2017-2018 Director & Officer Nominations

2017-2018 Call for Director and Officer Nominations – Get Involved and Help Shape NCSEA’s Future!

2017-2018 NCSEA Director & Officer Nominating Form

A strong, volunteer-driven governance structure is critical to every association. NCSEA’s long-term success in achieving its mission can only occur with the hard work and vision that members like you bring to the table. For 43 years, the future of NCSEA—and child support—has been shaped by people like you—dedicated, committed professionals with a passion to strengthen our program and help the families we serve.

It’s time to get involved and become an NCSEA leader.

The nominating process for the 2017-2018 Board of Directors and Officers is now open! Potential candidates may self-nominate or be nominated to serve by a peer. In order to serve, all nominees must maintain an Individual Membership in NCSEA both during the nominating process and their potential leadership terms, while the person nominating a candidate must be an NCSEA member (individual or organization) at the time the nomination is submitted (if not self-nominating). Service terms are 3 years for Directors, beginning September 1, while Officers (with the exception of the President-Elect) serve 1-year terms.

NCSEA has streamlined the nominating process—simply fill out the 2017-2018 Nomination Form and submit by Friday, April 14, 2017.

Not sure of your member status? Contact Krystal Quille or call 703.506.2884.

Officer Nominations

Per the association’s bylaws, NCSEA is seeking nominations for four (4) officer positions to serve on the NCSEA Board of Directors and Executive Committee.  Officers are elected to serve from September 1, 2017 – August 31, 2018. Those positions are:

President-Elect (serves as President-Elect  September 1, 2017 – August 31, 2018,  and automatically serves as NCSEA  President  September 1-2018 – August31, 2019 – the President-Elect shall perform the official duties of the President in the event of the President’s absence or inability to perform his or her duties. Should the office of President become vacant, the President-Elect shall immediately become President for the unexpired term of the office. The President-Elect shall succeed to the Presidency at the conclusion of the President’s term of office, even if the President-Elect has served an unexpired term of President due to a vacancy as above provided.

Secretary – the Secretary shall perform the official duties of the President in the event that both the President and President-Elect are absent or unable to perform those duties. The Secretary shall keep the minutes of all meetings of the Association, the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee. The Secretary shall complete and publish the minutes and proceedings of meetings of the Board and Executive Committee to members of the Board of Directors held during such term of office to all Board members at the earliest possible date following the adjournment of such Meetings. In the event that the Secretary is unable to attend such meetings, the President shall designate another director to keep minutes at such meeting.

Treasurer – the Treasurer, subject to such policies as may, from time to time, be made by the Board of Directors, shall be responsible for the custody of the funds of the Association, and for the deposit of all funds in the name of the Association in such banks, trust companies, or other depositories as the Board of Directors may designate. The Treasurer shall be responsible for seeing that proper books are kept; showing at all times the amount of property and funds belonging to the Association. At the Board Meeting immediately following of the end of the Association’s fiscal year, the Treasurer shall present an account showing in detail the receipts of all property and money belonging to the Association and all disbursements made. In addition, the Treasurer shall present an account of the receipts and disbursement of the Annual Conference to the Secretary within sixty (60) days after the conference for inclusion in the Secretary’s minutes and proceedings distributed to the Board of Directors. Annually, the Treasurer shall ensure that the books and accounts of the Association be audited and the resulting audit shall be presented by the Treasurer to the Board for the Board’s review.

Director of International Reciprocity – the Director of International Reciprocity shall be responsible for all liaison activity with agencies in foreign nations expressing an interest in reciprocal enforcement of support with the states and jurisdiction of the United States. This officer shall provide whatever assistance is appropriate to help establish international reciprocal enforcement of support, as directed by the Board of Directors.

The deadline for all Director and Officer nominations is Friday, April 14, 2017.

Director Nominations

Per the association’s bylaws, NCSEA is seeking nominees for five (5) director positions to serve on the NCSEA Board. Directors shall be elected for three-year terms. No appointed or elected member of the Board of Directors shall serve for more than seven consecutive years except as an officer. After serving six consecutive years, Directors shall not be eligible for re-election or reappointment to the Board of Directors, except for election or appointment to an officer or Council representative position, until the expiration of two years from the termination date. In no event shall any member of the Board of Directors with voting rights serve more than ten (10) consecutive years, including time as an officer. Notwithstanding any other provision, neither the Immediate Past President nor the Past Presidents Council Representative shall be subject to the ten consecutive year limitation while serving in that capacity.

Responsibilities of Officers and Directors 

This helpful document is designed to provide prospective nominees for both Director and Officer positions with information on the duties and responsibilities associated with NCSEA volunteer leadership service. We strongly encourage you to review this document prior to becoming a nominee.

Interested in serving on an NCSEA committee? Visit NCSEA’s Committees page for more information on how to get involved!

On behalf of NCSEA and the Nominating Committee, we hope that you will consider running for a Director or Officer position and help shape the future of both NCSEA and our profession. If you have any questions about the nominating process, please contact Chris Williams, NCSEA Executive Director, at chriswilliams@ncsea.org.

Thank you for your consideration—good luck!