Dear MAA Members:
The 2016 Nominating Committee of the Michigan Archival Association is accepting nominations for candidates to serve on the MAA Board. Wondering what more you can do to make a difference for archives and archives professionals across the state of Michigan? Looking for a way to add to your professional accomplishments and help others while doing so? Or do you know someone you think would be the perfect candidate for job? The Nominating Committee wants to hear from you!
Elections for new Board members will be held at the MAA Business Meeting during this year’s MAA conference in East Lansing, MI, June 16 and 17, 2016.
We will vote on the following Board positions:
Vice President/President Elect (2 year term for each)
Member-at-Large #3(3-year term)
Member-at-Large #4 (3-year term)
If you are interested in running for any of the above positions and would like your name to appear on the ballot, please email MAA Nominating Committee Chair Melinda Isler (firstname.lastname@example.org) by April 16, 2016. Please identify which position you are interested in and include a short biography.
The membership can also nominate individuals for Board positions at the Annual Meeting. The bylaws state that nominations must end two hours before the Business Meeting. Also per MAA bylaws, a petition must be presented in support of such nominations and must include signatures from at least 10 current MAA members in good standing.
If you have questions about the nomination process or about serving as a leader with MAA, please contact members of the 2015 MAA Nominating Committee for further information. You can also visit the Board section of the MAA website (https://miarchivists.wordpress.com/board/) for more information on the Michigan Archival Association Board.
We hope to hear from you!
2016 MAA Nominating Committee:
Lauren Arnsman, Melinda Isler, Marian Matyn