I am writing today with a Call for Candidates! We have three positions on the NYSPRA Executive Board up for election for two-year terms beginning May 1, 2023. The positions are: Vice President/President Elect, Treasurer and Secretary. A complete description of each position can be found below.
The Executive Board works collaboratively to make sure the work is manageable for all. As an all-volunteer board, we rely on the talents and generosity of our member-officers while being sensitive to the fact that we all have "day jobs."
And there are benefits, of course! NYSPRA covers the officers' registration fee for the Annual Spring NYSPRA Conference. To ensure New York is represented at the national level, the president also receives free registration and a stipend to attend NSPRA’s Annual Conference. Information about our current officers can be found here.
Should you decide to become a candidate for one of these positions, please contact Kiana Racha, NYSPRA Communications Coordinator, by March 31, 2023.
Please send Kiana your name, position sought, headshot and a brief bio.
The election will occur by online balloting between April 10 - April 14, 2023.
If you have any questions, please contact me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NYSPRA Vice President/President Elect
Open positions on the NYSPRA Executive Board
All terms will run from May 1, 2023 to April 30, 2025
- Vice President/President Elect – Performs all duties of the President in the event of the inability of the president to act; assists with the membership function; and assumes the office of president (2-year term) following completion of a term as President-elect (2-year term). Collaborates as an administrator for NYSPRA’s Facebook page and discussion group. S/he shall attend NYSPRA meetings, events and conference whenever possible. S/he shall be a member of the National School Public Relations Association. Remains on the board for two years after serving as President in the role of Immediate Past President.
- Treasurer – Keeps cash flow records using the fiscal year set by the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA); prepares/provides any financial statements required by NSPRA and upon request of the Executive Board or membership; files appropriate information to IRS; receives and deposits revenues and disburse Chapter funds as approved by the President. The Treasurer also handles financial duties related to the annual communications contest, conference and membership drive (i.e., collects all fees/dues; issues invoices for purchase orders; disburses funds for services). S/he shall attend NYSPRA meetings, events and conference whenever possible. S/he shall be a member of the National School Public Relations Association.
- Secretary – Records and distributes meeting minutes; keeps records of meetings and may assist in handling Chapter correspondence and serves as a back-up administrator for NYSPRA’s Facebook page and discussion group. S/he shall attend NYSPRA meetings, events and conference whenever possible. S/he shall be a member of the National School Public Relations Association.