Board of Directors

2018 TAASA Board of Directors Nominations

Fill out this form to submit a board nomination: https://goo.gl/forms/w71kPwpUgjBXsghY2

Board Nomination Submission Forms are due December 4, 2017.  Ballots for voting will be sent out early January 2018 and terms for new board members will start on April 30, 2018. If you or someone you know in your community is a good fit for the TAASA board, please consider running!

Please keep in mind that some positions open for election may have incumbents who will be able to serve another term if elected.   For more information, you can contact your region representative, as well as the nominating committee chair, Nicole Martinez-Minton at 512.279.7129 or nicole.martinez@tmpa.org.

See below for available positions and requirements.

TAASA Board of Director Positions
Eligibility Requirements and Job Descriptions for 2018 Election Process
Term starts April 2018

PRESIDENT-ELECT

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Current TAASA Organizational (Authorized Delegate) or Individual Member for at minimum the past three (3) years
  • A minimum of one term (24 months) elected service on the board of directors. In the absence of a candidate that meets the criteria, the nominations committee will submit a candidate for the position for board approval.
  • Availability to prepare for and attend TAASA conference, board of director and executive committee meetings
  • Leadership, communication and teamwork skills
  • Completed nomination form with signatures for statements regarding “potential conflict of interest” and board attendance and preparation

Job Description:

  • Serve on the executive committee
  • Chair the nominations committee
  • Act in the absence or during the incapacity of the president
  • Perform other such duties as requested by the President or the board
SECRETARY

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Current TAASA Organizational (Authorized Delegate) or Individual Member for at minimum the past two (2) years
  • A minimum of half a term (12 months) service on the board of directors
  • Availability to prepare for and attend TAASA conference and board of director and executive committee meetings
  • Leadership, communication, teamwork and minutes-recording skills
  • Completed nomination form with signatures for statements regarding “potential conflict of interest” and board attendance and preparation 

Job Description:

  • Serve on the executive committee
  • Faithfully record and certify the minutes of all meetings of the board of directors and of the executive committee
  • Act in the absence or during the incapacity of both the president and the president-elect
  • Perform other such duties as requested by the President or the board
REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVES (Regions A, B, C, and E)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Current TAASA Organizational (Authorized Delegate) or Individual Member for a minimum of two (2) years
  • Availability to prepare for and attend TAASA conference, board of director meetings, and meetings of their TAASA region
  • Leadership, communication, and teamwork skills
  • Completed nomination form with signatures for statements regarding “potential conflict of interest” and board attendance and preparation

Job Description:

  • Chair meetings within their TAASA region as charged by the board
  • Report on the regional membership’s interests to the board of directors
  • Perform other such duties as requested by the President or the board
AT-LARGE POSITION

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Current TAASA Organizational (Authorized Delegate) or Individual Member or Supporter Membership.
  • Availability to prepare for and attend TAASA board of director meetings and annual conference
  • Leadership, communication, and teamwork skills
  • Completed nomination form with signatures for statements regarding “potential conflict of interest” and board attendance and preparation

Job Description:

  • Serve as liaisons between the membership at large and the board of directors
  • Perform other such duties as requested by the President or the board

2016-2017 TAASA Board of Directors

Name Position City
Lori Bunton President Abilene, TX
Nicole Martinez-Minton President-Elect Austin, TX
Kim Stark Secretary Lubbock, TX
Haleh Cochran Treasurer Frisco, TX
Donna Neel SANE Representative Lubbock, TX
Stephanie Schulte Immediate Past President El Paso, TX
Norma Luginbyhl Region A Representative Borger, TX
Jennifer Tristan Region B Representative San Antonio, TX
Madison Jackson Region C Representative Plano, TX
Charmin White Region D Representative Huntsville, TX
Cesar M. Campa Region E Representative El Paso, TX
Gloria Ocampo Region F Representative Brownsville, TX
Cynthia Catchings At Large McAllen, TX
Sayama Turner At Large San Antonio, TX
Michael Smith At Large Lubbock, TX
Selma Johnson At Large Weatherford, TX
Shannon Lowry At Large Round Rock, TX
Karla Payne At Large San Angelo, TX
Rose Luna TAASA Executive Director Austin, TX

Click here to see the Region Map.

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