SCI-ISIG Call for Nominations is Now Closed
Election Ballot to be sent in July and will be sent to each Spinal Cord Injury-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
- Membership 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 members of the SCI-ISIG. All nominations should be emailed to Ceren Yarar-Fisher, Nominating Committee Chair and SCI-ISIG Past Chair, and must 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 SCI-ISIG Executive Committee Members
- Active ACRM member in good standing and member of SCI-ISIG
- Knowledgeable about and supportive of the ACRM & SCI-ISIG mission and objectives
- Demonstrates a special commitment to ACRM & SCI-ISIG through tenure of membership and participation in the organization
- Able to accomplish tasks on schedule and to work effectively with other people
- Understands and agrees to the necessary commitment of time and community activities
The successful officers will assume their positions during the SCI-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 July for the following positions:
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The Chair-Elect shall act to obtain the greatest possible acquaintanceship with the affairs and membership of the SCI-ISIG so as to effectively and efficiently fulfill the office of Chair upon his/her succession. 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 these Rules of Governance. The Chair-Elect will serve on the Nominating Committee.
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. NOTE: The Chair Position is also a liaison to the Board of Governors (Ex-Offico) which requires attendance at the monthly Board of Governors meeting which includes the in-person Spring and Annual Conference Board of Governors meetings.
The Membership Officer shall act as liaison between the ACRM National Office and the SCI-ISIG regarding the roster of members in good standing of the SCI-ISIG and the ACRM and provide a full membership report to the membership at the annual business meeting. The Membership Officer will represent the SCI-ISIG at meetings of the ACRM Membership Committee (or make alternative arrangements for representation as needed). The Membership Officer shall oversee that a SCI-ISIG membership of 30 or more persons is maintained by the ACRM National Office and that an ongoing campaign is maintained to promote SCI-ISIG membership in order to enhance its ability to fulfill its stated objectives. The Membership Officer shall promote ACRM and SCI-ISIG membership with SCI-ISIG Only participants who attend SCI-ISIG meetings while monitoring that SCI-ISIG Only status does not exceed the period of time permitted by the ACRM Rules of Governance.
The Membership Officer holds office for two (2) years. This position can be extended for two (2) optional two-year terms if agreed upon by the Membership Officer and Executive Board and voted upon by the general membership.