Call for Nominations

For the Board of Directors of the Colorado Professional Researchers for Advancement
To Fill Vacancies in the 2013 and 2014 Terms for the Following:

Director of Communications
Director of Programs
Secretary/Treasurer

Fellow CPRA Members:

Thank you for your continuing support of the goals and activities of our professional association, the Colorado Professional Researchers for Advancement. We continue to make great strides in building a supportive organization for our members so that they will gain personally and professionally from their association with one another.

The CPRA board has three vacancies to fill for the remainder of 2013 and 2014 terms of office that will run through the end of 2014. Do you know a candidate who has a demonstrated ability to lead others, a track record of committee or other volunteer service, a strong interest in prospect research and philanthropy, the ability to communicate effectively, and reliability in following through on commitments and meeting deadlines.

Please give this request your serious consideration.? Don’t hesitate to nominate yourself if you want to join in making CPRA a wonderful organization.? Serving on the board will provide opportunities for you to develop your leadership skills. I and the other returning board members also promise to provide continuing support to you as a new board officer.

Please use the attached form to nominate yourself or a colleague for one of the current vacancies on the board.? You may nominate as many people as you like, but please place each nominee on a separate nominating form.? Send your nominations to me either by email or fax no later than Friday, March 15th, 2013 by 5pm. You are encouraged to discuss your nomination with the candidate prior to submission to determine his or her interest and willingness to potentially serve as a member of the CPRA Board.

The current CPRA Board will review all nominations received by the deadline to determine the slate of candidates that will be presented to the membership for the election on March 18th, 2013. We expect to have the vacant positions filled by March 31, 2013.

To follow are the duties of the board positions as stated in the CPRA Bylaws:

Director of Programs: Plans and evaluates chapter programs, and chairs Program Committee.

Director of Communications: Acts as liaison between CPRA and APRA by submitting information about forthcoming CPRA events to the APRA Director of Communications on a quarterly basis. Maintains communication with the webmaster regarding updates to the CPRA web page and acts as a liaison between the CPRA Board and the webmaster.

Secretary/Treasurer? Takes minutes at all meetings, distributes agenda and minutes to members of the Board. Handles all financial transactions and accounts for CPRA, including: collection of dues, program registration fees, and correspondence at the CPRA P.O. Box; payment of invoices; depositing checks and cash in the CPRA bank account; and preparation of accurate financial statements and reports.

Download: Nomination Form and CPRA Bylaws.

I look forward to receiving your nominations. If you have any questions about the nomination process or would like further information about a position, please contact me.

Janine Flores
CPRA President

Please Email or Fax the nomination form by March 15, 2013 to:

Janine Flores
Manager of Prospect Research Services
Metropolitan State University of Denver
303-556-5149
Email: jflore23@msudenver.edu
Fax: 303-556-8044

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