State Board Report

July 2011

On June 24, 2011 the NASBA Nominating Committee met in Point Clear, AL, and selected the following individuals as their nominees for Directors-at-Large, Regional Directors and Nominating Committee, as reported by Nominating Committee Chair, Billy M. Atkinson (TX):

Directors-at-Large (three-year terms)

Richard Isserman (Delegate – NY)
Kenneth R. Odom (Delegate – AL)
Laurie J. Tish (Associate – WA)

Regional Directors (one-year terms)

Middle Atlantic – Miley (Bucky) W. Glover (Delegate – NC)
Great Lakes – Kim L. Tredinnick (Delegate – WI)
Southwest – Janice L. Gray (Delegate – OK)
Southeast – Jimmy E. Burkes (Delegate – MS)
Mountain – Karen F. Turner (Delegate – CO)
Central – Telford A. Lodden (Delegate – IA)
Pacific – Raymond Johnson (Delegate – OR)
Northeast – Jefferson M. Chickering (Delegate – NH)

As announced in March, the Committee selected Gaylen R. Hansen (Associate – CO) as their Vice Chair nominee, who would accede to the office of NASBA Chair 2012-13 should he be elected by the member Boards at the Annual Business Meeting, on October 25, 2011.

Nominations may also be made by any five member Boards if filed with NASBA Chair Michael T. Daggett at least 10 days prior to the Annual Business Meeting. No nominations from the floor will be recognized. A majority vote of the designated voting representatives of the member Boards attending the Annual Meeting shall constitute an election provided a quorum is present.

Under the provisions of NASBA’s Bylaws, at the 2011 Annual Meeting, Mark P. Harris (Delegate – LA) will accede to the office of NASBA Chair and Mr. Daggett (Associate – AZ) will accede to the office of Past Chair. Continuing to serve for the balance of their unexpired terms: Directors-at-Large (third year of a three-year term) – Walter C. Davenport (Associate – NC), Carlos E. Johnson (Associate – OK) and E. Kent Smoll (Delegate – KS); (second year of a three-year term) – Donald H. Burkett (Delegate – SC), Gaylen R. Hansen (Associate – CO) and Harry O. Parsons (Delegate – NV). Should Mr. Hansen be elected Vice Chair, the Board of Directors will select an individual to fill the remaining two years of his term.

At the 2011 Regional Meetings, half of the Nominating Committee’s members and alternate members were selected by four Regions, in accordance with Article VII Section 3 of the Bylaws, with the other half having been selected at the 2010 Regional Meetings.

The newly elected members to the 2011-2013 Nominating Committee are: Southwest – Michael A. Tham (LA) member, James W. Goad (AR) alternate; Mountain – Patrick M. Thorne (NV) member, D. Lynn Smith (ID) alternate; Northeast – Andrew L. DuBoff (NJ) member, James S. Ciarcia (CT) alternate; Great Lakes – Claireen Herting (IL) member, Gary L. Fish (IL) alternate.

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