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Nominate for the NCIL Board of Directors by May 23, 2014!

April 14, 2014

Dear NCIL Members:

2011 NCIL Board of DirectorsNCIL members have an opportunity to nominate an individual to run for each of the following positions on the NCIL Board:

  • Vice President,
  • Secretary,
  • Diversity Chair,
  • three (3) Member At-Large positions,
  • and Representatives of Regions 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10.

If you or someone you know would be interested in running for the NCIL Board, please fill out the nomination form.

Please carefully review the position descriptions and memorandum, as it will help in considering potential nominees. Also, make sure to share these resources with the individual you are nominating so that s/he has a clear understanding of what will be expected should s/he be elected.

Nomination Deadline: May 23, 2014. 

  • Article III, Section F (2) of the NCIL SOPs, states that “In order for a person to be nominated for an office or position on NCIL’s Governing Board, he or she must be staff, board, or designated representative of a NCIL CIL/SILC member and shall reside within the state of the CIL/SILC member.”
  • All Board member terms are 2 years. Each officer position (President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer) is limited to 2 terms by the same individual. No other board positions are term-limited.
  • Those elected to the NCIL Board are strongly encouraged to attend the NCIL Annual Council Meeting and conference. The newly elected will meet with their fellow NCIL Board members on August 1, 2014, following the NCIL Annual Conference in Washington, DC.

If you have any questions regarding the nominating process, please feel free to contact me or Charlotte Stewart of the NCIL Membership and Nominating Committee at (V) 214-630-4796.


Kelly Buckland, Executive Director
National Council on Independent Living

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