ANNY Election 2020

On March 2, 2020, all ANNY members in good standing will be asked to cast votes for several ballot items (election ballot to be sent via email).

Open Positions

This Spring, the ANNY Board will be filling five positions:

President Elect (three-year term with one year in each of the following positions: President Elect, President, and Past President)
Secretary (two-year term)
Events Chair (two-year term)
Select two At-Large Board Members (two-year term):

The call for board nominations is now closed.  Information on board elections is coming soon.

Position Descriptions

President Elect (three-year term with one year in each of the following positions: President Elect, President, and Past President)

Duties of the President Elect​ shall include:

A. Presiding at meetings of the Board of Directors in the President’s absence;

B. Assisting the President in other duties as the need arises;

C. Assuming the duties of the President in the event that person cannot complete his/her term;

D. Performing other duties as delegated by the President and/or Board of Directors or as outlined in the Policies & Procedures Manual.

Duties of the President shall include:

A. Acting as chief executive;

B. Acting on behalf of the Board of Directors in the interim between meetings;

C. Appointing standing and select committees, with approval of the Board of Directors;

D. Officially representing ANNY;

E. Preparing the agenda and presiding at all meetings of the Board of Directors;

Duties of the Past President shall include:

A. Presiding at meetings of the Board of Directors in the absence of both the President and President Elect.

B. Serving as chair of the Nominating Committee, overseeing all responsibilities of that committee as defined in these bylaws.

C. Performing other duties as delegated by the President and/or Board of Directors, or as outlined in the Policies & Procedures Manual

Secretary (two-year term)

Duties of the Secretary shall include:

A. Managing the ANNY website and its content;

B.  Compiling notes and minutes of all meetings of the Board of Directors and transmitting completed meeting minutes to appropriate parties;

C. Ensuring that a complete list of current members and a mailing list of ANNY contacts is maintained;

D. Ensuring that proceedings of the Association follow Robert’s Rules of Order;

E. Performing other duties as assigned by the President and/or Board of Directors.

Events Chair (two-year term)

A. Chairing the Events Committee and ensuring that all responsibilities of that committee are fulfilled;

B. Coordinating site selection and overseeing all aspects of event program and logistics;

          C. Maintaining records of attendance at events, as well as archiving materials from ANNY events;


          D. Performing other duties as assigned by the President and/or Board of Directors.

At-Large Board Members (two-year term, two positions open)

 Duties of At Large Board Members shall include:

A. Serving on ANNY committees as necessary and determined with the committee chairpersons;

B. Performing other duties as assigned by the President and/or Board of Directors.


Eligibility to Be a Board Member

Board Term Limits

A. A person who has served as President-Elect, President, and/or Past President may serve again in any board position when two full board years have passed after the end of their service as President Elect, President, or Past President. The person may appear on the ballot during the second board service year, but may only serve when two full board years have passed.

B. An individual may serve up to two consecutive terms as a non-President board member, if they are put forth as candidates for each term and win each election.

C. After two consecutive terms as a non-President board member, an individual may not serve on the board for two full board service years. After that, they will be eligible once again to serve as a board member (any position, including the 3-year President positions). A person may appear on the ballot in the second year, but not serve until two full board years have passed.

Election Timeline

January: Call for nominations open

January/February: The nominating committee will review nominees and assemble the election slate

March 2, 2020: Voting opens

Late-March, following close of election on March 20, 2020: Candidates will be notified

April 20, 2020: Board meeting with incoming and outgoing board members

April 21, 2020: Beginning of board term

Nominating Committee Members

Chair: Kathleen Landy, ANNY Past President, Associate Director of the Center for Teaching Innovation at Cornell University

Andrea Barra, ANNY President, Assistant Director of Assessment, Georgia College & State University

Sandi Connelly, ANNY Board Member, Principal Lecturer, Rochester Institute of Technology

Bob Karp, ANNY Board Member, Director of Institutional Effectiveness Emeriti/Retiree at SUNY Plattsburgh

Deborah Hokien, Professor of Chemistry, Marywood University


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