Nominations for CEA Region III Executive Board
CEA Region III Executive Board provides direction to members residing in the following states: Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin. It is time to begin the process of selecting the officers for the positions of Director, Assistant Director, Secretary, and Treasurer. The individuals selected for office will begin their two-year term in May. Any member in good standing may nominate themselves or another member. Written consent from the nominee is required before his/her name is placed on the ballot. All nominees must submit a narrative of not more than 75 words. Nominations, and the documents described herein, must be received by March 1, 2019. There will be two voting options available to regional members (electronic and paper ballot). Candidate information and instructions for voting will be posted on the regional website, http://cea-region3.org/ beginning March 4, 2019. Voting will begin at 8:00 a.m. EDST on March 11, 2019 and commence at 11:59 p.m. EDST on March 29, 2019.
The Director presides over all meetings pertaining to Region III and shall appoint committees and special assignments as needed. The Director oversees the activities of committees and officers. The Director shall call to order Regional Board Meetings no fewer than two per year. The Director shall also serve on the National Executive Board and attend the International CEA Conference and the International CEA Fall Board Meeting.
The Assistant Director shall perform duties as assigned by the Director and serve in the capacity of Director when necessary. The Assistant Director, along with the Director, shall oversee duties pertaining to regional membership. The Assistant Director oversees the Region III website.
The Secretary shall maintain all Region III records and documents. He/she shall be responsible for creating, printing, distributing, and maintaining all correspondence pertaining to, but not limited to, Region III meeting agendas, minutes, and secretarial reports.
The Treasurer shall be responsible for all Region III financial affairs and bookkeeping. The Treasurer shall collect and disperse funds as directed by the Region III Executive Board. The Treasurer shall be responsible for submitting all tax documents within required timeframes. The Treasurer shall submit a report to the Executive Board prior to each regional meeting and submit a financial statement to the CEA international office each year.