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2012 DMD Self-Nomination and Election timeline notice November 12, 2011

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Bob Uda, President of Lambda Eta Chapter of Delta Mu Delta at Northcentral University, has announced the schedule for Chapter Officers Elections and encourages all members to consider running for office. Officers’ terms will be from January 1 to December 31, 2012. To qualify for nomination and election, you must be a member of Lambda Eta Chapter, be prepared to perform all the duties of the office, and agree to uphold the chapter bylaws.

The duties of each office are:

President – assists with keeping the officers motivated; leads with whatever schedule is appropriate for chapter operation, including regular business meetings held at minimum the first week in June and December annually as per the bylaws; leads Officers’ meetings; ensures bylaws are understood by Chapter Officers; uses Robert’s Rules of Order, Newly Revised, as the parliamentary authority for meetings; moderates the Officer’s Installation Ritual for new officers following the Election of Officers

Vice President – functions as the chair of chapter activities, including but not limited to, moderating the New Member Induction Ceremony and leading local scholarship activities

Treasurer – keeps track of incoming memberships; retains copies of new member payments; assures prompt payment to Central Office for all items ordered; completes the chapter’s Financial Statement; ensures payments for products and scholarship monies are disbursed in a timely manner

Secretary – keeps track of the chapter’s records including, but not limited to, creating and retaining minutes of meetings; retains copies of membership data profile (MDP) forms; handles chapter correspondence; completes the Annual Report for the chapter with assistance from other officers and administrative assistant; conducts Officer elections; monitors NCU Honor Society Discussion Board and answers questions

Faculty Advisor – enforces compliance with the Chapter’s bylaws and conformance with National Chapter standards and regulations; assists the National Chapter; represents the Chapter at meetings and conventions of the National Chapter; serves as liaison between the National and local Chapter; works with the school’s administration; attests to the eligibility of memberships; monitors the chapter for compliance to bylaws; is the conduit of communications with Central Office

The schedule for Elections is:

Wednesday, November 2: self-nomination for Chapter Officers opens

Monday, November 28: self-nominations close

Wednesday, November 30: election opens for all Chapter Officers and Faculty Adviser via online ballot

Wednesday, December 7: election closes

Thursday, December 8: New Chapter Officers notified

Saturday, December 10: Chapter Officers Induction Ceremony

****Are you a member of Lamba Eta Chapter? Download the Delta Mu Delta Lambda Eta Officers Self-Nomination Form here:


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