MTS Board of Directors Nominations

There are two positions open for the 2021 MTS Board Elections:

Treasurer and Vice President of Budget and Finance

Vice President of Section Affairs

MTS members may nominate candidates for the open positions through 11:59 p.m. EST on June 15, 2021. 

Submit a Nomination

Open Positions

Treasurer and Vice President of Budget and Finance

Deadline: June 15, 2021
Term: Three (3) years and not to exceed two (2) consecutive terms
Description: The Treasurer and Vice President of Budget and Finance is responsible for the oversight of Society funds and serves as the Chair of the Budget and Finance Committee.

Vice President of Section Affairs

Deadline: June 15, 2021
Term: Three (3) years and not to exceed two (2) consecutive terms
Description: The Vice President of Sections Affairs is responsible for the activities of all Society sections and serves on the Membership and Sections Committee.

Nomination Process

What is the nomination process? The Board Nominating Committee solicits nominations for election candidates from Society membership and leadership. Nominations will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. EST on June 15, 2021. Late nominations will not be considered. Once closed, the Nomination Committee will release the candidates to the general membership and voting will open. Voting will occur beginning in August and will close at the OCEANS 2021 San Diego conference. Ballots will be available online, and in-person at the OCEANS conference.

Nomination Requirements

All nomination packages must include the following:

  • Potential nominee’s CV and short biography (must not exceed 250 words)
  • Potential nominee’s list of prior MTS activity/service
  • Potential nominee’s list of experience in association volunteer positions
  • Potential nominee’s photograph, formatted as a 300 dpi JPG file
  • Indicate one or two key goals that you hope to accomplish in this position over the next 3 years (must not exceed 500 words)
  • Discuss the qualities and experience you possess that make you a strong candidate for the position for which you are running (must not exceed 500 words)

Questions?

Please contact Monica Ostrander at [email protected]