​​​​Officer Nominations

​​Nominations are being sought for the 2022-2024 SSP Executive Committee​. You may self nominate or nominate a fellow colleague—please check with the individual on their willingness to serve before nominating them. All nominees must be current SSP members. Review officer duties and responsibilities as outlined in the SSP Bylaws (Article IV. Section 1 & 2) and in the Manual of Operations​ (Section I.D)​.  ​

All nominations will be treated confidentially and the final slate of candidates will be approved by the SSP Executive Committee and presented to the membership prior to the fall election. 

Thank you! 

Jennifer Grady
SSP Strategic Planning & Nominations (SPAN) Chair

Elected offices include:​

Officer terms are two years, and the Chair-elect position is a 6-year commitment (2 years as Chair-Elect, 2 years as Chair, and 2 years as Past Chair). Elected officers will be installed during the Closing Session at the 2022 SSP Conference. 

  • ​​Chair-Elect

  • Internal Communications Chair

  • Treasurer

  • Global Outreach Member-at-Large​

  • Professional Development Member-at-Large

  • Scientific Member-at-Large​

  • Strategic Planning and Nominations Chair

General expectations for elected officers

  • Regular participation in monthly Executive Committee conference calls (60-minute call typically during normal U.S. business hours).

  • Active participation/contribution within the committee and support of committee initiatives.

  • SSP Conference attendance. 

  • All elected officers will take office at the 2022 SSP Conference.  

How to Nominate

​Review the SSP Mission and Scope statements, and the Officer duties and responsibilities as outlined in the SSP Bylaws (Article IV. Section 1 & 2) and Manual of Operations​ (Section I.D)​. You may self-nominate, or nominate a fellow SSP member by sending the following via the online nomination form. 

Required Nomination materials:

  • Nominee's Name and Contact information
  • Nominator's Name and Contact information (optional)
  • LinkedIn profile (optional)
  • Officer position 
  • Willingness to serve
  • Brief description of leadership experience and volunteer​ service within SSP and/or other associations (200 word max).

Nomination deadline is May 2, 2022. 

Selected nominees will be contacted by SPAN​ to submit additional materials for the election:​​

  • Color headshot photo

  • 200 word biographical sketch

  • 200 word vision statement for SSP


  • March 1: Online nomination portal opens

  • March 8: Call for officer nominations announced in SSP newsletter

  • May 2: Officer nominations closes

  • May 3 - June 1: SPAN reviews nominations and selects final slate of officers

  • June 13: Slate of officers presented and approved by the SSP Executive Committee

  • August: Slate of officers shared with the membership

  • August 29: Election ballot emailed to current SSP members

  • October 3: Election closes a​nd final results sent to SPAN. After election, candidates are notified of results.

  • November 4: Officer installation during Closing Session at the SSP Conference​


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