Call for Nominations

Call for Nominations

Nominations are being accepted for the leadership team of ACPA-MI from Monday, February 14, 2017-Friday, February 24, 2017. Please complete the nomination form including the nominees name, email address and the position you are nominating them for. They will receive a link to accept the nomination and be placed on the ballot. The open positions are described below. Please consider nominating yourself or a deserving colleague for this excellent opportunity!

Position Qualifications

Must be a current ACPA-MI and ACPA member by March 1 of their term and have a commitment to moving the organization forward in a positive and energizing way.

Expectations of all ACPA- MI Leadership Team Members
  • Attend most if not all Leadership Team meetings, first meeting of the year will be in Jan/Feb
  • Attend at least ½ of the regional engagement activities [socials/brown bags/professional development opportunities]
  • Set aside 1-2 hours per week to dedicate to ACPA-MI work depending on position
  • Work toward individual position and board goals
  • Must have current memberships with ACPA-MI and ACPA by March 1st
  • All Leadership Team positions will work to help ACPA – MI to uphold our statement of Social Justice & Inclusion
  • All Leadership Team members will assist in the planning of and attend the Annual Conference (Fall) and annual drive-in conference (May/June)
  • Perform other functions and assume other responsibilities as assigned by the Leadership Team
  • Serve a 2-year term, if a term is vacated mid-year, the president will appoint a replacement until the next election cycle.


Association President (3-year term)

President-Elect. The president-elect shall, in the absence of the president, act as president at all business meetings of the Association and at all Executive Council meetings, and otherwise substitute for the president in the discharge of official duties. The president-elect shall serve as a co-chairperson of the Annual Conference Committee. The president-elect shall succeed to the office of presidency when the term as president-elect is completed. The president-elect shall be a member of ACPA and shall attend the annual ACPA spring conference meetings for State Division leaders, in accordance with ACPA relationship duties. This position involves a three-year commitment (president-elect, acting president, and then past-president).

President. The president is the chief elected officer of the Association; presides at all state meetings of the Association, chairs and presides at meetings of the Executive Council, appoints all committee chairpersons, serves as an ex-officio member of all committees, and is the primary liaison with the ACPA – College Student Educators International for state chapter related matters. The president shall be a member of ACPA – College Student Educators International and, at the beginning of the president’s term, will make every effort to attend the ACPA – College Student Educators International national conference and summer ACPA – College Student Educators International Institute for State Division leaders as institutional funding permits, in accordance with ACPA – College Student Educators International relationship duties. The president shall automatically become past-president in the year following his/her one-year term of office.

Past-President. The past-president shall serve as an advisor to the president and as a member of the Executive Council. The past-president shall serve as chair of the Nomination and Election process for officers and Executive Council members and shall also coordinate the annual awards process. This is a one-year commitment.


Administration Coordinator (2-year term)

The administration coordinator shall record and maintain minutes of all meetings of the Association and of the Executive Council, and shall transmit said minutes in writing to the Executive Council members. The administration coordinator shall be responsible for maintaining the Association archives, maintaining the member database, developing and monitoring a listserv, new member recruitment, revision of the ACPA-MI By-Laws, development of Association awards, Affirmative Action Statement and goals, and other membership-related duties. This is a two-year commitment.


Social Justice & Inclusion Chair (2-year term)

The Social Justice & Inclusion Chair guides the association in ensuring a continued effort toward equity and inclusion as an ACPA entity. This person will be responsible for planning an annual drive-in event for professionals in higher education in the State of Michigan. This is a two-year commitment.


West-Michigan Regional Representative (2-year term)

The regional representative serves on the Annual Conference Planning Committee with the programming sub-committee and is also assigned duties as determined by the President and the Leadership Team. Specifically serving the area of the state listed, duties are directly related ACPA-MI strategic goals and objectives. To be successful in the position, one must be involved and dedicated to serving ACPA-MI’s members.


Northern-Michigan Regional Representative (2-year term)

The regional representative serves on the Annual Conference Planning Committee with the programming sub-committee and is also assigned duties as determined by the President and the Leadership Team. Specifically serving the area of the state listed, duties are directly related ACPA-MI strategic goals and objectives. To be successful in the position, one must be involved and dedicated to serving ACPA-MI’s members.

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