Elections

Thank you for your interest in being a part of the NASALSA Executive Board. The current board will provide further updates when the time arrives for 2018-2019 elections. 

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.
  • The President is responsible for reserving the Keynote Speaker(s) for the Annual Conference.
  • If any Executive role is lagging or unfulfilled, the President is ultimately responsible for stepping in and picking up the slack on that role or finding another person to fulfill that role.

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) and assisting the Treasurer(s) with acquiring sponsorships.
  • They are responsible for reserving the venues for the Annual Conference and working with the host school or firm.

CONFERENCE DIRECTOR

  • The Conference Director is responsible for finding and organizing the panelists and keynote speaker.
  • The Conference Director will reserve a hotel block and ensure that all of the speakers and panelists have proper accommodations if they traveled for the Annual Conference.
  • The Conference Director is in charge of marketing for all NASALSA events, benefits, etc.
    • The Conference Director may choose to select Regional Delegates responsible for communicating NASALSA news and events to a group of SALSA chapters.
    • The Conference Director 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.

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.
  • The main task of the Treasurer(s) is to find sponsorships for the conference to cover the expenses.

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