The CCF/FCMA Nominations Committee welcomes expressions of interest for three Executive Committee positions on the Board of Directors: Treasurer, Secretary and 2nd Vice President. All three positions will commence at the 2013 AGM (June 2013, date tbc), and will run for a two year term each. Please see below for an estimated time commitment and descriptions of each role.
The CCF/FCMA encourages nominations from members of the fine craft sector (practising artists, teachers, curators, writers, gallery/boutique/museum/studio staff or owners, etc), as well as volunteers who may not have a craft background, but bring valuable experience from legal, financial, charitable or other fields. We appreciate and respect diverse perspectives.
Nominations may be submitted via email to the Nominations Committee Chair, Simon Wroot (email@example.com). Submissions must include the name of the nominee, their location, contact information, a one paragraph biography and/or CV. Nominees should also indicate if they are members of a Craft Council. Letters of recommendation from Craft Councils are encouraged, but not required.
DEADLINE FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: June 3rd, 2013.
For more information on the executive positions or on the CCF/FCMA's projects, strategic plan and upcoming events, contact Maegen Black at (506) 462-9560 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CURRENT EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE POSITIONS OPEN FOR ELECTION:
2nd VICE PRESIDENT:
During the absence or disability of the President, his or her duties shall be performed and his or her powers exercised by the Vice-president or, if there are more than one, by the Vice-presidents in order of seniority in that office. A Vice-president shall have such other powers and duties as the Board or the President may prescribe. The 2nd Vice President is expected to attend all Executive Committee meetings (1 per month), quarterly Board teleconferences, the AGM and the annual Conference. The estimated time commitment for this position is 2 to 5 hours per month.
The Treasurer shall keep, or cause to be kept, full and accurate books of account in which shall be recorded all receipts and disbursements of the Corporation and, under the direction of the Board, shall control the deposit of money, the safekeeping of securities and the disbursement of the funds of the Corporation. The Treasurer shall render to the Board whenever required an account of all their transactions as treasurer and of the financial position of the Corporation. The Treasurer shall perform such other duties as the Board or the president may prescribe. The Treasurer is expected to attend all Executive Committee meetings (1 per month), quarterly Financial Committee meetings, quarterly Board teleconferences, the AGM and the annual conference. The estimated time commitment for this position is 3 to 5 hours per month.
The Secretary shall either attend and be the secretary of all meetings of the Directors or shall ensure that a recording secretary is present at all such meetings and shall enter or cause to be entered in books kept for that purpose minutes of all proceedings thereat. The Secretary shall give or cause to be given, as and when instructed, all notices to members and Directors. The Secretary shall perform such other duties as the Board or the president may prescribe. The Secretary is expected to attend all Executive Committee meetings (1 per month), quarterly Financial Committee meetings, quarterly Board teleconferences, the AGM and the annual conference. The estimated time commitment for this position is 2 to 4 hours per month.