2020-2021 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
  • NCRA’s Nominating Committee is seeking candidates for the positions listed below. Those elected will begin to serve June 2021.

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


    Other Positions
    • Council Administrator (three-year term)
    • Council on Certification Representatives (four positions, each serving two-year terms)
    • Nominating Committee (two positions per region, each serving one-year terms)

    Position Eligibility
    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.

    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 Administrator: The active member must have a minimum of five (5) years as a CTR, shall have served at least one term on the Council on Certification, and shall not hold employment in any educational services related field that provides instruction to future registrars.

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

    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 and be residents of their respective geographic regions.

    Geographic Regions
    NCRA has divided its regions into 3 geographic sections. Regional representatives shall be elected solely by those voting members residing 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
    Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon, Middle East, Asia, Australia

    Nominating Process
    Candidates for all positions will be required to submit a philosophy statement, a Candidate Profile Summary, and a resume/CV. If available, please attach with your submission.

    To submit the name of another individual for consideration to elected office, 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.

    *Receipt of each candidate petition will be acknowledged.
    **Please note that submission of a nomination form does not guarantee selection for the NCRA ballot.
  • CANDIDATE PROFILE SUMMARY FORM

    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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