Society for Romanian Studies—Call for Nominations

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The Society for Romanian Studies is an international interdisciplinary academic organization dedicated to promoting the professional study, criticism, and research of all aspects of Romanian culture and civilization, particularly concerning the countries of Romania and Moldova.

 

The SRS seeks nominations for the position of Treasurer and four regular members of the Executive Board. The SRS membership will elect four individuals as Board Members and the Treasurer will be elected by the Executive Board on the recommendation of the President. The Nominating Committee strives to promote balanced representation in regard to age, gender, professional background, locations of residence, and geographical and disciplinary areas of specialization, but is not be bound by any particular formula.

 

Qualifications include being a member of SRS and being actively engaged in the field of Romanian Studies. To be eligible for election as Treasurer a person must be a member in good standing for at least the calendar year prior to election.

 

OPEN POSITIONS

The open positions and a brief description of duties are as follows:

·Treasurer: The Treasurer shall have the care and custody of all funds of the Society which shall come into her/his hands, shall deposit the same in such manner and in such banks as the Executive Board or the President may direct, and shall disburse such funds under the direction of the Board. She/he shall keep true books of account and render statements thereof whenever required, and in no case less frequently than once a year, at the annual meeting of the Society; shall manage the collection of dues, and keep accurate lists of the members in each category; and shall provide to the annual meeting of the Society a written statement of disbursements and assets for the current fiscal year.

 

·Executive Board Members: Board members are responsible for the administration of SRS affairs. Duties include active participation in Board discussions via e-mail;

advising officers on diverse matters involving the Society; serving on committees; and promoting the Society among their academic networks. Whenever possible Board members should attend national and international conferences so as to engage in face-to-face meetings with the officers, other Board members, and SRS members at large.

 

Please send nominations or self-nominations to the chair of the Nominating Committee until March 15, 2020: Lavinia Stan (lstan@stfx.ca)

 

SELECTION PROCESS

SRS selects Board members through an electronic ballot of all members in

good standing, and the Treasurer will be elected by the Executive Board on the recommendation of the President. Open balloting will take place from

March 20-April 10, 2020 and the results will be announced no later than April 15, 2020.