Call for Nominations to Utah ASLA Executive Committee

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Call for Nominations to Utah ASLA Executive Committee

Submit your names to President Elect, Colin Olson or contact him for more information: colin.olson@ibigroup.com

Deadline to submit names is Monday, July 9 by 5 p.m.
Voting will take place late July and early August.

The open 2018 Executive Committee positions and responsibilities are:

Trustee (3-year term)

  • Serve as the Chapter representative on the Board of Trustees of the Society
  • Facilitate the conduct of the business of the Society by bringing the Chapter perspective  to the Board of Trustees and the national perspective to the Executive Committee  and  members of the Chapter
  • Facilitate the conduct of the business of the Board of Trustees by serving on standing councils or committees, special study groups or task forces, or as a representative or delegate of the Society

Vice President of Membership (2-year term)

  • Will plan and administer member recruitment and retention programs, engage emerging professionals, conduct retention programs such as events geared towards various chapter demographic segments
  • Assist with the Chapter Annual Meeting
  • Administer the Chapter Awards program
  • Oversee preparations of Fellows nominations
  • Serve as liaison for the President to standing committees, other committees, and any special study groups or task forces
  • Monitor the management and administration of Chapter programs and budgets as adopted by the Executive Committee
  • Represent and act for the Chapter as directed by the president and consistent with the policies of the Society as established by the Board of Trustees
  • Serve as acting president when designated by the President or the Executive Committee

Vice President of Visibility and Public Affairs (2-year term)

  • Responsible for elevating visibility of the chapter through a variety of events and media types including outreach to allied professions, promote general visibility of the landscape architecture profession (e.g. magazines articles and interviews for local media outlets)
  • Organize World Landscape Architecture Month (WLAM) Activities, (Park)ing Day activities, and coordinate special events such as one-time events proposed by chapter members
  • Serve as liaison for the President to standing committees, other committees, and any special study groups or task forces

Secretary (2-year term)

  • Maintain a record of the proceedings of the business meetings of the Chapter and the Executive Committee
  • Prepare and issue notices of the meetings of the Chapter and the Executive Committee
  • Prepare, issue, and receive ballots
  • Administer annual and special elections and notify candidates of election results
  • Serve ex officio as a member of the Constitution and Bylaws Committee
  • Maintain the Constitution and Bylaws of the Chapter and certify documents

President Elect (3-year term)
Note:  1 year term as Pres. Elect followed by 1 year as President and 1 year as Past President

  • Assumes the office and responsibilities of Utah ASLA President Elect in 2019, Utah ASLA President in 2020 and Past President in 2021

As President Elect:

  • Represent and act for the Chapter as directed by the president and Executive Committee
  • Serve as acting president when designated by the president or the Executive Committee
  • Attend monthly Utah ASLA Executive Committee meetings

As President:

  • Preside over Utah ASLA Chapter
  • Preside over Chapter and Exec. Comm. Meetings: set the time, place, and agenda for meetings and call special meetings of the Chapter
  • Represent and act for the Chapter as directed by the Executive Committee and consistent with the policies of the Society as established by the Board of Trustees
  • Appoint (in consultation with the Executive Committee); the chairs and members of standing committees, other committees, and any special study groups or task  forces
  • Dismiss appointees for failure to act or other cause
  • Serve as a member of the Chapter Presidents Council
  • Oversee the management and administration of Chapter programs and budgets as adopted by the Executive Committee
  • Designate and relieve an acting president; appoint interim trustees when vacancies  occur during term
  • Provide supporting statements to the Society for Emeritus Status, Limited Status, Temporary Limited Status, and Waver of Dues applicants
  • Report on the state of the Chapter at the annual meeting of the Chapter

As Past President:

  • Responsible for planning and overseeing the Utah ASLA Annual Meeting in 2021
  • Represent and act for the Chapter as directed by the president and Executive Committee
  • Serve as acting president when designated by the president or the Executive Committee
  • Attend monthly Utah ASLA Executive Committee meetings