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2019-20 Election of nclca officers

As an organization, we value the engagement of our members in the election of our new leadership and governance. 

Open Positions

Vice-President (3-year term): During year 1, the Vice-President shall assume the duties of the President in the President's absence; negotiate and secure conference contracts for his/her presidential year; serve as annual conference chairperson; and assume the office of President after serving one year as Vice-President. In addition, the vice-president shall develop the Call for Proposals for his/her presidential year and the Call to Conference for his/her vice presidential year; contact and secure speakers for the annual conference for his/her vice-presidential year. Year 2 of the term, the Vice-President shall assume the role of President. In Year 3, the position becomes that of Immediate Past-President in which he or she may assume a role on the Past President’s Council.


Recording Secretary (2-year term): The Recording Secretary shall record the minutes of all business meetings of the membership and of the Board of Directors; prepare and submit to the membership any Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws revisions; notify members of all ratified changes in the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws and maintain the accurate, most current copy of the same; ensure that all notices are duly given in accordance with the provisions of these Bylaws or as required by law;  serve as a member of the Nomination Committee. In addition, the Recording Secretary shall maintain and update the archives and records of the corporation; evaluate and identify new means of enhancing communications among the Board of Directors, NCLCA membership and educators working in the field of learning assistance.


Marketing Officer (2-year term): The Marketing Officer shall maintain a current list of exhibit contacts and vendors; recruit and coordinate additional exhibitors; collaborate with both venue and Conference Chair to ensure needs are met; develop and update as needed fee structure for all advertising and vendor options for the conference; develop and update promotional materials for display at conferences or to be mailed as promotional materials; develop and update informational materials about NCLCA for prospective affiliate or chapter members; organize, maintain and ship the NCLCA exhibit materials, including the display board, to NCLCA Annual Conference and other professional conferences; work with Membership Secretary to coordinate informational materials for membership drives for retention and recruitment; create, coordinate, and distribute all promotional materials and related correspondence of the Corporation.


Publications Officer (2-year term): The Publications officer shall communicate information, deadlines, and requests for action between the Board of Directors and NCLCA Newsletter, the Learning Center Online Newsletter and The Learning Assistance Review; serve as a member of the Annual Conference Committee by creating and publishing the conference program and scheduling the concurrent sessions for the conference; oversee the website; ensure that the Past President’s Council updates the Tutoring Bibliography in even number years and updates the Resource Directory in odd number years.


Officers must be Professional members of NCLCA as defined in Article III, Section 1 of the Bylaws. The Vice-President is elected annually according to this procedure.  The President shall assume the office of Past President for the year immediately following the expiration of his term as president.  Officers shall assume office at the close of the annual meeting held in the year in which they are elected (or when the term as President or Vice-President expires) and serve until the close of the annual meeting one year hence for President and Vice-President, and two years hence for all other officers, or until death, resignation, or removal. The Certification Officer and the Learning Assistance Review Editor shall serve three-year terms and be non-voting positions and appointed by the Board. 


To place your name on the ballot, please submit the following information:

  • Your name
  • Position sought
  • A brief bio: Please detail your current employment within the field of higher education, your vision for your role on the Executive Board, and any qualifications you feel are pertinent to the position you’re seeking not to exceed 250 words.
  • A headshot/photo

Please send this information to Michael Frizell, Immediate Past President and Editor, The Learning Assistance Review, by April 5, 2019.

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