In accordance with the SCWA Board Nomination Procedures the formal period for nominations to the SCWA Board of Directors opens on October 15 and closes on November 15 of each year. The Board will consider all nominations and make elections by December 31.
We strongly encourage colleagues to either apply themselves or nominate a fellow member to serve. We especially seek nominations of and applications from members who demonstrate a commitment to writing and to the SCWA’s mission.
A very important process to follow: If you are nominating another member, please check with the person to ensure that she or he is willing to run. If you are nominating yourself, please review the SCWA Bylaws on myscwa.org.
SCWA values and seeks leadership representing diversity in features such as race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, geographic location, and type of experience in both writing and personal/work experience.
SCWA has identified a number of desired attributes that are included in the selection process for potential new Board members. Applicants should possess:
- Demonstrated leadership commitment and involvement with SCWA and/or the nonprofit community.
- Demonstrated positive leadership and personal attributes with the ability to work collaboratively and professionally.
- Availability and commitment to participate in regular Board meetings and in Board Committees.
- Relevant experience and/or competency to make a meaningful contribution to the organization.
Thank you in advance for taking an active role in this year’s nomination process. A dedicated, competent, and skillful Board of Directors ensures the future success of SCWA and the writers of South Carolina.
Members can use the enclosed form or can nominate by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SCWA Board of Directors
Nominator’s FIRST Name________________________________________________________________
Nominator’s LAST Name________________________________________________________________
Nominator’s Email Address______________________________________________________________
Nominee’s FIRST Name_________________________________________________________________
Nominee’s LAST Name__________________________________________________________________
Nominee’s Email Address________________________________________________________________
Has the nominee been made aware of and agreed to this submission?
|N/A – This is a self-submission____________________________________|
|Yes – The nominee is aware of the nomination_____________________|
|No – The nominee is NOT aware of the nomination______________|