NOHS Board of Directors - CALL FOR NOMINATIONS


We are excited to inform the NOHS Membership that the call for positions to serve on the National Board of Directors is open.  For our profession and national organization to remain strong, your involvement is vital.  The field of human services requires committed, competent, and compassionate professionals. NOHS, our national organization, also needs you to advance our collective agenda, promote our initiatives, and advocate for our profession.  Committing to service at the national level is critical to the advancement of human services.  So roll up your sleeves and consider joining the Board of Directors as we advance NOHS’s mission.

Please consider nominating yourself or a colleague for one of the following roles:

  • Treasurer (elected position)
  • Vice President of Conferences (elected position)
  • Membership Chair (elected position)
  • Awards Chair (appointed position)

If you are interested in nominating yourself or a colleague please complete the online nomination packet.

The online form includes the following:

  1. Nomination Form
  2. Statement of rationale for interest in position (include brief history of work for the organization)
  3. Statement of vision for the organization
  4. Resume/CV
  5. Picture (dpi 400) as a jpg

CLICK HERE TO NOMINATE TODAY!

Timeline for Nominations and Elections:

  • Nominations are open between NOW and September 16, 2019.
    • Nominations will close on September 16, 2019 at 11:59pm EST.
  • Elections will take place between September 23, 2019 and September 30, 2019.
    • Voting instructions will be provided when the ballot is distributed to the membership.

NOMINATE YOURSELF OR SOMEONE ELSE TODAY!!!


Open Positions for 2019-2020

Nominations for Treasurer

5.8 The Treasurer shall be the financial officer of the National Organization and oversees the funds, investments and required audits of the National Organization. The Treasurer will coordinate the preparation of an annual budget, provide an account of all transactions and the financial condition of the National Organization at all meetings of the Board of Directors, and shall ensure that liability insurance is in force for the National Organization. The Treasurer shall be elected in odd numbered years.

Additional duties include:

  • The Treasurer shall be a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors.
  • Attendance at all Board of Director (BOD) meetings (via phone throughout the year and in-person at the annual conference)
  • Provision of a report at all meetings (verbally for phone meetings and written for the in-person meeting at the annual conference)
  • Coordinate the preparation of annual budgets for NOHS Regions and Committees.
  • Assist in development of policies and procedures as related to the finances of the National Organization.
  • Review financial proposals for the Organization and provide recommendations to the Board of Directors.
  • Annual attend one meeting of the NOHS Regional Leadership Committee.
  • Coordinate quarterly meetings with Region Presidents and Treasurers to review financials status of the National Organization and Regions.

Nominations for Vice President for Conferences
5.3 The Vice President for Conferences shall oversee the planning and implementation of the National Organization's annual conference under the direction of the Board of Directors and in collaboration with the regional site coordinator(s) and the conference presentation proposal committee. Duties shall include preparation of a detailed proposed budget as part of the annual fiscal process and a full post-conference report, including a final financial report, which shall be presented to the Board of Directors within 90 days of the annual meeting. The VP will oversee the solicitation of nominations for and the awarding of the National Organization's awards, scholarships, and grants. The VP shall maintain the criteria for all awards as approved by the Board of Directors and shall recommend to the Board of Directors individuals and organizations to receive the awards (except the President's Award). The Vice President for Conferences will be elected in odd numbered years.

Additional duties include:

  • Attendance at all Board of Director (BOD) meetings (via phone throughout the year and in-person at the annual conference)
  • Provision of a report at all meetings (verbally for phone meetings and written for the in-person meeting at the annual conference)
  • Assist in coordination of CEU for workshops presented at conference.
  • Coordinate with Management Company conference timeline and marketing strategies.

Nominations for Membership Chair
6.2 The Member Chairperson shall be responsible for fostering the recruitment of new members,  the  retention  of  continuing  members,  awards,  member  benefits,  diversity  in the  National Organization, outreach to and support of students, and facilitate publication of the Membership Directory. The Member Services Chairperson shall be elected in odd numbered years.

Additional duties include:

  • The Membership Chair will serve as the lead of the membership committee.
  • Attendance at all Board of Director (BOD) meetings (via phone throughout the year and in-person at the annual conference)
  • Provision of a report at all meetings (verbally for phone meetings and written for the in-person meeting at the annual conference)
  • Annual review of membership benefits.
  • Development of membership strategic plan which will include strategies for recruitment and retention.
  • Coordinate with Management Company development and delivery of new member information, lapsed member outreach and prospective member outreach.
  • Assist in activities related to the development or revision or bylaws, policies or procedures as related to membership.
  • Coordinate with Management Company to create content when requested for NOHS website, educational library, newsletters and/or social media when requested.

Nominations for Awards Chair
The awards chair will oversee all aspects of the planning and execution of the National Organization’s annual awards program.

Additional duties include:

  • The Award Chair will serve as the lead of the awards committee.
  • Attendance at all Board of Director (BOD) meetings (via phone throughout the year and in-person at the annual conference)
  • Provision of a report at all meetings (verbally for phone meetings and written for the in-person meeting at the annual conference)
    • Establish a committee per NOHS policies and set committee goals for the year.
    • Monitor and revise awards application, rubric and awards guidebook.
    • Attend the national conference and conduct the awards ceremony.
      • Collaborate with the Conference Chair to organize annual awards event at the conference.
    • Coordinate with Management Company and regions to communicate guidelines, deadlines and available options.
      • Coordinate with Management Company to provide recognition for board service.
    • Coordinate with Management Company to create content when requested for NOHS website, educational library, newsletters and/or social media when requested.

Click here for printable nomination packet.