Seeking Nominations for Executive Council

SWE Space Coast Members,

Just a reminder that the SWE Space Coast section is seeking nominations for the 2021-2022 Executive Council, Nominations are due April 16th. Email a short bio about yourself and what position you are running for to spacecoast@swe-sc.org.    

Current Officers for 2020-2021:
President: Sunita Ramnarinsingh
Vice-President: Carolyn Bacqué-Carson
Secretary: Coleen Taylor
Treasurer: Judy Kersey
Director of Professional Development: Yeshani Wijesekara
Director of Outreach: Kristina Gonzalez
Director of Communication:  Sylvia Megyerdi

Roles for elected positions from SWE Space Coast Bylaws (approved 02-08-2020):

The president shall:

  1. Represent the section before the public and preside at meetings of the section and its executive council;
  2. Appoint the chairs of all committees, with the approval of the executive council, except the chair of the nominating committee;
  3. Approve the appointment of all committee members, except the members of the nominating committee;
  4. Authorize the disbursement of section funds within the budget approved by the executive council;
  5. Be an authorized signatory on all section accounts;
  6. Coordinate activities and execute the business and policies of the section between meetings;
  7. Review and approve the year-end section financial report;
  8. Provide oversight and guidance to the committee chairs as assigned, and
  9. Perform other duties normally associated with the office of president or as may be assigned by the executive council or the governance documents. 

The vice president shall:

  1. Assume the duties of the president if the president is temporarily unable to serve;
  2. Provide oversight and guidance to the committee chairs as assigned; and
  3. Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the president, the executive council, or the governance documents.

 

The director of professional development shall:

  1. Create, organize, and manage professional development events;
  2. Provide oversight and guidance to the committee chairs as assigned; and
  3. Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the president, the executive council, or the governance documents.

The director of outreach shall:

  1. Create, organize and manage outreach events;
  2. Provide oversight and guidance to the committee chairs as assigned; and
  3. Perform other duties as may be assigned by the president, the executive council, or the governance documents.

The director of communication shall:

  1. Manage publicity and electronic communication;
  2. Provide oversight and guidance to the committee chairs as assigned; and
  3. Perform other duties as may be assigned by the president, the executive council, or the governance documents.

The secretary shall:

  1. Maintain the records of the section;
  2. Provide oversight and guidance to the committee chairs as assigned; and 
  3. Perform other duties normally associated with the office of secretary or as may be assigned by the president, the executive council, or the governance documents.

The treasurer shall:

  1. Be responsible for the collection, distribution, and safekeeping of section funds;
  2. Prepare, maintain, and report as directed on the financial position of the section in relation to the approved budget;
  3. Submit a financial report to the Society in accordance with established procedures;
  4. Provide oversight and guidance to the committee chairs as assigned; and
  5. Perform other duties normally associated with the office of treasurer or as may be assigned by the president, the executive council, or the governance documents.

Sincerely,

Carol Bacqué-Carson, Juliette Mondesir Adams, and Carly Rohrig – the nominating committee