The Mid-Atlantic Writing Centers Association

MAWCA Executive Board Special Election: Call for Nominations

26 Mar 2018 4:12 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

This spring, MAWCA will hold a special election for the newly open position of Vice-President on the MAWCA Executive Board. Members of the Executive Board must be directors, staff members of writing centers, or those involved with writing centers. Board members should commit to being available for two face-to-face meetings per year: a September retreat and the Board meeting at the spring conference.  The deadline to nominate a candidate is Friday, April 6, 2018.

Please consider running for a position or nominating a colleague. Serving on the board is a great way to promote the work of writing centers, meet writing center colleagues throughout the region, and gain professional development. Click here to read a few testimonials from current MAWCA board members.

The open position is:

 Two-year term, then succession to the presidency
The vice-president will:
  • work closely with the president;
  • assume the duties of the president in the president's absence and undertake such responsibilities as delegated by the president;
  • assume the office of president after vice-presidential term.

How do I nominate a colleague?

Before the April 6 deadline, email Jen Callaghan ( the name and email address of the person you would like to nominate. We will take care of the rest.

How do I self-nominate?

Self-nominating is very common, and we encourage it, so don’t be shy. Please read these bio guidelines and write a brief bio as instructed. Email this bio, and a statement of self-nomination, to by the April 6 deadline.

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