CSHEMA Wants You!

If you know someone that you think would be a good addition to the CSHEMA leadership team, please complete the call for candidates form below. Even if you are not sure whether your nominee meets these qualifications, please submit their name! The Nominations Committee will evaluate all candidates to be sure they meet the qualifications. Self-nominations are welcome. The deadline to submit a candidate for nomination is February 15, 2018.

CSHEMA Board of Trustees Qualifications

The secretary, vice president, treasurer, and the six at-large member positions are contested positions. Each year, two at-large members and the vice president will be elected. The treasurer and secretary positions are elected every three years on a staggered schedule. There will be a minimum of two nominees for each of the open positions. Additional nominees for any position may be made by the general membership in accordance with the CSHEMA Bylaws.

This year, we are seeking nominees for vice president (who will become president in year two of their term and immediate past president in year three of their term) and two at-large members of the board.

 A candidate for the office of president, vice president, treasurer, and secretary shall: 

  • Have served as a trustee within the past three (3) years, OR
  • Have at least five (5) years of experience as a health and safety professional, ideally in higher education;
AND  
  • Have attended a minimum of two (2) CSHEMA annual conferences; AND
  • Have a record of active participation in and knowledge of CSHEMA (may include serving on a standing committee, chairing a committee, community of practice, task force, or special project). In lieu of CSHEMA service, have at least one year of previous volunteer board or executive committee experience, not necessarily with CSHEMA; AND
  • Have the support of their employer organization to attend all Board of Trustees meetings, in addition to other related activities as appropriate, for the duration of their term of office.
A candidate for at‐large member shall: 
  • Have at least five (5) years of experience as a health and safety professional, ideally in higher education; AND
  • Have attended a minimum of two (2) CSHEMA annual conferences; AND
  • Have a record of active participation in and knowledge of CSHEMA (may include serving on a committee, chairing a committee, task force, or special project). In lieu of CSHEMA service, have at least one year of previous volunteer board or executive committee experience, not necessarily with CSHEMA; AND
  • Have the support of their employer organization to attend all Board of Trustees meetings, in addition to other related activities as appropriate, for the duration of their three year term of office.

Board members are not permitted to lead a community of practice, nor chair or be a member of a committee.

Time Commitment

Members of the board are expected to attend weekly meetings that last no more than 30 minutes, serve on at least one board team (which meets at least biweekly for 30-45 minutes), and attend three in-person meetings per year:
  • Saturday, July 7, 2018 (with institutional support for travel, lodging, and registration fees at the annual conference)
  • TBA in the fourth quarter of 2018 (at the expense of CSHEMA)
  • TBA late February, March, or April 2019 (at the expense of CSHEMA)

Questions about the nominations and elections process? Please contact Nominations Committee Chair Bill VanSchalkwyk at william_vanschalkwyk@harvard.edu.

Call for Candidates Form

All candidates will be contacted by the Nominations Committee to assess their interest in serving on the Board of Trustees and ensure they meet the qualifications. Please provide as much information as possible.

 
Candidate Name:
Candidate Institution:
Candidate Email:
Candidate Phone:
Which position(s) should this candidate consider?  
 
Comments:    


The Nominations Committee may have questions about your nomination. If you don't mind being contacted, please provide your contact information below:

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Thank you for submitting your nomination!

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