Officer, has departed Wisconsin to Washington State! If you are interested in this position, please contact the WPHA Office. The board term will be until December 2018.

As taken from the WPHA By Laws (Adopted July 23, 2008)

President-Elect Description

Assume the duties of the President at the close of the current President’s term; Serve on the Finance and Audit Committee; Perform such other duties as may be directed by the Association and/or the Board of Directors.

Regional Representatives Description

To assure representation of the WPHA Board from all parts of Wisconsin, each region shall have one Regional Director, a WPHA individual member in good standing living or working in the region who shall be elected by WPHA members from that region.  Candidates shall have been individual members for at least one (1) year preceding the election.

At Large Representative

To encourage representation that is diverse and proportional to the distribution of the population of Wisconsin, there shall be three (3) Directors-at-large until December 31, 2008, and two (2) Directors-at-large beginning January 1, 2009. Candidates shall have been individual members for at least one (1) year preceding the election.  

Affiliate Representative to the Governing Council (ARGC)

Responsibilities

A. The delegate is responsible for representing the point of view of WPHA on the Governing Council of APHA.
B. The delegate is responsible for reporting in writing to the Board of Directors, and for keeping the membership informed, of the proceedings of Governing Council meetings.
C. The delegate shall serve as a member of the Executive Committee.
D. The delegate also represents WPHA at meetings of the Great Lakes Coalition and other APHA related activities as authorized by the Board

Secretary
Record and maintain the minutes of the proceedings of the Association and the Board of
Directors;
Be custodian of the official records of the Association;
Perform such other duties as may be directed by the Association and/or the Board of
Directors.

Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee shall, in advance of annual elections for expiring offices and positions, and at the request of the Board for vacant offices and positions, recommend nominees for  positions with the Wisconsin Public Health Association.  The Nominating Committee shall, in general, attempt to identify at least two (2) candidates for vacant and expiring offices and positions.

The Nominating Committee shall consist of three (3) members.

The Immediate Past President shall be a non-voting member of the Nominating Committee.


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