Elections

Thank you for your interest in being a part of the 2016-2017 NASALSA Executive Board. 

To apply please review the positions below and e-mail us at northamericansalsa@gmail.com with a short statement of interest and a resume. Please include a list of the position(s) you would like to apply for in order of preference. All of these positions can have a co-officer. If you would like to apply with someone you feel you would work well with as a co-officer, please note that in your statement of interest. If you have any questions regarding these positions, please e-mail us at northamericansalsa@gmail.com.

A short description of each position is available here:

PRESIDENT

The President will oversee all activities of NASALSA and will represent the organization in official functions. The President will initiate and adjourn all meetings. The President is responsible for ensuring that the rest of the Executive Board and the Committee leaders are executing their tasks. The President will have access to the NASALSA Bank Account and will work with the Vice President(s) to reserve the venues for the Annual Conference.

VICE-PRESIDENT

In the event the President cannot fulfill his/her duties, the Vice President shall assume the responsibility. The Vice President(s) are responsible for balancing the budget in conjunction with the Treasurer(s). They are responsible for reserving the venues for the Annual Conference.

SECRETARY

The Secretary will maintain minutes of all official meetings and has the charge of providing summaries of all previous meetings. The Secretary is responsible for sending out the newsletter and preparing all leaflets, brochures and agendas for the conference. The Secretary is also responsible for updating the NASALSA website.

TREASURER

The Treasurer(s) is responsible for the financial dealings and viability of the organization. He/she shall keep up-to-date records of all transactions and will continually update the Executive Board of NASALSA’s financial status.

OUTREACH COORDINATOR

The Outreach Coordinator is responsible for the Regional Delegates. The Outreach Coordinator is required to ensure to the best of their ability that the SALSA Chapters under the NASALSA umbrella are informed about upcoming NASALSA events, benefits, scholarships, etc.

REGIONAL DELEGATES

The regional delegates report directly to the President and Outreach Coordinators. They will work with the Executive Board members to ensure that NASALSA events and news is disseminated to the schools (law and undergraduate) in their respective regions. Regional Delegates are not Executive Board members and cannot participate in voting with the Executive Board unless assigned as a proxy.

6 Regional Delegates Represent:

  • Western States – Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Alaska, California, Arizona, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming

  • Southern States – Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi, Oklahoma

  • Midwest – Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, Arkansas, Tennessee, Michigan, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, Missouri

  • Northeast Region 1- New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Vermont, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, Pennsylvania

  • Northeast Region 2 – Virginia, Washington D.C., Maryland, West Virginia, Delaware, Massachusetts

  • Canadian Delegate

CONFERENCE COORDINATOR

A student from the school hosting the NASALSA Annual Conference must fill the Conference Coordinator position. This person is responsible for assisting the NASALSA Executive Board with reserving the venue and ensuring their needs are met and the facilities are up to par for the event. The Conference Coordinator is not an Executive Board member and cannot participate in voting with the Executive Board unless assigned as a proxy.

UNDERGRADUATE LIAISON

Undergraduate Liaison responsibilities will be assigned to an undergraduate student with an interest in pursuing a legal career. This student will assist the Executive Board with organizing a panel at the Annual Conference that caters towards incoming law students to assist them with starting their legal career and network. They will also work with the Regional Delegates to ensure that there is publicity for the conference in Undergraduate schools, particularly ones near where the Annual Conference will be hosted. The Undergraduate Liaison is not an Executive Board member and cannot participate in voting with the Executive Board unless assigned as a proxy.

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