Find out more about the responsibilities, time commitment, and selection process for each position below.
Volunteer Interest Form
Help establish and further the strategic direction of the Association. Board members participate in a weekly conference call and up to two in-person, multiday meetings annually (paid by CSHEMA). Terms are three years and begin at the CSHEMA Annual Conference
in July. The Board of Trustees consists of the president, vice president, treasurer, recording secretary, immediate past president, and six directors. Each year, two directors and the vice president will be elected; the treasurer and recording secretary
are elected every three years, but never in the same election cycle.
CSHEMA is now accepting nominations for the 2020–21 Board of Trustees. Nominations are due by December 1.
A slate is created by the Nominations Committee in April, the election occurs in May, and new board members take office at the Annual Conference.
Foster innovation and networking within the membership. Typically, each community has two co-leaders who each serve two-year terms. Responsibilities include:
Communities are responsible for self-selecting their leaders annually.
Volunteers on a task force are charged with completing a specific project with defined outcomes. This could include researching best practices and recommending a course of action or the development of a new member benefit. Task forces are generally small, nimble, and narrow in focus. The leader of the task force is charged with keeping it on track, delegating tasks, and ensuring defined work is completed. Task force responsibilities might include:
Task forces are appointed as needed.