Call for Self-Nominations for PLMA Executive Committee Positions Ends Sept. 21

Self-nominations from PLMA Board members are now being accepted from PLMA Board members for Executive Committee members for Fall 2018 - Fall 2020 term. If you plan to seek election, please complete the Executive Committee Nomination Form. The forms requests that you include a brief statement of your qualifications, your goals for the organization, and initiatives that you want to champion. Self-nominations will be accepted through Tuesday, September 21, 2018. You must be signed in to access the form. You must be signed in as a Board Member to access the nomination form. if the link does not work, cut and paste this url into your browser: https://plma.memberclicks.net/index.php?option=com_mcform&view=ngforms&id=2002099.  

PLMA seeks nominations from Board members for the Executive Committee. All current executive committee members (see roster at www.peakload.org/plma-leadership) terms expire at the conclusion of the 38th PLMA Conference in Austin. The PLMA Executive Committee is comprised of up to eight (8) members who are elected to a two-year term with no term limits from current Board members in good standing.

Job Description. PLMA looks to the Executive Committee to provide strategic leadership and vision to assist the Officers and Executive Director with tactical support in the operation of the Association consistent with the Board’s direction. Tasks include:

  • Review, Understand, and Comply with the duties and responsibilities of the Executive Committee as described in the PLMA By Laws, Article 6.

  • Understand, Comply with, and Assist in Enforcement of all PLMA Policies, paying special attention to the Executive Committee duties in the Fiscal Policy and Code of Conduct, which includes conflict of interest.

  • Actively Support the delivery of a Strategic Objective or other working group and participate in Strategic Planning.

  • Participate in monthly Executive Committee meetings to ensure quorum is met.

  • Participate in Conference Planning and Presentation Evaluation.

  • Review, Edit, and Discuss new or revised PLMA Policies. Be Present to vote to accept or reject policies.

  • Provide feedback on materials and reports submitted by Executive Director for review.

  • Two members of the Executive Committee are required to serve on the finance committee, as appointed by the PLMA Officers.

  • During the Officer Election year, actively participate in recruiting and ensuring that PLMA has a viable set of candidates for each Officer position.

  • Become involved in other PLMA activities as they arise

  • Proactively promote PLMA and especially its conferences and membership in PLMA.

The Executive Committee meets via conference call monthly and at other times as deemed necessary. Members must remain an employee of a PLMA member organization for the length of their term, and are expected to participate in a majority of the monthly calls and other in-person meetings. There is no compensation or travel reimbursement from PLMA. PLMA By Laws and internal policies and are posted on the Board of Directors Group Home Page at www.peakload.org/board-home-page - you must be signed in as a Board Member to access these documents.

Nomination Process. Any PLMA board member in good standing may self-nominate. If someone other than the board member from a PLMA member organization wishes to self-nominate, they must become the designed board member for their organization.

Election Process. The Executive Committee election will be conducted electronically before the Board meeting takes place on November 12, as well as on-site during the board meeting. Board members may choose to vote either electronically or in person at the Board Meeting. Votes submitted in person will over-ride electronic votes submitted by the same organization. Candidates will be invited to record a brief statement for a Meet the Candidates webcast to be produced for Board members in October. The Election Policy and By-laws are posted behind your member password at www.peakload.org/board-home-page.

Sincerely,
Joseph E. Childs
Secretary and Election Officer

Primary Contact: Ed Thomas, Executive Director, PLMA, [email protected]; (707) 652-5333