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Announcement NCSL 2014 Legislative Staff Nominating Committee

Announcement | NCSL 2014 Legislative Staff Nominating Committee

6/18/2014

Legislative Staff Membership Recruitment
2014-2015 NCSL Executive Committee

Thomas Wright, Chief of Staff to Speaker, AlaskaTo All Interested Legislative Staff

From Thomas Wright, NCSL Staff Chair

NCSL's 2014 Legislative Staff Nominating Committee is seeking nominations for legislative staff to serve on the NCSL Executive Committee as staff vice chair or at-large members. The task of the 2014 Legislative Staff Nominating Committee, which meets at the NCSL Legislative Summit in Minneapolis in August, is to nominate a slate of 16 members and three officers of the NCSL Executive Committee for Conference Year 2014-2015.

There are six vacancies among at-large legislative staff positions on the Executive Committee this year. The vacancies are created by Executive Committee members reaching their limit of three consecutive one-year terms, having served an interim appointment or having declined to seek another one-year term.

Legislative staff interested in serving on the 2014-2015 NCSL Executive Committee should review the Nominating Procedures information and write a letter of declaration which must be postmarked or electronically transmitted by the following deadline dates.  Declarations and letters of support shall be addressed to Nancy Cyr, chair, NCSL 2014 Legislative Staff Nominating Committee, in care of the NCSL office in Denver at this address. NCSL will acknowledge their receipt and notify all members of the nominating committee.

Deadlines: Letters of Declaration and Support

  • Staff Vice Chair Candidates: The letter of declaration must be postmarked or electronically transmitted no later than July 1, 2014.
  • At-Large Membership Candidates: The letter of declaration must be postmarked or electronically transmitted no later than July 15, 2014.
  • Letters of support: All letters of support must be postmarked or electronically transmitted no later than Aug. 1, 2014.
 

Submit all letters to NCSL using the following address:

Nancy Cyr, Chair
NCSL 2014 Legislative Staff Nominating Committee
Attn: Joyce Johnson
National Conference of State Legislatures
7700 East First Place
Denver, CO 80230
or email to joyce.johnson@ncsl.org

Legislative Staff At-Large Members: Changes on NCSL Executive Committee

(Officer information not included here)

2014-2015 Conference Year (Slots Available = 6)

Members Completing Three-Year Term (6) Continuing Members (10)

Ken Levine, Texas
Jimmetta Gourdine Peoples, Alabama
Debra Levine, New York*
Tara Perkinson, Virginia
Anne Sappenfield, Wisconsin
Andrea Wilko, Utah
 

* Interim at-large member appointment of less than six months.

Karl Aro, Maryland
Rich Beckwith, Missouri
Raul Burciaga, New Mexico
Melissa Calderwood, Kansas
Martha Carter, Nebraska
Ann Cornwell, Arkansas
Lisa Davis, Mississippi
Walker Reagan, North Carolina
David Teal, Alaska
Charles (Chuck) Douglas Williams, Jr., South Carolina


Questions?  Contact NCSL:  Larry Morandi or Joyce Johnson (303) 364-7700

posted June 18, 2014

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