Dear Colleagues,

At the direction of JNCL-NCLIS President and Nominating Committee, I write to solicit nominations for the following position:

  • Three (3) Board of Directors Member At-Large

These positions will serve an initial two-year term from January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2023 and will be eligible to serve a second term from January 1, 2024 to December 31, 2025.

Expectations and opportunities for JNCL-NCLIS Board Members include:
  • Attend all four (4) full board meetings during the year
  • Attend annual Language Advocacy Day events
  • Serve on a board committee(s)
  • Fulfill legal and fiduciary responsibilities
  • Advance the organization's mission

The individuals nominated for this positions must be an official delegate of a JNCL-NCLIS member organization in good standing with a September 1st date of record (membership renewal paid). 

Any member of a member organization may put forth a nomination. Delegates may also self-nominate. If you have questions about your organization's official delegate, you can view the list on our website or reach out to you organization's leadership.

The nomination period will be open for at least 30 days, closing on August 31st, 2021. Once the nomination period ends, the Nominating Committee will contact the nominees with a request for more information. The committee will then confer on a slate to present to the Delegate Assembly for an official election period of no less than 30 days, beginning on October 1st, 2021.

Alissa Rutkowski
Manager of Communications, Policy, and Operations
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