Nominations and Elections 

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SfAA Call For Nominations 

The Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) Nominations and Elections Committee is seeking names of potential candidates for the following elective offices:

  • Board of Directors Member(two positions)
  • Nominations and Elections Committee Member (one position)

The Nominations and Elections Committee seeks candidates who by prior experience or stated commitment seek to help shape and support the goals of the SfAA, and who are able to commit the time to this responsibility. Candidates for the Board of Directors and Nominations and Elections Committee serve three-year terms, and they must be Society Fellows in good standing. 

Please consider these leadership positions with SfAA. To nominate oneself or a colleague, provide: 1) a brief statement indicating the candidate's willingness to serve, relevant experience, and suitability for the position; 2) current contact information; and 3) a current resume. Nominations may be submitted via email to info@appliedanthro.org through August 20, 2022

A description of each open position and candidate eligibility is below. 

Please direct any questions regarding the nominations process to the SfAA office (info@appliedanthro.org).

Format for Nominee Statement

Nominee statements should be no more than 500 words in length. The statement should include information on the nominee’s experience and expertise relevant to the position, and describe the nominee’s vision of what they hope to accomplish if elected. A resume or CV should be submitted.

Description of Open Positions

Board of Directors Member, Regular (2)
The term of office for a Member of the Board of Directors is three years. Board members are expected to participate in the two meetings of the Board that are held each year. Travel to Board meetings is reimbursed. The spring meeting is held in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Society. The fall meeting is held in October or November and sometimes during the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association (AAA). Incoming Board members will assume office at the 2023 SfAA meeting in Cincinnati, OH. 

Nominations and Elections Committee Member
The Nominations and Elections Committee solicits and reviews the names of potential candidates for elective offices. The Committee is also responsible for informing potential candidates about the duties and obligations of the offices. Finally, the Committee is responsible for obtaining from the candidates the biographical statements that are used at the time of the election. The Nominations and Elections Committee consists of three members each of whom serves a three-year term. The term is staggered; one new member is elected each year. The members of the Nominations and Elections Committee are elected by the members of the Society. They are the only elected SfAA Committee, save the members of the Board of Directors and the Officers. The incoming committee member will assume office at the 2023 SfAA meeting in Cincinnati, OH.

 

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