NCRA’s Nominating Committee is petitioning for candidates to be considered for elected offices, elected Council member, and elected members of the Nominating Committee. Those elected will begin to serve May 2019. Nominations may be made by the membership as well as by the Nominating Committee, which will prepare the slate for the 2019 election. Nomination forms must be submitted electronically.

    Candidates for the following positions are being sought for the 2019 NCRA election:

    Board Positions
    • President-Elect/Secretary (one-year term with rollup to President)
    • Treasurer Junior (one-year term with rollup to Treasurer Senior)
    • Education Director (two-year term)
    • Recruitment and Retention Director (two-year term)
    • Advocacy & Technical Practice Board Director-East
    • Advocacy & Technical Practice Board Director-Midwest
    • Advocacy & Technical Practice Board Director-West

    Council on Certification Positions
    • Council on Certification Representatives (four positions each having a two-year term)

    Nominating Committee Positions
    • Nominating Committee Members – East Region (two positions each having a one-year term)
    • Nominating Committee Members – West Region (two positions each having a one-year term)
    • Nominating Committee Members – Midwest Region (two positions each having a one-year term)

    NCRA is looking to fill each position with the strongest candidates through the established nomination selection process. Please note that submission of a nomination form does not guarantee selection for the NCRA ballot.

    Position Eligibility
    Candidates for all positions will be required to submit a philosophy statement limited to 300 words in addition to a Candidate Profile Summary and a resume/CV. If available, please attach with your submission.

    Board and Council positions may be elected to succeed themselves in office, but shall not serve more than two full terms consecutively. Per NCRA Bylaws, Article IV Section 3, below are the eligibility requirements of the various positions.

    NCRA Board Positions
    To be eligible to serve as an officer of NCRA, a candidate must have been an active member in good standing for at least one year. To be eligible to serve as:

    President-Elect/Secretary, the active member shall have served at least one term on the Board of Directors or as the chairman of a standing committee prior to nomination.
    Other Board Positions, the active member shall demonstrate interest in and focus on the duties as described in the Standing Rules.

    Council on Certification Positions
    To be eligible for the position of:

    Council on Certification Representative, the active CTR shall have a minimum of three (3) years experience as a Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) and shall not hold employment in any educational services related field that provides instruction to future registrars.

    Nominating Committee Positions
    To be eligible to serve as a Nominating Committee member, individuals shall:
    • Have been voting members of NCRA for two (2) years immediately prior to committee membership.
    • Not be candidates for any elected positions during their terms of office.
    • Be residents of their respective geographic regions.

    Geographic Regions: NCRA has divided its regions into 3 geographic sections, based on the distribution of membership throughout the country. Regional representatives shall be elected solely by those voting members residing in, and eligible to vote in, each of the three regions. Residence in a geographic region is defined by the member's official NCRA mailing address:

    Eastern Region
    Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Ontario, Quebec, Newfoundland, Prince Edwards Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Puerto Rico, Bahamas, Africa, Europe.

    Midwest Region
    Alabama, Arkansas, Kansas, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan, Mexico, Central America, South America.

    Western Region
    West Region encompasses: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon, Middle East, Asia, Australia.

    Nominating Process

    If you are interested in serving as an Officer, Director, Council on Certification Representative, or a Nominating Committee member in the National Cancer Registrars Association, please complete the form. Indicate your interest in a particular office and complete the Candidate Profile Summary. Your signature attests to your willingness to serve commencing with the 2019 term.

    Candidate Profile Summaries must be submitted electronically (i.e. Microsoft Word or via online submission system only). HARD COPIES OF THE DOCUMENTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

    This profile summary will not be edited by the Nominating Committee or NCRA staff; it will appear with the ballot exactly as you have submitted it. Be sure to include only the information requested, and include all information you consider pertinent to your candidacy. Additional pages or copies of curriculum vitae will not be accepted in lieu of the Candidate Profile Summary.

    To submit the name of another individual for consideration to elected office, directorship, Council or the Nominating Committee, complete that section on the form. YOU are responsible for insuring that the individual whose name you have submitted is willing to serve if elected. Therefore, you must include his/her written consent along with the Candidate Profile Summary.

    Receipt of each candidate petition will be acknowledged.

    Instructions: Please select your first (1st) choice for the position which you would accept a nomination.

    Instructions: Please select your first (1st) choice for the position which you would accept a nomination.

    Instructions: Please select your first (1st) choice for the position which you would accept a nomination.

    Instructions: Please supply the following information listed in the summary form outlined below. Provided information will be published in your candidate profile on the NCRA website. ALL candidates must submit the following information electronically. Profiles should NOT exceed one page with one inch margins. A resume or curriculum vitae is required but will not be accepted in lieu of submitting this Candidate Profile Summary Form.

  • Candidates for all positions MUST ALSO INCLUDE A CANDIDATE POSITION STATEMENT. Philosophy statements should not exceed 300 words. Philosophy statements shall answer the following questions:

    • Why would you like to become a part of NCRA’s leadership?
    • What relevant skills, abilities and expertise would you bring to the position (financial, leadership, advocacy, etc.)?
    • In your opinion, what are the three most important services that NCRA should provide?

    For Board of Director candidates only, please add:

    • If elected, please describe two to three important issues, opportunities and/or challenges that you feel will need to be addressed in this position during your term.
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