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Board of Director Nominations
The following offices are open for BoD nominations: (term in parentheses)
- Executive VP (2 yr)
- Eastern Region VP (2 yr)
- Far Eastern Region VP (2 yr)
- Treasurer (2 yr)
- Reserve Representative (2 yr)
- Retired Representative (2 yr)
- Public Relations Officer (2 yr)
- Marine Affiliate (1 yr)
Description of Duties
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT: The Executive Vice President shall act as the President’s representative on all matters referred to him or her. The Executive Vice President, at the request of the President, shall preside over meetings of the General Assembly, the Board of Directors, committees, and shall perform such other duties as are incident to the office. The Executive Vice President shall advise the president on matters of policy and procedure concerning the Association and its chapters. The Executive Vice President shall assume the duties of the President in the event of absence, death, inability to serve or resignation.
REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENTS: The Regional Vice Presidents shall act as representatives of the President and, at the President’s request, shall preside over meetings of the General Assembly and the Board of Directors, and shall perform such other duties as described in the Bylaws, Bylaws of Incorporation or the Operations Manual. The Regional Vice Presidents shall be responsible to the Board of Directors for the effective and efficient functioning of the chapters and members-at-large. They shall act as official liaison between the chapters and the Board of Directors. The Regional Vice Presidents shall maintain oversight of chapters’ activities, providing direction and encouragement for chapter and members-at-large involvement in activities that further the goals of the NNOA. The Regional Vice Presidents shall attend the meetings of the Board of Directors. The Regional Vice Presidents shall offer advice as necessary to the President on improvements to and changes constructive to the operation of the NNOA.
TREASURER: The Treasurer shall supervise or cause to be supervised, the administration of all funds and securities of this Association and shall make or cause to be made, regular accounts thereof. The Treasurer shall coordinate matters of finance between the President and the Board of Directors and shall make, or cause to be made, periodic written financial reports. The Treasurer shall perform advisory functions as described in these Bylaws and the Operations Manual. The Treasurer shall furnish a surety bond in an amount fixed by the Board of Directors.
AFFILIATES: The Service Affiliates, Reserve Affiliate, and Retired Affiliate shall be responsible for assuring that the needs and concerns of their respective constituents are presented to the Board of Directors with recommendations for appropriate action. They shall provide liaison, as appropriate, between the President, Board of Directors and their respective constituents; keep the Board updated on programs, which affect the minority officers in the respective service; and assist in the development and implementation of association programs that enhance and assist in the minority officer recruitment, career development and retention programs. There shall be three Service Affiliates, one each from the Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Navy, one affiliate from the reserve community and one representative from the retired community.
PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER: The Public Relations Officer shall cause the planned dissemination of information pertaining to the activities of all elements of the Association, through news releases, special articles and bulletins. The Public Relations Officer shall cause to be published the official publication of the Association. The Public Relations officer shall also be responsible for furthering contacts between elements of the Association and the news media with the objective of broadly publicizing information about the endeavors of the Association.
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Only financially current members will be able to vote and discuss proposed amendments. Voting on Amendments will begin 20 JULY 2017 – 27 JULY 2017, 1600 PDT (1900 EDT). Proposals forwarded after 6 July 2017 will be presented to the General Body after 8 August 2017.
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AMENDMENT FOR CONSIDERATION
Remove the Far Eastern Regional Vice President position from the officers of the NNOA Board (NNOA Corporation) – Currently, the Articles of Incorporation lists four regional Vice Presidents as members of the NNOA Board of Directors/ Officers of the NNOA Corporation. The Far Eastern Regional Vice President position is one of the four and in recent history has only had one active Chapter in his or her region- the Okinawa Chapter. There is no incumbent in the Far Eastern Regional Vice President position.
PROPOSAL: In order to allow the Okinawa Chapter to align under NNOA’s Western Region and the Western Regional Vice President, and in order to streamline NNOA’s national activities, remove the Far Eastern Regional Vice President position.
Amendment Voting will commence on 20 JULY 2017 – 1600 PDT (1900 EDT) 27 JULY 2017 for current NNOA members.
BoD Nominee Voting will commence at 1030 PDT (1330 EDT) on 26 JULY 2017 and will close at 1600 PDT (1900 EDT) on 27 July 2016. Only current members will be allowed to participate in voting. Results will be announced at the 2017 NNOA Symposium and on the NNOA website. (Symposium attendance is NOT mandatory to cast your vote.)
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