! deadline extended! CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – 2020

It’s OHCFR election season! It is the goal of OHCFR to have a diverse Advisory Board that represents professionals in a variety of family-serving capacities. Serving on the OHCFR Advisory Board is a unique opportunity to collaborate with family scientists and practitioners across the state, promote the field of family science and extend the reach of NCFR for Ohioans. Sound interesting? Know someone who would be a perfect fit for one of the positions? Here’s your chance to get involved! This election cycle has the following open positions:

Term of Office: Jan. 1, 2021 – Dec. 31, 2022
** MUST have been a member of the OHCFR Advisory Board for at least one year prior to nomination/election of the office of president-elect. **

  • Assume the position of President in Jan. 2023 (2year term)
  • Serves in the President’s absence, incapacitation, or resignation
  • Serves as program chairman if an annual meeting of the affiliate is held & provides the incoming President-Elect with the annual meeting planning procedure
  • Assumes other duties as assigned by the President
  • Becomes Past President in Jan. 2025 (2year term)

Professional & New Professional
Term of Office: Jan. 1, 2021 – Dec. 31, 2023
** New professional is defined as a person who has received their degree in the last five years. **

  • Serve as contributing members, assuming duties assigned by the president

Student Board Members (2 positions)
Term of Office: Jan. 1, 2021 – Dec. 31, 2022
** Student members may be undergraduate or graduate students and have student status at the time of their election to the board. **

  • Works with Advisory Board to help address the needs & interests of student members
  • Helps recruits students to the organization

According to OHCFR Bylaws, board members must be Ohio residents and members of the National Council on Family Relations. Advisory Board members must attend 50% of the scheduled meetings. Within the year, there are two in-person meetings and two conference calls. In addition, Advisory Board members are expected to perform responsibilities that comply with the objectives of OHCFR/NCFR.

PLEASE NOMINATE YOURSELF OR ANOTHER OHCFR MEMBER. You may nominate multiple people. Send your nominations to:

[email protected]

Submissions are due by Friday, October 16, 2020, at 11:59 pm.
Nominees will be contacted to notify them of the nomination and to inquire if they are willing to accept and run for the position.

The OHCFR Advisory Board THANKS YOU in advance for nominating yourself or a colleague for one of the vacant positions!

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National Council on Family Relations
The Ohio Council on Family Relations is an affiliate of the National Council on Family Relations