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I-ISIG 2022 Call for Nominations is Now Closed

Election Ballot to be sent in June and will be sent to each International-ISIG member in good standing via Survey Monkey.

The ACRM International Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group (I-ISIG) 2022 Call for Nominations is open for several positions on the International-ISIG Executive Committee, including:

  • Chair Elect
  • Secretary
  • Early Career Officer

Thank you for your help in choosing the leadership of our community group!

Nomination Procedure – Closed for 2022

All candidates must be or become active ACRM members in good standing and current member of the I-ISIG. All nominations should be emailed Fofi Constantinidou, fofic@ucy.ac.cy, Nominating Committee Chair, and I-ISIG Past Chair and to include the following:

  • The Officer position for which the candidate is nominated
  • The name of the candidate, with credentials
  • Candidate’s title and affiliation
  • Candidate’s CV

Criteria for I-ISIG Executive Committee Members

  • Active ACRM member in good standing and member of I-ISIG
  • Knowledgeable about and supportive of the ACRM & I-ISIG mission and objectives
  • Demonstrate a special commitment to ACRM & I-ISIG through tenure of membership and participation in the organization
  • Ability to accomplish tasks on schedule and to work effectively with other people
  • Understand and agree to the necessary commitment of time and community activities.

The successful officers will assume their positions during the I-ISIG meeting which occurs during the ACRM Annual Conference on 6-8 November at the Chicago Hilton, following notification and confirmation of acceptance.

2022 Elections will launch in June for the following positions

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

Chair Elect

Responsibilities:

The Chair-Elect shall act to obtain the greatest possible acquaintanceship with the affairs and membership of the I-ISIG so as to effectively and efficiently fulfill the office of Chair upon his/her succession. The Chair-Elect will coordinate with the Secretary and National Office to identify and recognize persons (as appropriate) in the I-ISIG anniversaries (e.g. appreciation certificates) and will attend the Chair Council meeting in the absence of the Chair.

The Chair-Elect will also serve as Program Committee liaison to ensure that the international content is represented appropriately on the schedule. Program Committee Liaison responsibilities include attending the monthly Program Committee Meeting, participating in reviewing symposia for the I-ISIG Programming as well as participating in the determination of the I-ISIG Award recipients. The Chair-Elect is also the Chair of the I-ISIG Nominating Committee. The Chair-Elect shall preside at general or business meetings in the absence of the Chair and shall succeed to the office of the Chair in the event of removal of the Chair for reasons stated within the Rules of Governance.

Term:

Chair-Elect–holds office for two (2) years. At the end of his/her term, the Chair–Elect will automatically assume the Chair position for two years at the conclusion of the annual business meeting. and then advances to the Past Chair for two years. NOTE: The Chair Position is also a liaison to the Board of Governors (Ex-Officio) which requires attendance at the monthly Board of Governors meeting which includes the in-person Spring and Annual Conference Board of Governors meetings. The Chair-Elect will serve as the Program Liaison Officer. Responsibilities of this position include attending the monthly Program Committee Meeting, participating in reviewing symposia for the I-ISIG Programming as well as participating in the determination of the I-ISIG Award recipients as part of the I-ISIG Awards Committee.

 

Secretary

Responsibilities:

In collaboration with the ACRM representative assigned to the committee, the Secretary shall maintain a correct and permanent record of the meetings and transactions of the I-ISIG including minutes of all meetings, reports, correspondence by I-ISIG officers, budget, committee and task force reports, list of attendance at annual meetings, and membership records and the like on a centralized data system supported by the ACRM National Office. The Secretary will also oversee the minutes of the meeting are being recorded and an attendance sheet circulated or captured including sending minutes to I-ISIG members and the ACRM national office. The Secretary will assume responsibility for reviewing and preserving the I-ISIG Rules of Governance with regard to legality, integrity, and consistency within itself and with the existing bylaws of the ACRM and preparation of modifications in appropriate form for the membership’s input and approval. The Secretary will work with the ACRM on additional documentation needs such as developing surveys or other materials that need to be documented.

Term:

The Secretary holds office for two (2) years. This position can be extended for one (1) optional two-year term if agreed upon by the secretary and nominating committee and voted upon by the general membership.

 

Early Career Officer

Responsibilities:

The Early Career Officer shall act as liaison between the ACRM Career Development Networking Group and the I-ISIG and provide a regular reporting of early career ACRM membership needs and concerns. The Early Career Officer will provide input on all decisions to assure that the I-ISIG is meeting the needs of early career members and professionals. The Early Career Officer may undertake projects or design and promote initiatives that improve early career membership value and enhance ACRM and I-ISIG recruitment and retention of early career professionals.

Term:

The Early Career Officer holds office for two (2) years. This position can be extended (re-elected) for additional two-year terms only if the officer will maintain “Early Career” status (that is, within 5 years of completing postgraduate training) for the duration of additional term.