Believe it or not it is time to start thinking of candidates for 2016-2017 SCAEOP Board. The Nominations and Elections committee will be preparing a slate of names and would like to ask you to put on your thinking caps, talk to your members and help us find candidates. Suggestions are welcomed from the Executive Board, affiliated associations, retirees, and past Presidents of SCAEOP.
The slate will consist of the names for President Elect, Vice President, and Secretary. Candidates for President Elect must have served on the board for two years and be a current member of the NAEOP. Candidates for Vice President must have served on the board for one year and be a current member of the NAEOP. Candidates for Secretary must be current members of both SCAEOP and NAEOP, but have no requirement to have served on the board.
The slate will also contain candidates for some Area Directors. Area Directors must be an employee of the area he/she is running for office in. Area Directors shall inform office professionals in their respective districts about SCAEOP, promote new memberships, serve as chairman of a committee as assigned by the President, and perform other duties as may be assigned by the Executive Board. Eligible areas are District 13(Greenville), District 14 (Allendale, Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, and Jasper), District 15 (Georgetown and Horry), District 16 (Union and York), and District 17 (Anderson 3, 4, 5, Oconee and Pickens).
Interested in becoming a candidate or submitting someone as candidate, please contact any of the committee members with questions/concerns before October 9, 2015. Send the name and position so the committee can ensure the nominee is eligible to run for office. October 23, 2015 is the deadline to have bio and picture to one of the committee members. Let’s get those names in!