Are you interested in getting more involved in your profession? We are now accepting nominations for our MDASLA Executive Committee (Board).
OPEN ELECTED POSITIONS Board positions that are up for election include:
- Trustee (3 year term)
- Secretary (1 year term)
- 5 Member-at-Large positions (1 year term)
- 5 Affiliate-at-Large positions (1 year term, non-voting)
All positions require attendance at monthly MDASLA ExComm meetings and include the duties outlined in our by-laws.
The position of Trustee requires travel to two annual meetings: Spring Chapter Presidents Council Meeting or Board of Trustees Meeting, respectively (typically held in Washington, DC) and Fall Chapter Presidents Council Meeting or Board of Trustees Meeting held just prior to, and at the location of, the ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture. Certain expenses associated with these trips (travel, accommodations, some meals) are reimbursed in part by ASLA and in part by the chapter. Participation in the annual ASLA Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill, as part of the Spring meeting, is also required.
OPEN COMMITTEE POSITIONS
Committee positions are not elected, but are appointed by the Executive Committee. We are always looking for volunteers to get involved in tasks big and small, but especially for the following positions:
Public Practice Representative
Junior Professional Representative
Annual Conference Planning Committee Members
Awards Planning Committee Members
SCHEDULE FOR ELECTIONS
May 28th – Call for Nominations (Tomorrow) June 14th – Nominations Due, Nominating Committee reviews July 1st – Ballot sent to full and associate members July 22nd – Ballots due, reviewed by Nominating Committee July 24th – ExCom reviews results, Secretary notifies winners July 29th – Announce winners, update website September (TBD) – Strategic Planning / Operation Meeting with existing and future board members.
If you are interested in any of these positions, but would like to know more, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.