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2017 Board of Directors Candidate Nominations

Nominations are now closed. Election of officers will run 19 October 2017 to 10 November 2017.

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CURRENT Board of directors

 
 Open Positions and Terms:
     President-ElectOne year, followed by a one-year term as President, and then a one-year term as Immediate Past President.
(one opening)
     Director MemberThree years starting 1 January 2018. May hold two consecutive terms.(multiple openings)

The Nomination Process - Getting Started & Procedures:

To recommend yourself for nomination to one of the positions, two ISSTD members must write an endorsement of your candidacy. Nominated candidates must complete the online Nominated Candidate Profile Form which includes information on the candidate’s professional activities and ISSTD involvement. Each candidate must also write a Candidate Statement which will be included on the ISSTD Election Ballot.

To recommend a colleague for nomination you must contact that person to ensure that he or she will run for office if chosen as a candidate by the Nominating Committee. You must also recruit another ISSTD member who supports the person’s candidacy. Nominators must submit the online Candidate Nomination Form which includes information on the candidate and the reason for nomination. 

ISSTD is seeking individuals who are:

  • Current members of ISSTD who have sustained membership for at least the past 3 consecutive years
  • Dependable and hard working
  • Known for their ethical practice in the field of trauma and dissociation

Highly-rated nominees:

  • Work and play well with others
  • Work well as part of a team and are able build a consensus
  • Have a history of ISSTD committee membership or participation in other ISSTD activities
  • Have an interest in the overall well-being and growth of ISSTD, not just in particular projects
  • Are committed to working hard to ensure the future of ISSTD
  • Have previous non-profit organization board experience
  • Have no conflicts of interest

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT ONLINE FORMS FOR NOMINATION IN 30 SEPTEMBER 2017. PLEASE USE THE LINKS BELOW TO ACCESS THE REQUIRED FORMS:

 CANDIDATE NOMINATION FORM    NOMINATED CANDIDATE PROFILE FORM

 additional requirements for candidacy:

  • (i) Candidates who are elected must attend the in person Board of Directors meeting at the annual conference each year of their term. The next in person Board Meeting is scheduled in Chicago, IL, USA on Wednesday, 21 March 2018.
  • (ii) Elected candidates must become familiar with current ISSTD issues before attending the Board of Directors meeting at the ISSTD Annual Conference. An orientation conference call will be announced post-election and prior to this first board meeting.
  • (iii) Elected candidates must have email access in order to stay involved in online exchanges with the Board of Directors.

ONCE A NOMINATION HAS BEEN SUBMITTED:

  • The Nominating Committee will review all candidates recommended for the open positions and will submit those recommendations to the Board of Directors for approval as the slate of nominees for member vote.
  • Information obtained in the Nominated Candidate Profile Form, will be made available to the membership for review in the Members Only Corner of the ISSTD website.
  • The membership will receive email notification that the poll is open for voting.

All recommendations for nomination must be received at ISSTD headquarters by Saturday, 30 September 2017 to be considered for the 2018-2020 term.
Address all additional questions about the nominations process to:

Warwick Middleton, MD (Australia)
Immediate Past President
Chair, Nominating Committee

professional training:

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Intro Part I - Teleseminar
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Intro Part II - Teleseminar
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