NMN Executive Board Nomination Announcement
Beginning in January 2023 the Nebraska Master Naturalist Executive Board will begin its next term. We are looking to fill a handful Board Seats. This is a potential two-year commitment for 2023-24. If the NMNP is successful in merging with the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum the NMNP Executive board will dissolve June 31st, 2023. We invite you, Master Naturalist Members, and Partners to submit a nomination to run for an open board position. Submissions could be self nominations or nominations of others you think would fulfil the role of the board position. The Nomination period will be open November 21st-December 2nd. The election period will be December7th-14th.
Executive Board Vacancies for 2022-2023
- Vice Chair
- 1-General Program Partner Member
The deadline for your response is 12/02/22 and the Election will begin December 7th and run until December 14th.
Purpose of the Executive Board: The executive board serves as a body of elected members responsible for providing guidance on overall strategic direction. They are elected from the Membership. The board provides direction to the program supervisor(s) regarding the program staff. The board will act on behalf of the program's full assembly and will be representative of the interests of the Nebraska Master Naturalist Program.
Role of Chair: The Chair is an elected member of the executive board and will provide leadership to the rest of the board and Membership, guiding and communicating board actions in accordance with the program’s policies and objectives.
Role of Vice Chair: The Vice Chair is an elected member of the executive board, and will assist the Chair in achieving the goals of the board and the Nebraska Master Naturalist Program. The Vice Chair assumes the responsibilities of chair when the Chair is absent.
Role of the Secretary: Secretary is an elected member of the executive board and will assist the Chair and Vice Chair in organizing and maintaining a current record of the board's activities. The Secretary will collect minutes from the board meetings and will disseminate the information to the executive board and the Membership. The Secretary is responsible for ensuring records are archived.
Role of Treasurer: The Treasurer is an elected member of the executive board, and will review the financial status of the Program, and in coordination with the Program Coordinator will prepare report on current financial status of the Program for each board meeting.
Role of General Program Partner Representative: This position is filled by an individual that represents their organization/agency as the point of contact to the Nebraska Master Naturalist Program or a program instructor. The goal of this position is for the Program Partners to have representation on the Executive Board.