Committees -> Nominating Committee
- Committee Mission Statement
- Committee Objectives
- Committee Policies and Procedures
- Committee Chairperson
- Present slate of nominees to Board of Directors for ratification
- Present slate of nominees to membership prior to meeting
- Present the slate of nominees to the membership and conduct the election at the fall meeting.
The goal of the Nominating Committee is to submit to the Board of Directors one or more qualified candidates for the Director-at-Large position and one or more qualified candidates for the position of Secretary. The Director-at-Large and Secretary positions would normally rotate between apparatus manufacturer and equipment manufacturer each year to maintain a balance on the FAMA Board. In the event that a vacancy(s) occurs on the board, and the bylaws provide for filling of that position(s) by vote of the membership, the Nominating Committee will also submit one or more qualified candidates for that position(s) as well.
Policies and Procedures
The Nominating Committee’s role is to identify and submit qualified candidates in good standing to the FAMA Board and membership for ratification. Past practice is to not discuss the nomination with the individual until the FAMA Board has ratified the nomination. FAMA bylaws require the FAMA Board be notified with the slate of candidates 90 days before the Fall General Membership Meeting and the Secretary 45 days before the Fall General Membership Meeting who must notify the membership 30 days before the Fall General Membership Meeting. Given the practice of not discussing the nomination with the individual until ratification by the board and given the possibility that a nominated individual may not be able or willing to serve, sufficient time must be allowed by the Nominating Committee to go thru additional rounds of the nominating / ratification process, as may be required.