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IASP Board Nominations

Nominations are being accepted for the following positions: President-Elect, Treasurer, Regions II, IV, VI. Please click submit to nominate yourself for one of the open positions. Duties and responsibilities for each position are listed below. Nominations close December 1. 

SUBMIT

The IASP Board consists of thirteen (13) voting members of the Executive Board: five (5) officers (President, President-elect, Immediate Past President, Secretary, Treasurer, and NASP Delegate) and seven (7) Regional Representatives. The board meets six (6) times during the year (July 1 - June 30).

President

The President of IASP will serve as the major spokesperson for IASP positions or delegate this role to other IASP members or officials. Information concerning IASP positions or issues which IASP should address will be channeled through the President. 

Duties and Responsibilities

          • The President will attend NASP Regional Leadership and Spring Conference, as budget allows, meetings at Association expense.
          • The President will be responsible for ensuring that the Management Consultant notifies Board members of meeting dates and tentative agendas.
          • The President will appoint all IASP committee co-chairs, task forces, ad-hoc groups and liaisons. These appointments will be approved by the Executive Board.
          • The President will serve as a voting member of the Fiscal Advisory Board.
          • The President will exercise authority over all expenses under the budgetary designation "Executive Board".
          • The President will serve as an ex-officio member of all Association committees.
          • The President will develop liaisons with other organizations and facilitate communication.
          • The President will send letters of appreciation for Board members’ participation in IASP to superintendents and/or directors.
          • The President will be responsible for developing and monitoring implementation of an Association strategic action plan.
          • The President will be responsible for conducting an annual evaluation of Management Services and providing feedback to the Management Consultant.

President-Elect

The President-Elect shall serve as an officer and as a member of the Executive Board. The President-Elect automatically assumes the role of President at the end of their term. The President-Elect will also serve as chairperson of the Professional Development & Advancement Committee. In the President’s absence, the President-Elect serves as chairperson of the Executive Board and General Business Meeting of the Association.

Duties and Responsibilities

          • The President-Elect will attend the NASP Regional Leadership meeting & NASP Spring Conference at Association expense. In the event that the President is not able to attend, the President-Elect will act as spokesperson for the Association.
          • The President-Elect will chair the Continuing Professional Development Committee in order to provide continuity and cohesion in the professional development activities sponsored by IASP.
          • The President-Elect will serve on the Fall Conference Committee in order to provide focus for the conference in line with the goals and objectives of the Association.
          • The President-Elect will serve as a voting member of the Fiscal Advisory Board.

Secretary

The Secretary will serve as chairperson of the Membership & Communications Committee and is responsible for recording accurately the events and information at official IASP meetings, maintaining official records, and writing official correspondence.

Duties and Responsibilities

            • The Secretary shall maintain current copies of the Articles of Incorporation and Code of By-laws, the Policies and Procedures Manual from the Policies and Procedures Chair, and Position Statements of the Association. The Secretary shall be responsible for disseminating these documents to the Executive Board members at the first meeting of each new Board.
            • The Secretary shall be a voting member of the Fiscal Advisory Board.
            • As an officer of the Executive Board, the Secretary shall be involved in all issues needing decision and direction.
            • The Secretary shall be the Newsletter Editor.

Treasurer

The Treasurer performs an advisory role to the President and to the Executive Board on fiscal matters and in development of the budget. Funds which are not spent during the fiscal year for which they were budgeted will be routinely carried over to the next fiscal year and treated as income to be budgeted in a new fiscal year. The Executive Board at their discretion may allow, if necessary, specific funds to carry over in a budget line item.

            • The Treasurer shall serve as chairperson of the Fiscal Advisory Board.
            • The Treasurer shall submit the recommended budget from the Fiscal Advisory Board to the Executive Board for discussion and approval. The budget for the next fiscal year shall be presented to the Executive Board at the last meeting of the year.
            • The Treasurer shall review all expenditures according to fiscal procedures.
            • The Treasurer is responsible for maintenance of all fiscal policies and procedures and for proposing changes whenever necessary.

Past-President

The immediate Past-President shall serve as an officer of the Executive Board and chairperson of the Advocacy & Collaboration Committee. In the absence of the President and President-Elect, the immediate Past-President shall serve as chairperson of the Executive Board meetings and General Business Meeting.

            • The Immediate Past-President shall assist the President, as assigned, in the supervision of selected committee activities. The Immediate Past-President shall work, as requested, especially closely with committees and other activities which involve continuation of goals or completion of projects from the previous year.
            • The immediate Past-President shall consult as requested with the President regarding organizational activities to help insure continuity and smooth transition between terms of office.
            • The immediate Past-President shall serve as a voting member of the Fiscal Advisory Board.
            • The immediate Past-President shall chair a council of past-presidents. The purpose of this council will be to provide advice and counsel to the President and Executive Board and to promoting leadership development within the Association.

Region Representatives

The role of the Regional Representatives will be to serve as liaison between members of the organization and the Executive Board and to represent the interests of the members of the regions from which they are elected.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attendance at all meetings of the Executive Board. If unable to attend a meeting, the Representative is responsible for delegating a proxy. The proxy shall be a full member of the organization with affiliation in the region. The proxy may be the chair of a committee. Prior to the meeting, the Representative will notify the President of his/her inability to attend the meeting and indicate the proxy.
  • At the mutual agreement of both individuals, there may be a co-region representative; however there will be only one vote between the two.
  • Written reports of regional activities and strategic plan updates will be prepared in advance of and presented at the Executive Board meetings.
  • Attendance at the Planning and Development Retreat. If unable to attend, the procedure outlined above for delegating a proxy and notifying the President should be used.
  • Coordination of two (2) or more meetings each year for members in their regions. Dates, topics and speakers for these meetings will be given in writing to the chair of the Professional Development and Advancement committee at the last Executive Board meeting of the year.
  • Dissemination of information from Executive Board meetings to the members.
  • Serve as liaison between members and the Legislative committee by informing members of legislation that would impact their practice and the rights and welfare of children and families.
  • Identification of exemplary practitioners in the each region to be nominated for awards.
  • Recruitment of candidates from each region for office in the Association.
  • Identification of members from each region to serve on committees.
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