Call for Nominations – PhillyCHI Officers 2009

It’s that time of year again — election time! PhillyCHI has grown significantly in the past two years in meeting attendance (average 40) and mailing list recipients (over 400). We are looking for nominations to lead PhillyCHI through 2009. Being an officer of PhillyCHI is rewarding as it allows you the opportunity to foster greater communication and interaction of 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.

Positions Available
All officer positions are up for election.

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; however, membership is not needed until the start of the 2009 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 Monday, November 10, 2008:

Nominee:
Position:
Reason for nomination:
Recommended by:

If you can’t run for office, there will be a number of additional volunteer positions available for 2009 where you can help out.

We look forward to 2009 and your help in keeping our great momentum!