Leadership

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Chapter Officer Staffing (2015-2016)







OfficeIncumbent
President Gordon Issler
Director of Operations Keith Stafford
Director of Academics Dale Rude
Director of Continuity Mark Kelly
Director of Programs Seeking Volunteer
Director of Treasury Chuck Wamsley
Director of Membership Jeff Gruner
Director of Information Seeking Volunteer
Director at Large Col A Nazario

Board of Directors

Board of Directors Staffing Plan (2015-2016)




Office Status
Chairman Don Greiman (Acting)
Chapter President Gordon Issler
Element Directors Chapter Officers
Special Advisor Curt Rowland

Position Descriptions:


President An elected position, with the incumbent serving a two year term.

The President has general supervision of the affairs of the Chapter and performs the duties usual to his/her office. He/she presides at regular meetings and during planning sessions of the executive staff (Chapter Directors and as required, Special Advisors). He/she is an ex-officio a member of all committees and of all sub-committees thereof. He/she chairs the “Chairman Search Committee” to identify candidates for nomination to the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors (BoD) of the Chapter. In addition, he/she is responsible for the general supervision of the Nominating Committee and any special committees established by the President. The President has the authority to appoint interim directors should continuity be at risk due to the absence of any duly appointed director.


Director of Operations (DO) An appointed position, nominated by the President and approved by the BoD. The term is determined by the President.

The DO assists the President in fulfilling the requirements of president's office and assumes full authority and duties of the President in the event of his/her absence. As requested by the President, the DO may coordinate the activities of Chapter Officers and lead Special Committees. If the President becomes unavailable for any reason, the DO becomes the "Interim President" while the Board of Directors implements the process for electing a new Chapter President.


Director of Continuity (DC) An appointed position, nominated by the President and approved by the BoD. The term is determined by the President.

The DC’s primary responsibility is to promote the continuity of organization and activity by maintaining accurate records, reports and minutes for regularly occurring and special Chapter and Board meetings. The DC establishes standard templates for meeting minutes and committee reports. Minutes will be presented to the President for approval. The DC shall in the month of June each year file an annual report of the Chapter activities, finances, obligations, number of meetings held, scholarship and/or award programs and other matters consistent with the objectives of NMIA with the NMIA Association, the Chapter President, and Chairman of the NMIA-OH Board in the form prescribed.


Director of Treasury (DT) An appointed position, nominated by the President and approved by the BoD. The term is determined by the President.

The DT oversees and executes all accounting and finance related activities and advises the Chapter and Board of Directors concerning all financial matters. A Chapter budget will be presented to the Executive Committee in June (closing previous year and planning for coming year) for review and if necessary, audit. The Chapter budget for the year is approved by the Chapter President and Board of Directors. Once the budget is approved, the DT manages the chapter finances according to the budget and direction of the Chapter President and reports significant discrepancies to the President. The DT is the custodian of all funds of the Chapter under the direction of the Executive Committee, to include operating funds, membership funds, scholarship funds, and the proceeds from fund raising activities, including donations. Additionally, the DT prepares and submits special reports on annual and special programs as may be requested by the Executive Committee.


Director of Membership (DM) An appointed position, nominated by the President and approved by the BoD. The term is determined by the President.

The DM is responsible for all aspects of tracking, maintaining, and protecting the privacy of members and associated data bases and rosters with a goal to increase individual membership for the Chapter. This includes coordination and implementation of membership drives, communication with expired or soon-to-expire members, and coordination with NMIA National to gain assistance with local membership issues. It also includes local area industry and academic sponsorship for NMIA-OH support.


Director of Information (DI) An appointed position, nominated by the President and approved by the BoD. The term is determined by the President.

The DI is responsible for the timely and accurate capture, dissemination and retention of chapter information. He/she is the single focal point for advancing the NMIA-OH brand awareness. The DI is responsible for managing the style and tone for NMIA-OH correspondence and ensuring standard graphics and formats are correctly applied to official communications. He/she is the single focal point for publicity, history, and social media (web, Facebook, Twitter, Pintrest, etc.)


Director of Academics (DA) An appointed position, nominated by the President and approved by the BoD. The term is determined by the President.

The DA is responsible for all aspects of administering the education outreach and scholarship program. This includes advocating NMIA interests within the STEM community of interest, promoting professional development within the chapter, and establishing the criteria for scholarship awards, chairing the scholarship selection committee, soliciting scholarship applications, and promoting additional education and training initiatives of NMIA-OH.


Director of Programs (DP) This is an appointed position, nominated by the President and approved by the BoD. The term is determined by the President.

The DP is responsible for establishing and producing events the annual agenda for luncheons and socials, establishing the framework for executing recurring activities in the most efficient manner, and collaborating with specially appointed project officers for special events. Working with all of the other directors, the DOP leads efforts to round up speakers, and through the DI, ensures activities are advertised and, with expressed permission of our speakers, ensures biographical information and presentation artifacts are promptly made available to members on the NMIA-OH web after the event concludes.


Director(s) at Large (DL) This is an appointed position, nominated by the President and approved by NMIA-OH Chapter members. The term is determined by the President.

A director at large acts as an ombudsman for NMIA-OH or special purpose liaison to an external organization. When acting principally as a liaison, the DL may be given an appropriate title. If the individual is an active duty military member or a civil servant, certain aspect of Board participation (such as voting) may be limited.


Board Position Descriptions:


Chairman The Board Chairman is elected from the Board membership, and may be the Chapter President but cannot be a DL or Special Advisor. If the Chapter President also serves as the Board Chairman, he/she will not vote in matters unless a tie break is required.


Chapter President An elected position, with the incumbent serving a two year term.

The Chapter President has general supervision of the affairs of the Chapter and performs the duties usual to his/her office. He/she presides at regular meetings and during planning sessions of the executive staff (Chapter Directors and as required, Special Advisors). He/she is an ex-officio a member of all committees and of all sub-committees thereof. He/she chairs the “Chairman Search Committee” to identify candidates for nomination to the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors (BoD) of the Chapter.


Element Directors These are the appointed officers of the NMIA-OH Chapter. They are voting members of the Board in all matters brought to a Board vote, including confirmation by simple majority of persons nominated to serve as directors and special advisers.


Special Advisor These persons are nominated by the Chairman based on potential to influence industry, academia, or government or to serve in a topical capacity. SAs are confirmed by simple majority vote by the Board.