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Board of Directors

2017-2018 Board Members

Board members are officials elected by the membership with full voting privileges or other individuals serving ex-officio without voting privileges by virtue of appointed positions within the organization. 

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Nominate Self or Others for ACRES Board of Directors

THE DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS IS NOVEMBER 30th.

Members of the Board of Directors must be ACRES members in good standing to be nominated and elected to office. New Board members shall take office immediately following the annual business meeting at the national conference to serve three (3)-year terms. Board members cannot serve more than two (2) consecutive terms. The Chair and Historian will serve three (3)-year terms as Chair-elect/Chair/Past Chair or Apprentice Historian/Historian/Consulting Historian. The Secretary and Treasurer shall be elected annually. National Coordinator(s) and Editor(s) shall be appointed by the board to serve five (5) year renewable terms. 

A description of roles can be found in the ACRES Bylaws also at that site. All nominees for the Board must be ACRES members in good standing (dues paid to date) and nominees for officer positions must have prior service as a Board member (at least one year).  

Directions for Nominations

The following positions need to be filled for the coming year:

  • Chair-elect- commitment to continue as Chair and Past-Chair - 3 year term
  • Treasurer - 1 year term
  • Secretary - 1 year term
  • Apprentice Historian - commitment to continue for 3 years as Historian and Consulting Historian 
  • Board members at large - 3 year term (multiple positions open)

To NOMINATE YOURSELF, please send your name, the role for which you are nominating yourself, a brief explanation of why you feel you are qualified for office, and your previous involvement in ACRES.

To NOMINATE OTHERS, please confirm with the individual that s/he is willing to serve and send the name(s) and the role(s) for which you are nominating the person, a brief explanation of why you feel s/he is qualified for office, and his/her previous involvement in ACRES.

Please send nominations to the Chair of the Nominations and Elections Committee, Tina Hudson at  HUDSONTM@mail.etsu.edu with a copy of the nomination to ACRES Headquarters staff at  acres-sped@mail.wvu.edu.