2018 BOG Election

Call for Nominations

 

A call for nominations is now open through 16 April to identify qualified candidates to serve on the ACRM Board of Governors. Positions for two (2) Members-at-Large and the Treasurer will open in October 2018. Please take a moment to nominate your most respected colleagues—or even yourself, to help guide the future direction of ACRM.

 

QUALIFYING CRITERIA FOR BOARD MEMBERS

  1. Active ACRM member in good standing
  2. Knowledgeable about and supportive of the ACRM mission and objectives
  3. Demonstrate a special commitment to ACRM through tenure of membership and participation in the organization
  4. Ability to accomplish tasks on schedule and to work effectively with others
  5. Understand and agree to the necessary commitment of time and Board activities

 

RESPONSIBILITIES OF ALL BOARD MEMBERS

Board members shall:

  1. Know the ACRM mission, purposes, goals, policies, programs, services, strengths, and needs
  2. Follow trends in all aspects of rehabilitation
  3. Be willing to undertake special assignments when asked
  4. Serve ACRM as a whole rather than any special interest group or constituency
  5. Prepare for and participate in Board meetings, including appropriate organizational activities
  6. Participate in scheduled Board meetings both in person and via conference call, and notify the President in a timely manner if unable to participate at specific meetings
  7. Suggest agenda items for Board meetings to ensure that significant policy-related matters are addressed
  8. Support the majority decision on issues voted upon by the Board
  9. Maintain close communication with any committee or ISIG of which a liaison assignment has been made. Assure that their concerns and interests are conveyed to the Board and report back to them on relevant Board decisions
  10. Maintain confidentiality of the Board meeting and conference calls
  11. Read and understand the organization's financial statements and otherwise help the Board fulfill its fiduciary responsibilities
  12. Counsel the CEO and President as appropriate
  13. Serve as chair, co-chair, council or task force as appointed by the President
  14. Annually complete Conflict of Interest Statement, to be submitted to the President

 

TREASURER'S RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Review monthly financial statements. Report to the Board any significant deviations from the budget.
  2. Develop a preliminary budget in cooperation with the CEO, review budget with Executive/Finance Committee, and recommend approval of the budget to the Board of Governors.
  3. Submit a written report to the Board of Governors at midyear and annual meetings. Respond to questions at Board meetings.
  4. Present an oral report at the annual meeting’s General Business Session.
  5. With Executive-Finance Committee, establish guidelines for investments and other financial policies.
  6. Assure that an annual independent audit or review is conducted.

TO SUBMIT A NOMINATION

Please email the names of your candidates and a brief explanation of why you believe they are well-qualified to serve on the ACRM Board of Governors to Doug Katz, Nominating Committee Chair, at dkatz@bu.edu by 16 April 2018. Self-nominations are permissible.