Nominee applications are due to EDRA Headquarters
no later than Monday, May 1, 2017 – 7 pm Central Time
EDRA is now accepting nominations for the 2017-2019 Board of Directors. This is your opportunity to create positive change in environment behavior research and practice, as well as to give back to your academic and professional community. You are eligible to nominate yourself or others for any open position on the EDRA Board of Directors.
Nominations are sought for five positions:
Submit your nominee application(s) to EDRA’s Executive Director via:
- email - firstname.lastname@example.org
- mail to - 9700 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Ste. 210 Rosemont, IL 60018
KEY DATES FOR THE 2017 ELECTION PROCESS
Deadline for receipt of nomination packages by EDRA Headquarters.
Tuesday & Wednesday,
May 2 - 3
Candidates contacted to confirm desire to run for the Board position
Thursday, May 4 - 18 at 5 pm CT
Electronic elections (Regular positions)
Candidate notification of election results and confirmation of willingness to serve
Announcement of election results to EDRA membership
Thank you for your consideration!
Shauna Mallory-Hill, Ph.D., M.Arch.
Governance Committee Chair
Past Chair, EDRA Board of Directors
Please keep the following in mind when nominating a candidate:
- All candidates must be current EDRA members.
- In total, three (3) current EDRA members have to provide letters of support to nominate a member.
- Self-nominations are encouraged.*
If self-nominating, please provide a self-nomination letter and three (3) EDRA member letters of support.
- Each Regular Director's term is for a three-year period. Student Director’s position is a two year term. Emeritus position is a one-year term. Officers on the EDRA Board (Chair, Chair-Elect, Treasurer, and Secretary) serve for a one-year term and are appointed by the Board.
- Board members are expected to regularly attend Board Meetings, of which are held in-person twice per year: (1) at the Annual Conference (self-funded) and (2) Fall (out-of-pocket expenses covered).
- Ensure that all candidates are interested to run for the Board and well-informed about their potential board roles, responsibilities and expectations.
Please see Bylaws as it pertains to Board responsibilities and expectations for more information.
- Ensure that all potential board members will abide by the code of ethics and conflict of interest policy.
Read the Code of Ethics and Conflict of Interest Policy.
The nominee application for elected positions must include the following:
- Concise biography/resume of nominee including current membership status (200 words maximum)
- Self-nomination letter (if applicable)
- Three (3) letters of support by EDRA members in good standing
Include all contact information, including relationship to nominee
- Number of years involved in EDRA and types of involvement.
- Other capacities in which the nominee has participated/volunteered in the organization
(e.g, conference organization or other Board committees).
- A statement of no more than 300 words outlining why and how the nominee intends to serve on the Board and an understanding of and commitment to the mission of EDRA.
Questions? Please contact Shauna Mallory-Hill at email@example.com.