Call for 2011 Officer Nominations

It’s that time of year again—election time! We are looking for nominations to lead PhillyCHI through 2011. Being an officer of PhillyCHI is rewarding as it allows you the opportunity to foster the UX community in Philadelphia while increasing your visibility to the community at large.

If you are interested or know someone who would do a great job and may want to get involved, we want to hear from you. Help us keep up our great momentum. Nominate yourself or someone you know.

Voting Requirements
The election form will be posted to our membership channels, which include our Yahoo! group and our LinkedIn group. To vote in the election, you must be a PhillyCHI member and have access to these groups. If you’re not currently a member but you would like to vote in our upcoming election, you can join by filling out our brief membership form: http://phillychi.acm.org/?page_id=119 (There is currently no fee or charge for PhillyCHI membership.)

Positions Available
You are welcome to run for any of the four officer positions.

Chair

  • The principal officer responsible for leading and setting the direction of PhillyCHI
  • Manages activities in accordance with the policies and procedures of the ACM and its bylaws
  • Presides at all meetings of the Chapter

Vice Chair

  • Presides at meetings in the absence of the Chair
  • Assists the Chair in management of the Chapter
  • Performs other duties that may be assigned by the Chair

Secretary

  • Maintains records of Chapters activities and communications
  • Responsible for all print and electronic communication of Chapter meetings and announcements
  • Assists in coordination of meetings and events at direction of Chair or Vice Chair
  • Manages and maintains PhillyCHI website, LinkedIn group, email list, members list, etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Chair or Vice Chair

Treasurer

  • Prepares and submits the annual report to the ACM
  • Collects all dues, sponsorship fees, pays bills and maintains Chapter’s overall financial records
  • Completes and submit the Annual Financial Report to ACM Headquarters
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Chair or Vice Chair

Note: To hold an officer position, you must be an ACM SIGCHI member and an ACM member; however, membership is not needed until the start of the 2011 term.

All new officers will have the full support of retiring officers throughout the upcoming year.

How to Nominate
To nominate yourself or someone you know, email us the following information to phillychi@gmail.com by Friday, November 12th, 2010:

Nominee:
Position:
Reason for nomination:
Recommended by:

If you can’t run for office, there are plenty of ways to volunteer. Shoot us an email at any time if you’re available to volunteer.

We look forward to 2011 and your help in keeping our great momentum!

Many Thanks,
2010 PhillyCHI Officers