POSITION TITLE: Nominating Committee received 11-5-2015

BASIC FUNCTION:

  • In accordance with Article V, Section 2(b) of the Bylaws of The American Iris Society, the Nominating Committee “.... shall report to the AIS Board of Directors a pool of names of qualified candidates at least equal to double the number of vacancies to be filled".

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

  • A Nominating Committee of five members shall be named annually at the AIS spring meeting and shall consist of two members from and selected by the AIS Board of Directors, two Regional Vice Presidents elected by the AIS Board of Counselors, and one representative chosen by the AIS Section and Cooperating Society Advisory Board.
  • The committee shall elect its own chair, who will then coordinate the process of the Nominating Committee.

MAJOR FUNCTIONS:

  • To generate a pool of qualified candidates for the position of Director of The American Iris Society at least equal to double the number of vacancies to be filled.
  • To present this pool of qualified candidates with supporting documentation to the Board of Directors of AIS at its regularly scheduled spring meeting.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITY AND AUTHORITY:

  • To solicit interested candidates, committed to being fully participating and working members of the AIS Board of Directors and who are willing to have their names submitted for nomination.
  • The AIS Board and any member of the AIS general membership may submit names to the Nominating Committee for consideration for nomination.
  • The Nominating Committee will contact (at a minimum) the members of the AIS Board of Directors, the Regional Vice Presidents, and the Presidents of Sections and Cooperating Societies seeking candidates for nomination.
  • Each incumbent Director eligible for a 2nd 3-year term should be contacted to determine the desire of that Director to be considered for nomination.
  • The Nominating Committee will then contact each candidate whose name is submitted to determine the interest and commitment of the candidate. Care must be taken to ensure that the candidate understands that this inquiry does not constitute guarantee of nomination.
  • Each candidate should submit a written resume' setting forth the qualifications of that candidate and especially enumerating involvement in iris activities at all levels.
  • The Committee shall strive to maintain representation throughout the regions of AIS as it generates the pool of candidates.
  • When all candidate-supporting documentation is in hand, the Committee will then evaluate the candidates and reach consensus on a pool of candidates to present to the AIS Board of Directors at its spring meeting. This pool must be at least equal to double the number of vacancies to be filled.
  • The Chair of the Nominating Committee will present the pool of candidates and their qualifications to the AIS Board of Directors at its spring meeting. As the Directors will probably not be familiar with all of the candidates presented, it is very useful for the Directors to have names and qualifications of candidates presented in written form as well as orally.

ADDITIONAL NOMINATING COMMITTEE INFORMATION

1) The Bylaws of The American Iris Society state:

A nominating Committee of five members shall be named annually at the AIS spring meeting and shall consist of two members from and selected by the AIS Board of Directors, two Regional Vice Presidents elected by the AIS Board of Counselors, and one representative chosen by the AIS Section and Cooperating Society Advisory Board. The Committee shall select its own chair.

2) The AIS Board and any member of the AIS general membership may submit names to the Nominating Committee for consideration for nomination. At the following year's AIS spring meeting the Nominating Committee shall report to the AIS Board of Directors a pool of names of qualified candidates at least equal to double the number of vacancies to be filled.

3) There is no set rule concerning the designation of Chair of the Nominating Committee. However, a practical tradition is that one of the RVP members of the committee is selected to be Chair.

4) A "reminder list" might be prepared to indicate the following;

a. Which Past Officer(s) is/are ineligible to continue

b. Which Director(s) is/are eligible to continue

c. Names remaining in the pool of the three preceding years' nominees.

POSITION TITLE: Nominating Committee

BASIC FUNCTION:
  • In accordance with Article V, Section 2(b) of the Bylaws of The American Iris Society, the Nominating Committee " .... shall report to the AIS Board of Directors a pool of names of qualified candidates at least equal to double the number of vacancies to be filled".

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:
  1. A Nominating Committee of five members shall be named annually at the AIS spring meeting and shall consist of two members from and selected by the AIS Board of Directors, two Regional Vice Presidents elected by the AIS Board of Counselors, and one representative chosen by the AIS Section and Cooperating Society Advisory Board.
  2. The committee shall elect its own chair, who will then coordinate the process of the Nominating Committee.

MAJOR FUNCTIONS:
  1. To generate a pool of qualified candidates for the position of Director of The American Iris Society at least equal to double the number of vacancies to be filled.
  2. To present this pool of qualified candidates with supporting documentation to the Board of Directors of AIS at its regularly scheduled spring meeting.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITY AND AUTHORITY:
  1. To solicit interested candidates, committed to being fully participating and working members of the AIS Board of Directors and who are willing to have their names submitted for nomination.
  2. The AIS Board and any member of the AIS general membership may submit names to the Nominating Committee for consideration for nomination.
  3. The Nominating Committee will contact (at a minimum) the members of the AIS Board of Directors, the Regional Vice Presidents, and the Presidents of Sections and Cooperating Societies seeking candidates for nomination.
  4. Each incumbent Director eligible for a 2nd 3-year term should be contacted to determine the desire of that Director to be considered for nomination.
  5. The Nominating Committee will then contact each candidate whose name is submitted to determine the interest and commitment of the candidate. Care must be taken to ensure that the candidate understands that this inquiry does not constitute guarantee of nomination.
  6. Each candidate should submit a written resume' setting forth the qualifications of that candidate and especially enumerating involvement in iris activities at all levels.
  7. The Committee shall strive to maintain representation throughout the regions of AIS as it generates the pool of candidates.
  8. When all candidate-supporting documentation is in hand, the Committee will then evaluate the candidates and reach consensus on a pool of candidates to present to the AIS Board of Directors at its spring meeting. This pool must be at least equal to double the number of vacancies to be filled.
  9. The Chair of the Nominating Committee will present the pool of candidates and their qualifications to the AIS Board of Directors at its spring meeting. As the Directors will probably not be familiar with all of the candidates presented, it is very useful for the Directors to have names and qualifications of candidates presented in written form as well as orally

ADDITIONAL NOMINATING COMMITTEE INFORMATION

•1) The Bylaws of The American Iris Society state:

A nominating Committee of five members shall be named annually at the AIS spring meeting and shall consist of two members from and selected by the AIS Board of Directors, two Regional Vice Presidents elected by the AIS Board of Counselors, and one representative chosen by the AIS Section and Cooperating Society Advisory Board. The Committee shall select its own chair.

  • 2) The AIS Board and any member of the AIS general membership may submit names to the Nominating Committee for consideration for nomination. At the following year's AIS spring meeting the Nominating Committee shall report to the AIS Board of Directors a pool of names of qualified candidates at least equal to double the number of vacancies to be filled.

  • 3) There is no set rule concerning the designation of Chair of the Nominating Committee. However, a practical tradition is that one of the RVP members of the committee is selected to be Chair.

  • 4) A "reminder list" might be prepared to indicate the following;
  • a. Which Past Officer(s) is/are ineligible to continue
  • b. Which Director(s) is/are eligible to continue
  • c. Names remaining in the pool of the three preceding years' nominees..
Topic revision: r4 - 05 Nov 2015, BobPries
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