Elections 2016-2017

NMLSTA currently is accepting nominations for the positions of President-Elect and two members of the Board of Directors.



Anyone who has been a member of NMLSTA for three years in good standing and is a current member can be a nominee for President-elect. The President-elect will serve a 1 year term in that position and continue serving a 1 year term as President and a 1 year term as Past-President.

Duties of the President-elect

  1. Assist the President as appropriate and necessary.
  2. Serve on the Budget and Executive Committees.
  3. Assume the duties of the President when necessary.
  4. Help develop and promote NMLSTA sessions held at NSTA Area and National Conference.

Board of Directors

Any member in good standing of NMLSTA can be a nominee for the Board of Directors. Two Directors are elected each year for 3 year terms.

Duties of Elected Directors

  1. Serve as the primary liaison between the Membership and the Board of Directors and Committees.
  2. Attend all meetings of the Board of Directors.
  3. Actively promote membership in the NMLSTA.
  4. Actively serve on Committees as determined by the President.
  5. Be responsible to promote middle level science education through active involvement in other organizations and activities.
  6. Submit written reports of their activities to the President for inclusion in the Annual Report.
  7. Assume other such duties as the Board of Directors shall specify.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Board of Directors

or the position of President Elect, the following should be submitted to

Diana Cost (diana_cost@yahoo.com) using “NMLSTA Nominations” as the subject

  1. Brief biographical outline (1/2 page maximum) including education, teaching experience, professional memberships, activities, and awards.
  2. Statement of a maximum of 175 words on educational philosophy and key goals which will be pursued as a member of the Board or President-Elect.
  3. Three letters of support.

Submission Deadline is December 15, 2016

Voting will be done electronically during January 2017

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