Nominations Open

The Illinois Academy Nominating Committee is accepting nominations for the following 2023 ballot positions. Nominations for the positions of president-elect, CPI chair-elect, nominating chair-elect, and secretary. 

Nominations can be emailed to [email protected]

We are pleased to see so many interested in volunteering and learning more about affiliate leadership roles. We have many projects and committees, both of which are a great way to start becoming more involved. Those who are involved get the most out of their membership. If you are interested in volunteering fill out our volunteer interest survey!


For the Office of President-Elect

2023 Nominations Open

  • Automatically becomes President of the Illinois Academy at the beginning of the 2023-2024 fiscal year.
  • Performs functions of the office of President when absent.
  • Stays in contact with all duties of the President and of other elected officers.
  • Develop program and activities for term as President, incorporating goals in Strategic Plan and assist with budget development with the Treasurer to accomplish the program.
  • Attend and report on the meeting of interest to Affiliate Dietetic Associations held during the Academy Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE).
  • Attend the Academy Public Policy Workshop in Washington, DC.
  • Handle the invitation and arrangements for the 50-year Academy member attendance at the Annual Assembly.

Key attributes include forward-looking, fair-minded, natural leader, and creative. 

Length of Term: One Year
Volunteer Time Expectations5+ hours/week

For the Office of CPI Chair-Elect 

2023 Nominations Open

  • Automatically becomes CPI Committee Chair of the Illinois Academy at the beginning of the fiscal year.
  • Program Planning Committee Chair for the Illinois Academy Spring Assembly.
  • Responsible for the planning and coordinating the Illinois Academy Spring Assembly meeting with the Program Planning Committee.

Key attributes include well-organized, creative, experience with event planning, and strong communicator. 

Length of Term: One Year
Volunteer Time Expectation: 5 hours/week

For the Office of Nominating Chair-Elect

2023 Nominations Open

  • Automatically becomes Nominating Committee Chair of the Illinois Academy at the beginning of the fiscal year.
  • Stays in contact with all duties of the Nominating Chair.
  • Assist with soliciting potential candidates for each ballot position.
  • Assists with submission of articles to the Bulletin requesting suggestions for potential candidates from membership.

Key attributes include resourceful, natural leader, well-networked, and strong communicator. 

Length of Term: One Year
Volunteer Time Expectation: 1 hour/week

For the Office of Secretary

2023 Nominations Open

  • Attends, takes roll and meeting minutes at the Executive Committee and Board of Directors Meetings. 
  • Files reports as requested by President.
  • Proofreads Illinois Academy documents as requested.
  • Stays in contact with the duties of membership. 

Key attributes include well-organized, efficient, and detail-oriented.  

Length of Term: Two Years
Volunteer Time Expectation: 1 hour/week

For the Office of Delegate (North) 

Nominations Not Needed until 2024

  • Attends Illinois Academy Executive Committee, Board of Directors, Academy House of Delegates, House Mid-Year Meetings and Area Meeting.
  • Responds to communication from Speaker of the House.
  • Listen and communicate concerns of members to the House of Delegates.
  • Formulate, organize thoughts, and speak effectively to groups.

Key attributes include motivated, organized, and strong speaker/communicator.

Length of Term: Three Years
Volunteer Time Expectation: 15-20 days per year

For the Office of Treasurer-Elect

Nominations Not Needed until 2024

  • Automatically becomes Treasurer of the Illinois Academy at the beginning of the fiscal year.
  • Stays in contact with all duties of the Treasurer and assists with Financial Committee needs. 
  • Receive and have custody of all funds and securities.
  • See the full and accurate financial records are kept and reviewed.
  • Reports the financial status of the Illinois Academy to the Board of Directors and members.

Key attributes include financial-savvy, confident in bookkeeping skills, and well-organized.  

Length of Term: One Year
Volunteer Time Expectation: 1 hour/week

Questions

For election questions or concerns please reach out to our Nominating Chair, Anne Coltman at [email protected]